Manchester United will be looking to win the competition for the first time in the club’s history, while Ajax will be seeking their first major European trophy since 1995.Bailly for Man Utd is suspended, while Jose Mourinho has confirmed Sergio Romero will keep his place in goal over David de Gea. Ajax will be without…
Manchester United face a gruelling trip to Russia in the last 16 of the Europa League, while Lyon tackle Roma in the round’s stand-out tie
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, ever the scourge of Saint-Étienne, scored his first hat-trick in United colours to see off the brave French side.
Jeremy Perbet’s second-half goal gives Gent a well-earned victory – and Tottenham have work to do in the second leg
• Tie means possibility of Pogba brothers coming up against each other
• Tottenham Hotspur to face AA Gent after dropping out of Champions League
Southampton were inches away from a dramatic victory, but it was the visitors who made it through to the knockout stage.
Within 12 minutes of reaching the Europa League last 32 Southampton crashed out after a 1-1 draw to Hapoel Be’er Sheva at St Mary’s
• Irish side’s first European campaign ends in 2-1 defeat by Maccabi
• Gent secure dramatic win over Konyaspor to qualify for last 32
• United manager condemns behaviour of some home fans
• ‘Maybe Uefa is going to take some money from Zorya’
• Zorya Luhansk 0-2 Manchester United