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107'
M. Fellaini
Assist
107'
M. Rashford
Goal
97'
D. Appiah
Yellow Card
91'
A. Martial
Z. Ibrahimović
90'
A. Martial
Z. Ibrahimović
78'
I. Thelin
Ł. Teodorczyk
64'
M. Bruno
A. Chipciu
64'
N. Stanciu
S. Hanni
60'
M. Fellaini
J. Lingard
32'
S. Hanni
Goal
23'
D. Blind
M. Rojo
11'
Y. Tielemans
Yellow Card
10'
M. Rashford
Assist
10'
H. Mkhitaryan
Goal
3
0
3
2

Stats

Possession
% %
8
6
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 10 6
Total Passes 720 480

Commentary

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Marcus Rashford scored the decisive goal to send them through as he overcame earlier disappoinments to find the net. Jose Mourinho's men are the team to beat in the competition and it would be hard to look past them now.
Manchester United advance to the semi-finals of the Europa League, keeping alive their hopes of securing a Champions League place without finishing in the top four of the Premier League.
FULL-TIME: MANCHESTER UNITED 2-1 (3-2) ANDERLECHT AET.
120' THAT'S IT! UNITED ARE THROUGH!
120' OVER! Mbodji latches on to Obradovic's cross at the back post and powers a header at goal, only to see his effort sail just over the bar. The visitors want a corner and replay show that the United keeper may have got a touch, but the referee is adamant that it's a goal-kick.
119' OFFSIDE! Martial thinks he has secured the tie as he slots the ball past Ruben, but the flag is up for offside.
118' United's turn to feel the pressure as the ball pinballs around the box before they win a free-kick for a foul on Romero. There's still time for Anderlecht here.
116' CHANCE! Acheampong should put Anderlecht ahead as he stretches to guide his header past Romero from close range, but the keeper makes the save. Mbodji had won the header to put United under pressure, but the forward could not reward his team-mate.
114' Romero comes off his line to clear an Anderlecht long ball into the box with his fists. The Argentine just does enough to guide the ball away from Tielemans.
112' United remain in control of the game, with Anderlecht appearing very jaded in their attempts to get back into the match.
110' CHANCE! Pogba has the opening to kill off the game as he latches on to Mkhitaryan's pass, but his effort is saved with ease by Ruben.
109' Anderlecht have to come out of their shape now and press the Red Devils. The tie is still there for them as a second goal would send them through on away goals.
M. Fellaini
Assist
Manchester United
107' Fellaini wins the knockdown and tees up Rashford for the strike.
M. Rashford
Goal
Manchester United
107' GOALLLLLL!!!!! RASHFORD FINDS THE NET! United restore their advantage and get the second goal their pressure has deserved. The striker collects Fellaini's knockdown and creates space for a strike with a neat turn before firing his effort past Ruben - with the aid of a deflection.
106' We're back underway.
HALF-TIME EXTRA-TIME: MANCHESTER UNITED 1-1 ANDERLECHT
105' CHANCE! Tielemans strikes the ball from distance, but Romero fluffs what should be a comfortable save. Fortunately for the keeper he gathers the rebound just ahead of Thelin.
103' Rashford wastes two more openings; first as he sends his pass to Martial off target. From the second opening his tamely strikes his effort straight at Spajic, who clears the danger.
101' DISALLOWED GOAL! Pogba slots the ball into the net, but the goal is chalked off as the referee blows for a foul on Spajic by Fellaini at the back post. The correct decision.
100' United are ramping up the pressure as the visitors are unable to break out of their own half at the moment.
98' SPAJIC! The defender comes to the rescue for Anderlecht once again as he steers Valencia's cross away from Fellaini with a powerful clearing header.
D. Appiah
Yellow Card
Anderlecht
97' Appiah goes into the book for a poor foul on Rashford. United have a free-kick on the edge of the box on the left wing.
96' Mkhitaryan weaves his way past three players in the middle of the park before sending a teasing throughball forward for Rashford. However, Mbodji comes across and clears the danger for the visitors.
94' OVER! The referee awards a corner, although the ball struck an Anderlecht player before Obradovic's strike went out. Tielemans plays the ball short to Stanciu, but he hammers his first-time effort over the bar.
93' WIDE! Obradovic goes for goal after raiding forward down the left, but his strike creeps inches past the post - with the aid of a deflection.
92' Obradovic challenges Fellaini in the air and the Belgian falls awkwardly on his shoulder. United are not doing well with injuries here.
92' BLOCK! Rashford beats his man with ease down the right and rabonas the ball to the back post. Pogba tries an overhead kick and makes great contact, only to be denied by Mbodji's block.
