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Manchester United Edge Past Barcelona At Old Trafford In A 2 – 1 Thriller

In the second leg of their Europa League quarterfinal play-off match, Manchester United came back to defeat Barcelona 2-1, moving on 4-3 on the overall scoreboard to the round of 16. The draw will be live-blogged here.

In the 18th minute, Robert Lewandowski gave the Spanish team the lead from the penalty spot after it was determined that Bruno Fernandes had fouled Alex Balde within the penalty area.

Before the second half got underway, Erik ten Hag made a crucial substitute, bringing in Antony in place of Wout Weghorst.

Fred’s deft finish in the 47th minute tied the score and gave the home team the level early in the second half.

In the 73rd minute, Antony beat Marc-Andre ter Stegen with a stunning curling shot to score the game-winning goal.

Barcelona is no longer eligible to compete in any European competition for the remainder of the season, while United enters the draw for the Europa League tomorrow.



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