Manchester United 2-0 Granada (agg 4-0): Reds arrange Europa League semi-final towards Roma

Edinson Cavani scores for Man Utd against Granada

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Edinson Cavani has scored 12 goals in his last 11 starts in the Europa League

Edinson Cavani’s first-half volley was the highlight as Manchester United eased past La Liga side Granada at Old Trafford to book a Europa League semi-final with Roma.

Leading 2-0 from the first leg of their quarter-final in Spain last week, Cavani took away any lingering doubt over United reaching the last four when he provided a smart finish to Paul Pogba’s sixth-minute flicked header.

United scored a second in stoppage time when Jesus Vallejo turned Alex Telles’ cross into his own net.

As Roma came through a nervy night at the Stadio Olimpico against Ajax, it means a reunion for United old boys Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Chris Smalling, who has been sidelined in recent weeks with a knee injury.

It was a notable night for Cavani, whose his first European goal for United was his 50th in total in continental competition.

It was the 34-year-old’s ninth of the season overall and will intensify talk about whether he…

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