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United handed easy draw for Europa semi

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Manchester United have been handed the easiest possible draw for thesemi-final of the Europa League.

Having beaten Anderlecht 2-1 in extra-time last night, Unitedare one step closer to the final in Stockholm. With Ajax and Lyon also possibilities, Unitedare set to play the easiest team of those remaining in the competition, Celta Vigo.

Europa League 2016/17, Semi final Draw: Manchester United handed tricky draw

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Manchester United, Ajax, Celta Vigo and Lyon made their way into this season’s Europa League semi-finals after some sensational performances in the last round.

The semi-final draw was completed in Nyon earlier today, following the completion of the quarter-final ties on Thursday.

Premier League giants Manchester United will be hoping to secure their place in next season’s Champions League by winning the Europa League this season.

La Liga: Lionel Messi Scores Two Trademark Stunners As Barcelona Batter Celta Vigo 5-0 (Video)

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Lionel Messi was at his very best at the Nou Camp on Saturday, with the Argentinian impnetting two classic goals in his side's 5-0 demolition of Celta Vigo.

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Messi opened the scoring on 24 minutes, courtesy of a magnificent solo effort.

Picking up the ball near the centre circle, Messi turned one defender before racing towards goal.

Where to find Atletico Madrid vs. Celta on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Atletico Madrid vs. Celta, you’ve come to the right place.

Atleti will feel hard done by after the midweek draw against Barcelona that left the Madrid side out of the Copa del Rey. Diego Simeone’s men will have a chance to avenge that aggregate defeat in their match against Celta Vigo in action from Spain’s La Liga.

Nasri miss costs Sevilla in Villarreal stalemate

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Madrid (AFP) – Samir Nasri missed a second-half penalty as Sevilla squandered the chance to close to within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 0-0 draw home to Villarreal on Sunday.

The Frenchman’s low spot-kick was well saved by Sergio Asenjo, who then made a spectacular stop from Vicente Iborra’s late header as La Liga’s best defence held out for a point at the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium.

Nasri miss costs Sevilla in Villarreal stalemate

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Madrid (AFP) – Samir Nasri missed a second-half penalty as Sevilla squandered the chance to close to within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 0-0 draw home to Villarreal on Sunday.

The Frenchman’s low spot-kick was well saved by Sergio Asenjo, who then made a spectacular stop from Vicente Iborra’s late header as La Liga’s best defence held out for a point at the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium.

Cup revenge on agenda for Real Madrid, Barca

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid hope to have Luka Modric and Marcelo back fit as they seek to exact revenge for their recent Copa del Rey elimination at the hands of Celta Vigo when they return to Balaidos on Sunday.

Celta weathered a second-leg storm at home after pulling off a surprise 2-1 first-leg win at the Santiago Bernabeu to progress to the last four 4-3 on aggregate just over a week ago.

Cup revenge on agenda for Real Madrid, Barca

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid hope to have Luka Modric and Marcelo back fit as they seek to exact revenge for their recent Copa del Rey elimination at the hands of Celta Vigo when they return to Balaidos on Sunday.

Celta weathered a second-leg storm at home after pulling off a surprise 2-1 first-leg win at the Santiago Bernabeu to progress to the last four 4-3 on aggregate just over a week ago.

Where to find Celta vs. Real Madrid Copa del Rey quarterfinal 2nd leg on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Celta vs. Real Madrid, you've come to the right place.

Real Madrid is one step away from qualifying for the semifinals of the 2016/17 Copa del Rey. Madrid has to overturn a 1-2 defeat from the first leg to make it into the next round. But don't underestimate Celta de Vigo especially when they're playing at home.

Where to find Celta vs. Real Madrid Copa del Rey quarterfinal 2nd leg on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch Celta vs. Real Madrid, you've come to the right place.

Real Madrid is one step away from qualifying for the semifinals of the 2016/17 Copa del Rey. Madrid has to overturn a 1-2 defeat from the first leg to make it into the next round. But don't underestimate Celta de Vigo especially when they're playing at home.

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Europa League Semi-Final Draw: Man Utd To Square Off Against Celta Vigo In Final Four Showdown

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Manchester United's reward for dispatching Anderlecht in the Europa League quarter-finals will be a final four showdown against Spanish side Celta Vigo.

Honestly Fenerbache, Zorya, Feyenoord, Saint-Etienne, Rostov, Anderlecht, Celta that's about as easy a run to the final as you're likely to get.

Soccer Thursday: Your Running Commentary

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The UEFA Champions League semifinals dominated the midweek slate, but Thursday turns towards eight Europa League sides looking to lock up a semifinal berth of their own.

Europa League action is headlined by Manchester United, who take on Anderlecht in Thursday's quarterfinal headliner. Jose Mourinho's side earned a 1-1 draw with the Belgian club as they now return to Old Trafford for the second leg.

