Manchester United draw Celta Vigo in Europa League semi-final

Manchester United have been drawn against Celta Vigo in their Europa League semi-final.

Jose Mourinho’s men play the first leg at Balaidos on May 4 with the return leg at Old Trafford on May 11. In the other semi-final Ajax take on Lyon with the first leg in Amsterdam.

United have never played the Spanish outfit before in any competition but will consider themselves in the driving seat against a Celta side mid-table in La Liga.

Manchester United have booked their spot in the semi-finals of the Europa League after recording a 2-1 victory over Anderlecht in the second leg of their quarter-final at Old Trafford on Thursday night.

United’s opponents progressed from the quarter-finals after following up a 3-2 home win against Genk by drawing Thursday’s second leg 1-1 in Belgium.

Celta have never reached the semi-final of any European competition before, with their best runs in the Europa League and UEFA Cup ending at the quarter-final stage.

The other semi-final sides Lyon and Ajax have faced off four times in the Champions League group stage, with the Dutch side winning twice and the clubs drawing twice.

The final in Stockholm at the Friends Arena takes place on May 24.

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