Europa League Finals,May 24th 2017

Manchester United and Ajax book a slot in the UEFA Europa League Finals to be held at Stockholm’s Friends Arena in Sweden on May 24th, 2017.

How did they get here?

Manchester United squeezed through by beating Celta Vigo 2-1 on aggregate.

A 1-1 draw at Old Trafford in the second leg of the semi-finals, a match that had Manchester United fans crossing their fingers especially in the last minute, was not enough to push Celta Vigo to the finals due to the away goal scored by Red Devil’s Marcus Rashford.

Ajax stunned Lyon 4-1 in the first leg.

This was enough to propel them to the next round despite a spirited fight in the second league from Lyon securing a 3-1 win yesterday. This was not enough.

Ajax went through with a 5-4 win on aggregate.


Manchester United play Ajax in the finals of UEFA Europa League.

The two teams have met twice before in 2016 Europa League. In the first leg at Ajax,Manchester won 2-0 but in the second league of the same fixture Ajax won 2-1.

Both teams need to put up their best fights in the finals,May the best team win.