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Friday April 16 2021
Pogba warns Roma

Paul Pogba claims Manchester United ‘know Roma’ and insists the Red Devils want to win the Europa League.

Roma and Manchester United will meet in the Europa League semi-finals.

The Giallorossi eliminated Ajax in the quarter-finals, while the Red Devils had the better of Granada.

The first leg is at Old Trafford on April 19, while the return leg is in Rome on May 6.

“We know them, and we know their history,” Pogba told Sky Sport Italia after Manchester United’s 2-0 win over Granada last night.

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Friday April 16 2021
Armed men robbed Smalling’s home

Three armed men robbed Chris Smalling’s home in Rome last night, forcing the defender to open the safe and give them a Rolex and jewels.

Smalling was not available for Roma’s Europa League quarter-finals second leg against Ajax last night due to an injury.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, he and his family were sleeping when three armed and masked men broke into their property in Rome.

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Thursday April 15 2021
Ten Hag: 'Best team eliminated'

Ajax coach Erik ten Hag didn’t agree with the decision to disallow their second goal against Roma and insists ‘the best team has been eliminated' from the Europa League quarter-final.

The Giallorossi won the first leg 2-1 in Amsterdam and Brian Brobbey had given Ajax the lead this evening, but Edin Dzeko cancelled it out to reach the Europa League semi-final against Manchester United.

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Thursday April 15 2021
Dzeko: 'Some things were hard to accept'

Edin Dzeko is confident Roma can get past Manchester United in the Europa League semi-final, but admits he had to be ‘mentally strong’ to recover from his Paulo Fonseca row.

The Bosnian scored the equaliser this evening after a Brian Brobbey goal, allowing the Giallorossi to knock Ajax out of the quarter-final 3-2 on aggregate.

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Thursday April 15 2021
Solskjaer: 'Roma-Man Utd a proper European tie'

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is ‘looking forward to’ the Europa League semi-final against Roma. ‘It feels like a proper European tie.’

The Giallorossi knocked Ajax out 3-2 on aggregate, winning 2-1 in Amsterdam and drawing 1-1 at the Olimpico this evening.

As for the Reds, they brushed Granada aside 4-0 on aggregate, with 2-0 victories home and away.

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Thursday April 15 2021
Fonseca: 'Semi-final changes nothing for Roma'

Paulo Fonseca insists reaching the Europa League semi-final against Manchester United ‘changes nothing’ for his future, while Roma ‘had Ajax under control.’

The Giallorossi had won the first leg 2-1 in Amsterdam, so a 1-1 draw at the Olimpico allowed them to book their semi-final spot against Manchester United.

The first leg is set for Old Trafford on April 29, with the Olimpico lit up on May 6.

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Thursday April 15 2021
Veretout reveals how Roma neutralised Ajax

Jordan Veretout notes Ajax ‘like to play between the lines,’ so Roma closed the spaces and largely neutralised them in the Europa League quarter-final.

Ajax had 72 per cent possession, but the 1-1 draw and above all 2-1 first leg victory proved enough for the Giallorossi.

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Thursday April 15 2021
Pellegrini: 'Roma react to difficulties'

Roma captain Lorenzo Pellegrini congratulated his teammates for ‘knowing how to face up to difficult moments’ after knocking Ajax out of the Europa League quarter-final.

The 2-1 first leg win in Amsterdam proved decisive, and Edin Dzeko scored here to cancel out Brian Brobbey’s chip, confirming a 3-2 aggregate victory.

The Giallorossi will face Manchester United in the Europa League semi-final, with the first leg at Old Trafford on April 29.

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Thursday April 15 2021
EL: Dzeko and Roma eliminate Ajax

Edin Dzeko cancelled out the Brian Brobbey chip, allowing Roma to draw 1-1 with Ajax, winning 3-2 on aggregate to book a Europa League semi-final against Manchester United.

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Thursday April 15 2021
Europa Liveblog: Roma v Ajax

Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the Europa League quarter-final between Roma and Ajax.

The first leg ended 2-1 for the Giallorossi in Amsterdam and today’s decider kicks off at the Stadio Olimpico at 20.00 UK time (19.00 GMT).

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