Europa League Draw: United will face Russian side FC Rostov

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Having beaten St Etienne 4-0 on aggregate in the last round, Manchester United have been drawn against in the round of 16.

Celta Vigo v Krasnodar
Apoel Nicosia vs Anderlecht
Schalke vs Borussia Monchengladbach
Lyon vs Roma
FC Rostov vs Manchester United
Olympiakos v Besiktas
Gent v Genk
FC Copenhagen v Ajax

The games will be played on March 9th and 16th.

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Adams slumps to heavy home defeat on Granada bow

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Madrid (AFP) – Granada’s slim hopes of launching a bid for La Liga survival under Tony Adams were further diminished as an under-strength Celta Vigo ran out 3-0 away winners on Sunday.

Former Arsenal and England captain Adams took temporary charge until the end of the season earlier this week having previously worked at Granada as an adviser to Chinese owner Jiang Lizhang.

Aspas extends Celta deal to 2022

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Madrid (AFP) – Spanish international Iago Aspas tied his future to Celta Vigo by extending his contract to 2022, the club said on Tuesday.

“Unbeatable news for Celta and their fans,” the club said in a statement. “Aspas will play in light blue until 2022.”

“Both the club and I wanted to close the renewal and today we managed to do it,” said Aspas.

Aspas extends Celta deal to 2022

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Madrid (AFP) – Spanish international Iago Aspas tied his future to Celta Vigo by extending his contract to 2022, the club said on Tuesday.

“Unbeatable news for Celta and their fans,” the club said in a statement. “Aspas will play in light blue until 2022.”

“Both the club and I wanted to close the renewal and today we managed to do it,” said Aspas.

Messi makes Barcelona believe, Benzema leads Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) – Lionel Messi dazzled with two goals and two assists as Barcelona thrashed Celta Vigo 5-0 in their first game since coach Luis Enrique announced he will leave at the end of the season.

Real Madrid remain just one point behind Barca at the top of La Liga and with a game in hand as Karim Benzema scored twice in the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in a 4-1 win at Eibar.

Messi makes Barcelona believe, Benzema leads Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) – Lionel Messi dazzled with two goals and two assists as Barcelona thrashed Celta Vigo 5-0 in their first game since coach Luis Enrique announced he will leave at the end of the season.

Real Madrid remain just one point behind Barca at the top of La Liga and with a game in hand as Karim Benzema scored twice in the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in a 4-1 win at Eibar.

Messi makes Barca believe, Benzema leads Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) – Lionel Messi dazzled with two goals and two assists as Barcelona thrashed Celta Vigo 5-0 in their first game since coach Luis Enrique announced he will leave at the end of the season.

Real Madrid remain just one point behind Barca at the top of La Liga and with a game in hand as Karim Benzema scored twice in the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in a 4-1 win at Eibar.

Messi makes Barca believe, Benzema leads Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) – Lionel Messi dazzled with two goals and two assists as Barcelona thrashed Celta Vigo 5-0 in their first game since coach Luis Enrique announced he will leave at the end of the season.

Real Madrid remain just one point behind Barca at the top of La Liga and with a game in hand as Karim Benzema scored twice in the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale in a 4-1 win at Eibar.

Man Utd draw Rostov in Europa League last-16

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Favourites Manchester United were drawn on Friday to face modest Russian side Rostov in the last-16 of the Europa League.

Jose Mourinho’s side beat French club Saint-Etienne 4-0 on aggregate in the last 32. The English club will travel to Russia on Thursday, March 9 with the second leg a week later on March 16.

Man Utd draw Rostov in Europa League last-16

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Nyon (Switzerland) (AFP) – Favourites Manchester United were drawn on Friday to face modest Russian side Rostov in the last-16 of the Europa League.

Jose Mourinho’s side beat French club Saint-Etienne 4-0 on aggregate in the last 32. The English club will travel to Russia on Thursday, March 9 with the second leg a week later on March 16.

Griezmann seals Atletico fightback, Sevilla stay third

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Madrid (AFP) – Antoine Griezmann sealed a thrilling Atletico Madrid comeback from 2-1 down with four minutes remaining to beat Celta Vigo 3-2 and move into fourth in La Liga.

Sevilla remain four points ahead of Atletico in third as they moved within three points of leaders Real Madrid thanks to substitute Joaquin Correa’s winner 10 minutes from time in a 1-0 win at Las Palmas.

Alaves to face Barcelona in Copa del Rey final

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Madrid (AFP) – Edgar Mendez’s solo effort nine minutes from time sent Alaves into their first ever Copa del Rey final with a 1-0 semi-final, second leg win over Celta Vigo enough to progress by the same score on aggregate.

The visitors were left to rue a string of missed chances in the first leg as Mendez burst through the Celta defence before firing high past Sergio Alvarez to wild scenes of celebration at Mendizorrotza.

Alaves to face Barcelona in Copa del Rey final

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Madrid (AFP) – Edgar Mendez’s solo effort nine minutes from time sent Alaves into their first ever Copa del Rey final with a 1-0 semi-final, second leg win over Celta Vigo enough to progress by the same score on aggregate.

