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UEL: MAN UNITED DRAW CELTA AS AJAX NEEDS TO OVERCOME LYON

The Semi final of the 2016/2017 UEFA Europa League has been drawn in Nyon with two interesting matches to be played.

England only team in Europe, Manchester United needs to beat Celta Vigo over two legs if they are to qualify to the finals at Stockholm, Sweden.

The Premier League side were drawn with the Spanish side with the first leg taking place in Spain.

In the other draw, Dutch side, Ajax will take on French side Olympique Lyon.

Manchester United beat Anderlecht 3-2 on aggregate to reach the semis while Celta needed a 4-3 aggregate win over KRC Genk to reach this far.

Ajax saw off Shalke 04 4-3 on aggregate to reach the last four with Lyon needing a 7-6 penalty win over Besiktas to reach this stage.

The first legs of those ties will be played on 4 May with the return legs taking place the following week.

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