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UCL: Sevilla knock Man Utd out as Roma pip Shakhtar to advance

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​La Liga side, Sevilla stunned ​English Premier League side, Manchester United ​by​ knocking​ them​ out of the Champions League at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

After holding the Spanish side to a goalless draw in the first leg of the last-16 tie, United put up an awful performance at home which saw them trail 2-0​​ by 78 minutes.

All their efforts to complete a comeback proved abortive as Romelu Lukaku’s 84th minute goal was not enough to see them through.

The visitors edged the Jose Mourinho side 2-1 to reach only their second ever European Cup quarter-final.

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Substitute Wissam Ben Yedder was the match-winner for the Spanish side, as he scored twice in quick succession– 74 and 78 minutes– with the first goal struck just two minutes after coming on.

Lukaku lashed home from close range with seven minutes remaining, but his side were clearly second best in the encounter.

In another round of 16 tie on Tuesday night, Serie A giants Roma scaled through to the last 8 after beating their visitors Shakhtar Donetsk 1-0.

Trailing 2-1 from the first leg, the Italian side needed just one goal on home soil to win the tie on away goal, and Edin Dzeko’s 52nd-minute strike made it happen.

 

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