Manchester United to face Celta Vigo in Europa League semis

Manchester United have been drawn to face Celta Vigo in the semi-final of the Europa League, with Ajax facing Lyon in the other tie.

United reached the semi-finals by beating Anderlecht 3-2 on aggregate, with Marcus Rashford hitting an extra-time winner on Thursday night.

Celta overcame  RC Genk after securing a 1-1 draw in Belgium, which meant they went through 3-2 on aggregate.

This is the first time United have reached this stage of this competition, either in its current guise or when it was the UEFA Cup.

Their previous best performance came in 1985, when they were defeated by Hungarian side Videoton in the quarter-finals.

This will be the first time United have ever faced Celta in a competitive match.

The first leg, in Spain, will be played on May 4, while the return at Old Trafford will take place on May 11.

Europa League semi-final draw

Ajax – Lyon

Celta – Man. United

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