A. Martial
Z. Ibrahimović
Manchester United
91' Martial replaces Ibrahimovic for the home side.
91' We're underway in extra-time.
Ibrahimovic has been helped from the field, which suggests that his involvement is over for the evening. Another hammer blow for United.
Can either of these sides find a breakthrough in the additional 30 minutes.
Despite Manchester United's dominance in the second half we're heading to extra-time. The Red Devils spurned chance after chance and the Belgian outfit were able to be resilient enough at the back to hold out.
END OF 90 MINUTES: MANCHESTER UNITED 1-1 ANDERLECHT
90' + 2' Ibrahimovic tries to take the ball down in the box, only to lose his balance at the vital moment, allowing Ruben to gather. The Swede remains on the ground as the final whistle blows after a hard fall on his ankle.
90' + 1' BLOCK! Spajic has made another vital intervention at the back for Anderlecht as this time he puts his body on the line to make a vital challenge to stop Shaw from striking in the six-yard box. That should be enough to take the game to extra-time.
A. Martial
Z. Ibrahimović
Manchester United
90' Substitution Zlatan Ibrahimović Anthony Martial
90' There will be two minutes of added time.
89' WIDE! United build dangerously in the final third before Ibrahimovic steers the ball around the corner for Rashford, but once again he fails to finish - firing his effort into the side-netting.
87' Rashford goes on a surge down the left, but Appiah wins the battle on this occasion with a solid tackle. That contest still has legs in it as long as both players remain on the pitch.
85' OFFSIDE! Rashford breaks in behind the visitors' backline as he collects Pogba's throughball, only to see the offside flag raised.
84' It's all hands on deck for Anderlecht at the back now. They've lost all their attacking impetus and appear to be holding out for extra-time.
82' MISS! IBRA SMASHES WIDE! The Swede should put United ahead as he latches on to Carrick's throughball. He lifts the ball up to strike on the volley, but he can only blast his effort well wide of the post. Ibrahimovic has struggled immensely this evening.
80' WIDE! Valencia stands up a cross into the box and it falls to Ibrahimovic at the back post. He takes one touch to control and attempts to blast it through a crowd of players, but he scuffs his strike well wide of the target.
I. Thelin
Ł. Teodorczyk
Anderlecht
78' Teodorczyk is replaced by Thelin for the visitors.
78' WHAT A MISS! Pogba misses from six yards with the goal gaping. Mkhitaryan swings the ball from a corner into a dangerous area and the Frenchman edged ahead of Dendoncker, but he could only send his effort over the bar.
77' Rashford does brilliantly down the left to beat Appiah and swing a dangerous cross into the six-yard box, but Spajic is there to clear the danger once again.
75' Pogba lifts a threatening cross into the box angled towards Ibrahimovic, but Spajic rises to clear the danger behind for a corner.
73' The game is extremely open now. A goal from either side at the moment could well be the winner.
71' SAVE! A loose ball could not fall more kindly for Ibrahimovic in the box as he seizes possession six yards from goal. However, with only Ruben to beat the Swede is denied by the Anderlecht keeper as he makes the block with his body.
70' OVER! Acheampong collects a pass from Tielemans on the counter and with little in support around him - he goes for goal, only to see his effort deflected over the bar.
69' CHANCE! Rashford seizes on a mistake from Appiah and only has Ruben to beat. The keeper forces him to commit and he goes round the Spaniard, but the forward takes a heavy touch and cannot fire at goal from the angle. Appiah then recovers to regain possession and quell the opening.
67' Anderlecht are just starting to wane a little bit. Their threat has been somewhat diminished over the last few minutes, although counters could be the best thing for them at this stage.
65' WIDE! Rashford collects on the edge of the box and has a line of sight at goal, but he can only drill his strike inches past the post. A good opportunity is spurned by the young forward.
M. Bruno
A. Chipciu
Anderlecht
64' Chipciu makes way for Bruno as Weiler rotates his options.
N. Stanciu
S. Hanni
Anderlecht
64' Stanciu replaces Hanni for the visitors.
63' United are beginning to up the ante and sending crosses into the box for Fellaini to attack. A direct approach may not be a bad idea for the rest of the contest.
62' OVER! Valencia stands up a cross for Fellaini to attack, but the visitors do enough to quell the opening. Rashford collects on the edge of the box, but his effort is deflected over the bar.
M. Fellaini
J. Lingard
Manchester United
60' Lingard makes way for Fellaini as Mourinho bolsters his midfield.
59' BLOCK! Shaw has been active in the final third this evening, but this time he's called on to defend making a vital block to stop Chipciu's shot in the box.
