Football

Video: Marouane Fellaini Heads Man United a Step Closer to Europa League Final

Video: Marouane Fellaini Heads Man United a Step Closer to Europa League Final

Manchester United have taken a giant leap toward the Europa League final, with Marouane Fellaini heading the home side in front against Celta Vigo.

Jose Mourinho’s side sealed a 1-0 victory during the first leg in Spain, with Marcus Rashford scoring a stunning free-kick.

And with United slipping down the Premier League table since that victory, pressure was mounting on the team prior to kick-off.

It’s widely considered they will need to win the Europa League in order to qualify for next season’s Champions League.

However, Belgian midfielder Fellaini has eased the tension at Old Trafford by nodding his team into the lead in the first-half:

Celta Vigo now need to score twice to give themselves any chance on making it to the final in Stockholm.

However, since conceding, the La Liga side have looked increasingly shaken in defence, with United growing in confidence as the half goes on.

Can United score again to secure their spot?

More in Football

Best Player To Manager Success Stories

Jonny BoyleAugust 12, 2020

Video: Steven Gerrard Is Not Having Any Questions About Alfredo Morelos

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020

Two Aberdeen Fans Come Up With Creative Way to Watch Rangers Game in Person

Jonny BoyleAugust 1, 2020

Why Frank Lampard Deserves Huge Credit if Chelsea Grab Champions League Spot

Jonny BoyleJuly 16, 2020

How Successful Has the Return of the Bundesliga Been?

Jonny BoyleJune 17, 2020

Why Bayern Munich May Be One More Tough Test Away From the Bundesliga Title

Jonny BoyleJune 3, 2020

Are Hakim Ziyech’s Comments About the 2018-19 Champions League Final Fair?

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

EFL League One Playoff Decision Puts Paul Lambert’s Ipswich Position at Risk

Jonny BoyleJune 2, 2020

Fun Things That Sports Fans Can Do At Home During The Coronavirus Lockdown

Jonny BoyleMay 18, 2020