Browsing: Europa League

Manchester United remained in control of the club’s Europa League destiny with one group game to play as Wayne Rooney made history in a dominant 4-0 win over Feyenoord at Old Trafford. The captain, returning to the starting line-up, became United’s all-time leading scorer in Europe on 39 goals with a composed finish to give the Reds a deserved 1-0 lead at the break. In the second half, Juan Mata slid home his fifth goal of the season to double the lead before Zlatan Ibrahimovic laid on the third strike of the night as his cross was diverted into his…

Ghanaian defender Abdul Baba Rahman has been named in the UEFA Europa team of the week. Baba 21, was handed a spot in the team following his outstanding performance in Schalke O4’s 1-0 victory over OG Nice. The Chelsea loanee scored  the match-winner for his side as they secured the 3 points away from home. He was named in defense together with Feyenoord Terence Kongolo, Thiago Pinto Osmanlıspor and Hapoel Be’er Sheva defender Miguel Victor. Baba Rahman has been in superb form since his return to Germany.