Manchester United knocked out of Champions League with 2-1 loss to Sevilla

By: AP | Manchester |
Published: March 14, 2018 3:46 am

Manchester United scored in the 84th minute but that was the last goal of the match. (Source: AP)

Sevilla reached the Champions League quarterfinals for the first time after beating Manchester United 2-1 on Tuesday thanks to two second-half goals from substitute Wissam Ben Yedder.

The French striker scored in the 74th minute – two minutes after coming on – with a low shot from 12 meters and then sent in a header off a corner that United goalkeeper David De Gea could only parry into his own net in the 78th.

That left United 2-0 behind on aggregate and needing three goals to advance. Romelu Lukaku pulled one back from close range in the 84th but a late rally couldn’t prevent United slipping out of the competition.

Ben Yedder, a former futsal player for France, moved…

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