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Europa League: Man Utd face Celta Vigo as Lyon go into serious battle with Ajax

Europa League: Man Utd face Celta Vigo as Lyon go into serious battle with Ajax

- Manchester United will face Celta Vigo in the 2017 Europa League semifinals

- They have never met before in this championship

- French side Lyon will also face 1992 winners Ajax in the second semifinals

Premier League club Manchester United will face Spanish side Celta Vigo in the Semifinals of the 2017 Europa League championship after the draw was conducted on Friday, April 21, 2017.

The Red Devils have won the European Cup three times but have never triumphed in the continent's secondary club competition.

NAIJ.com can report that United gaffer Jose Mourinho won the competition with Porto in 2003 and comes up against La Liga club Celta who have never won a major European competition.

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Europa League semi-finals draw

Man Utd star Paul Pogba and Celta Vigo striker Lago Aspas

Enroute to the last four of the 2017 Europa League, Manchester United fought hard to beat Anderlecht in a tough duel at Old Trafford.

French side Lyon will also face Ajax who were 1992 winners in the second semifinals duel in which the winner of this championship will qualify for the next UEFA Champions League.

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