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Europa League: Twumasi on target, Kadiri powerless before AC Milan

In Thursday night’s UEFA Europa League round 5 group stage matches, some Ghanaians were in action for their respective teams. Patrick Twumasi scored one and set up another but it could not help his club Astana in their 3-2 loss to Villareal while former AshGold defender Kadiri Mohammed played the full game for Austria Vienna in their 5-1 loss to ...

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Boakye-Yiadom, Attamah, Twumasi feature in Europa League

Ghana’s Richmond Boakye-Yiadom, Joseph Attamah, Patrick Twumasi, Kassim Nuhu and Kadri Mohammed played in Thursday’s round 3 of the UEFA Europa League group stages. Boakye-Yiadom played 80 minutes for Red Star Belgrade in their 1-0 loss to Arsenal. He came close to adding to his 31 goals this calendar year but his first half header hit the woodwork. Eventually, Olivier ...

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Man United beat Celta Vigo to make Europe League final

Manchester United survived a huge late scare to edge past Spanish visitors Celta Vigo and set up a Europa League final against Dutch giants Ajax. Leading 1-0 from the first leg, United took control as Marouane Fellaini headed home Marcus Rashford’s cross. But Celta, needing two goals, levelled on the night through Facundo Roncaglia to set up a tense final ...

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Manchester United beat Anderlecht 2-1 in Europa League match

Marcus Rashford’s extra-time goal sent Manchester United into the Europa League semi-final at the expense of Anderlecht on a night of tension at Old Trafford. The Europa League has acquired huge significance for United and manager Jose Mourinho as it offers a potential route into the Champions League, away from the battle for top-four places in the Premier League – ...

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Manchester United trash Saint-Etienne 3-0

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored a hat-trick as Manchester United opened up a commanding Europa League last-32 lead against Saint-Etienne. Ibrahimovic’s deflected free-kick wrong-footed goalkeeper Stephane Ruffier and dribbled over the line for the opener, and he tapped home from close range after good work from Marcus Rashford, as well as adding a late penalty. Saint-Etienne caused United problems on the break ...

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