Celta Vigo meet United, Ajax take on Lyon in Europa League semis

Published 22.04.2017 00:00
Updated 22.04.2017 01:38

Manchester United will play Celta Vigo and Lyon will take on Ajax in the semifinals of the Europa League. The draw was made on Friday, with United and Lyon getting home matches in the second legs.

The first legs take place on May 4, with the return legs on May 11. United is seeking to win Europe's second-tier competition for the first time, which would earn the English team direct entry into next season's Champions League.

Celta Vigo has advanced to a semifinal of a top European club competition for the first time and is bidding to become the eighth Spanish winner of the Europa League or UEFA Cup in the last 12 years. On Thursday night, Lyon ended the Europa League dream of Beşiktaş in an epic penalty shoot-out in Istanbul.

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