Here's the Manchester United squad set to face Sevilla tonight

Ruben Hill
March 13, 2018

In 1998 they took Monaco back to Old Trafford after a 0-0 draw in the principality but were undone by David Trezeguet's early goal in the second leg of the quarter-final, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's equaliser insufficient to carry them through. "So, of course, knockout becomes more important than league matches".

And Mata insists: "When we won the Champions League with Chelsea, it was amusing because nobody counted on us".

"Mourinho said: "[Pogba] did [train] after you left.

Only Porto (15) have conceded more goals of any side remaining in the competition at the last-16 stage than Sevilla (12).

But he is confident they will be too strong for the La Liga side tonight. Manchester United know any victory would suffice to ensure progression and barring a minor disaster, their name should be in the hat for the quarterfinal draw.

United go into the clash with the Spanish side following a morale boosting win over the Reds that put them in pole position to secure second position in the English Premier League behind Manchester City.

As a result, Mourinho believes success in the Champions League is now the priority.

Mourinho himself has a mixed record. Limiting the opposition to as few chances as possible with the knowledge his own troops have plenty in attack often proves hugely effective.

United are not now being tipped for the crown with the likes of Manchester City, Barcelona and Real Madrid dominating the odds.

Pogba has been injured for a total of 16 games this season, per Transfermarkt, but United lost only three of those fixtures-Manchester City at home, Chelsea away and Huddersfield Town away, a loss every 5.2 games.

Proper line-up to follow once we know what it is.

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