Supersub, Wissam Ben Yedder scored a brace to knock Manchester United out of the Champions League at Old Trafford as the match ended 2-0 to Sevilla.
The Frenchman made an instant impact when he came on for Luis Muriel in the 72nd to two goals within the space of four minutes.
Romelu Lukaku got United back into the game six minutes from time, but it was too little too late as Jose Mourinho’s side needed to score two more goals to put the contest in favour of the Red Devils.
Ben Yedder almost scored his hat-trick but was denied by David de Gea who was outstanding on the night, and saved United’s blushes. The match was an evenly contested game as the best chance of the first half fell to Marouane Fellaini who smashed the ball against Sergio Rico in goal. Sevilla could only manage one shot on target in the entire match until Substitute Ben Yedder came in an turned the tie around.
Despite having more of the possession in the match, United did not know what hit them as they lost concentration before the Spanish side caught them unawares. Mourinho’s men had recorded an impressive victory at the weekend over Liverpool and extended their lead at second spot to five points but could not replicate the form against the tactical Sevilla side.
The Old Trafford outfit who came into the competition through their 2016/17 Europa league triumph, qualified along with Swiss side Basel in the group stages. A