57' The longer the game remains all square the better for the visitors, although they've not shown any sign of backing down from their attacking intent.
55' Ibrahimovic almost capitalises on poor positioning from Ruben to head Rashford in behind, but the keeper recovers and claims ahead of the England man.
54' Mbodji clears the danger from a Mkhitaryan-led attack, with an important interception. Anderlecht counter and Tieleman sends Chipciu down the right to cross into the box. Teodorczyk pulls off his man and heads at goal, but Romero makes a comfortable save.
52' Anderlecht are still probing in the final third, with Chipciu lining up a strike from distance, only to send his effort harmlessly wide of the post.
49' CLOSE! HOW ARE UNITED NOT AHEAD! Shaw makes a great run in the inside left channel and takes possession. He fires a low ball across the face of goal for Lingard's run. The winger meets the ball, but he cannot make enough contact to steer it into the an empty net.
48' Romero punches the ball clear from the corner, but the threat remains from the visitors.
48' CHANCE! Tielemans sends the visitors on the counter and Teodorczyk escapes the attention of Valencia. The striker lines up an effort, but the United right-back gets back to make the intervention, although Anderlecht still have a corner.
47' Carrick sends a threatening ball into the channel for Shaw, but Appiah does his duties to clear it behind for a corner.
46' We're back underway at Old Trafford.
The players are back out for the second half. So we should be underway again shortly.
Manchester United appeared to be on top after taking the lead through Mkhitaryan, with Ruben forced into action to deny Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard. However, the visitors roared back through Hanni and have threatened the home side's net.
The tie remains evenly balanced at the break thanks to Sofiane Hanni's strike, which cancelled out Henrikh Mkhitaryan's opener. If the scoreline remains the same at 90 minutes we're heading to extra-time.
HALF-TIME: MANCHESTER UNITED 1-1 ANDERLECHT
45' + 2' The referee ends the first half.
45' + 1' So close for Anderlecht. Tielemans' deflected strike finds its way into the path of Hanni, but he just cannot take a light enough touch to round Romero five yards from goal. The United defence breathes a sigh of relief.
45' There will be two minutes of added time.
44' United are back in a passing rhythm at least, having been knocked off their stride by Anderlecht's equaliser. However, Mourinho will still want to see more from his team.
43' WIDE! United bring the ball from back to front before Pogba lofts a pass into Mkhitaryan on the edge of the box. The Armenian strikes on his left foot, but he cannot direct his volley on target, sending it well wide.
40' SHOT! Shaw makes good progress down the left to take a pass into the inside channel and he strikes at goal with his right foot, only to hit a tame effort at Ruben.
39' OFFSIDE! Mkhitaryan tries to catch out the Anderlecht defence with a quickly-taken set-piece, but as Lingard strikes the ball from his pass - the offside flag goes up. The shot from the Englishman was off target anyway.
38' Ibrahimovic is pulled back by Spajic as the duo tussle for the ball in the air. United have a decent position to attack from here.
37' OH DEAR! Pogba has a wild strike from 40 yards out and it goes as expected, with the Frenchman smashing his effort into the stand behind the goal.
35' CLOSE! Rashford turns on the jets down the left flank to beat Appiah and he rifles an effort towards the near post, but Ruben beats the ball behind for a corner.
34' Blind makes an important challenge in the final third as he robs Dendoncker of possession on the edge of the box just when he was about to pull the trigger from Tielemans' lay-off.
S. Hanni
Goal
Anderlecht
32' GOALLLL!!!! HUGE MOMENT FOR ANDERLECHT! Hanni finds the back of the net to score a crucial away goal for the Belgian outfit, hammering the ball past Romero from close range. Tielemans caused havoc in the box as his deflected strike hit the bar, while Teodorczyk did just enough to steer the ball into Hanni's path to strike with power into the net.
30' Shaw makes a surge down the left flank and sends a dangerous ball across the face of goal, but Spajic gets just enough on his clearance to take it away from Lingard in the box.
29' SAVE! Tielemans curls the resulting free-kick over the wall, but Romero is on hand to make a comfortable save.
28' Hanni has his ankles clipped by Pogba and the visitors have a free-kick in a dangerous position.
27' SAVE! Appiach surges through the United backline before squaring the ball for Dendoncker to strike, but Romero gets a fingertip on the ball to prevent his curling strike from finding the net.
26' Valencia continues to have issues with Acheampong as he fouls the winger down the flank. Anderlecht are not backing down here.
24' Ibrahimovic fouls Mbodji in the box and United are stopped in the middle of a threatening attack by the referee.
D. Blind
M. Rojo
Manchester United
23' Blind replaces Rojo for the home side.
