Manchester United and AS Roma took a step closer to the semi-finals of the UEFA Europa League after beating Granada (2-0) and Ajax (2-1) in the first leg of their quarter-final.
Manchester United beat Granada 2-0 away from home with goals from Marcus Rashford (31st) and Bruno Fernandes (90th). The Red Devils are one step closer to the semi-finals. Granada will have to come up with a strong performance in the second leg to qualify.
Slavia Prague came from behind to earn a draw at the Emirates Stadium thanks to Tomas Holes (90'). The Gunners had opened the scoring through Nicolas Pepe (86th). The Ivorian came on in the 77th minute. Arsenal have a tough task heading into the second leg.
AS Roma did the right thing by overturning Ajax (2-1). Lorenzo Pellegrini (57th) and Roger Ibañez (87th) served the advantage to the Italians in Amsterdam. Ajax had opened the scoring through Davy Klaassen (39th).
Gerard Moreno (44th) gave Villarreal a 1-0 win over Dinamo in Zagreb.
The return leg games will come up next Thursday
Results ¼ final
Thursday 8 April 2021
Granada - Man United 0-2
Arsenal - Slavia Prague 1-1
Ajax - AS Roma 1-2
Dinamo Zagreb - Villareal 0-1