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
• Captain scores 39th European goal for club in 4-0 win over Feyenoord
• ‘I actually did not step foot into the wedding’ says Rooney
Wayne Rooney moved to within one goal of Sir Bobby Charlton’s scoring record for Manchester United in impressive 4-0 defeat of Feyenoord in Europa League