22' Rojo stays down on the deck after colliding with Bailly this time and will be forced off on a stretcher.
21' CHANCE! Acheampong capitalises on mistakes from Valencia and Rojo to break in behind the United defence. All he has to do is slide the ball past Romero, but the keeper manages to get enough on the effort to turn it past the post.
19' Rojo appears to be ok to continue after treatment. United cannot afford to lose any more defenders with Phil Jones and Chris Smalling already sidelined.
17' Chipciu and Rojo collide down the right flank and the Manchester United man comes off worse. He stays down in agony on the ground.
15' United's goal came just when Anderlecht were in the midst of their solid start. The Belgian side have been rocked by Mkhitaryan's opener and are well and truly on the back foot now.
13' CLOSE! Lingard collects on the left flank and attempts to bend a strike into the far corner. His effort is struck well and on target, but Ruben makes a fine stop to turn the ball past the post.
12' SAVE! Mkhitaryan swings a cross in from the right and Pogba rises to head at goal. His effort looks to be creeping into the top corner before Ruben turns it over the bar.
Y. Tielemans
Yellow Card
Anderlecht
11' Tielemans goes into the book for a foul on Rashford. If Anderlecht were to advance he would be ruled out of the first semi-final.
M. Rashford
Assist
Manchester United
10' Rashford's first cross was intercepted, but he collected the rebound to tee up Mkhitaryan.
H. Mkhitaryan
Goal
Manchester United
10' GOALLLLL!!!! UNITED TAKE THE LEAD! Mkhitaryan gives United a cushion as he collects Rashford's pass on the edge of the box before rifling his strike past Ruben into the bottom corner. The Armenian now has five goals to his name in Europe this term.
10' Rashford leads a break down the left for United, but his pass across the box for Ibrahimovic is intercepted by Mbodji.
9' Tielemans wins the ball in the middle of the park and feeds Chipciu down the right flank. Shaw first does well to make the tackle, only to give the ball away to Appiah.
7' An even start to the game at Old Trafford, with both sides showing composure in possession. Ibrahimovic has yet to be involved for Mourinho's men.
5' Mkhitaryan tries to weave his way past Appiah down the left flank, but the Anderlecht holds firm and wins possession back for the visitors.
3' OVER! Hanni does well in the midfield to send Acheampong on his way down the left. His cross is blocked, but Dendoncker tries his luck from distance. The Belgian produces a sweet strike, only to see his effort sail just over the bar.
1' Mkhitaryan sends the ball into the path of Lingard in the box. The Englishman tries to put the ball across the face of goal for Ibrahimovic, but Mbodji clears the danger.
1' We're underway at Old Trafford.
The players are making their way out on to the pitch, so we should be underway shortly.
STAT ATTACK! Anderlecht have failed to win any of their 17 away matches against English teams. 
STAT ATTACK! Jose Mourinho has won his last eight home European matches, including five this season with Manchester United.
Anderlecht have made four changes from the side that drew against United in the home leg. Uro Spajic, Lukas Teodorczyk, Alexandru Chipciu and Hanni all come into the side this evening.
Luke Shaw, Michael Carrick and Mkhitaryan also come back into the fold from the weekend. Wayne Rooney takes a place on the bench alongside Anthony Martial and Ander Herrera.
United have made five changes from their win over Chelsea. Zlatan Ibrahimovic returns to the starting line-up to spearhead the attack this evening, while Sergio Romero replaces David de Gea between the sticks.
Anderlecht subs: Deschacht, Bruno, Nuytinck, Capel, Boeckx, Thelin, Stanciu.
ANDERLECHT (4-3-3): Ruben; Appiah, Mbodji, Spajic, Obradovic; Tielemans, Dendoncker, Hanni; Chipciu, Teodorczyk, Acheampong.
United subs: De Gea, Rooney, Martial, Blind, Young, Herrera, Fellaini.
MANCHESTER UNITED (4-2-3-1): Romero; Valencia, Rojo, Bailly, Shaw; Carrick, Pogba; Rashford, Mkhitaryan, Lingard; Ibrahimovic.
The team news has been announced and we'll start with United.
Anderlecht are in solid form themselves, with a win over KV Oostende last time out thanks to Sofiane Hanni's strike. They will be desperate for a historic win over United at Old Trafford to continue their good season.
United are in prime form ahead of the contest, having put forward arguably their best display of the season to defeat Chelsea 2-0 in the Premier League.
The tie is evenly balanced at 1-1 from the first leg of the quarter-final clash, with Leander Dendoncker cancelling out Henrikh Mkhitaryan's first-half strike.
Good evening and welcome to the live commentary of the Europa League clash between Manchester United and Anderlecht.
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