The visitors were left to rue a string of missed chances in the first leg as Mendez burst through the Celta defence before firing high past Sergio Alvarez to wild scenes of celebration at Mendizorrotza.

Real’s trip to Celta off after stadium damage

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Madrid (AFP) La Liga leaders Real Madrid's visit to Celta Vigo scheduled for Sunday has been postponed after strong winds and heavy rain caused structural damage to Celta's Balaidos stadium, the Spanish league confirmed.

Earlier on Saturday, the mayor of Vigo stated the stadium wasn't in a safe condition to host the game, but both clubs and the league waited on a security report before a final decision was made.

Real’s trip to Celta off after stadium damage

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Madrid (AFP) – La Liga leaders Real Madrid’s visit to Celta Vigo scheduled for Sunday has been postponed after strong winds and heavy rain caused structural damage to Celta’s Balaidos stadium, the Spanish league confirmed.

Earlier on Saturday, the mayor of Vigo stated the stadium wasn’t in a safe condition to host the game, but both clubs and the league waited on a security report before a final decision was made.

Barca close in as Real fixture is called off

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Madrid (AFP) Lionel Messi struck another trademark free-kick as Barcelona moved to within one point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.

Madrid have two games in hand, the first of which was supposed to take place on Sunday at Celta Vigo.

However, that match has been called off after wind damage to Celta's Balaidos stadium left the ground unsafe to hold the game, La Liga confirmed after a security evaluation was carried out by local authorities.

Barca close in as confusion reigns over Real fixture

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Madrid (AFP) Lionel Messi struck another trademark free-kick as Barcelona moved to within one point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.

Madrid have two games in hand, the first of which was supposed to take place on Sunday at Celta Vigo.

However, wind damage to Celta's Balaidos stadium has left the ground unsafe to hold the game, according to the mayor of Vigo.

Barca close in as confusion reigns over Real fixture

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Madrid (AFP) Lionel Messi struck another trademark free-kick as Barcelona moved to within one point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.

Madrid have two games in hand, the first of which was supposed to take place on Sunday at Celta Vigo.

However, wind damage to Celta's Balaidos stadium has left the ground unsafe to hold the game, according to the mayor of Vigo.

Celta Vigo outcast Orellana joins Valencia

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Madrid (AFP) Chilean international Fabian Orellana joined Valencia on loan from Celta Vigo on Tuesday after being cast aside by Celta coach Eduardo Berizzo.

"According to the agreement reached with Celta Vigo, the player will come on loan until the end of the season with an option to buy," Valencia said in a statement.

Celta Vigo outcast Orellana joins Valencia

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Madrid (AFP) Chilean international Fabian Orellana joined Valencia on loan from Celta Vigo on Tuesday after being cast aside by Celta coach Eduardo Berizzo.

"According to the agreement reached with Celta Vigo, the player will come on loan until the end of the season with an option to buy," Valencia said in a statement.

Rattled Real Madrid aim to halt sudden slump

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid host high-flying Real Sociedad on Sunday aiming to reverse an alarming dip in form that has seen Zinedine Zidane's seemingly unbeatable squad just two weeks ago fail to win in three of their last four matches.

The European champions bowed out of the Copa del Rey to Celta Vigo in midweek with a 2-2 draw at Balaidos not enough to overturn a 2-1 first leg deficit.

Rattled Real Madrid aim to halt sudden slump

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid host high-flying Real Sociedad on Sunday aiming to reverse an alarming dip in form that has seen Zinedine Zidane's seemingly unbeatable squad just two weeks ago fail to win in three of their last four matches.

The European champions bowed out of the Copa del Rey to Celta Vigo in midweek with a 2-2 draw at Balaidos not enough to overturn a 2-1 first leg deficit.

Cracks appear in Zidane’s all-conquering Real Madrid

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Madrid (AFP) From 40 games without defeat to just one win in four, 2017 hasn't been kind to Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid with the European champions' Copa del Rey elimination to Celta Vigo sparking doubts for the first time in the Frenchman's tenure.

Zidane celebrated a near flawless first year in charge at the Santiago Bernabeu in early January having won three trophies in the Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup and suffered just two defeats.

Real Madrid fall to Celta Vigo in Cup quarters

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Madrid (AFP) A fine free-kick from Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't prevent Real Madrid from being dumped out of the Copa del Rey as a 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo on Wednesday allowed the hosts to progress to the semi-finals 4-3 on aggregate.

Hampered by a series of injuries, Real's hopes of turning the tie around were dealt a huge blow when Danilo's own goal handed Celta to lead on the night just before half-time.

Real Madrid fall to Celta Vigo in Cup quarters

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Madrid (AFP) A fine free-kick from Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't prevent Real Madrid from being dumped out of the Copa del Rey as a 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo on Wednesday allowed the hosts to progress to the semi-finals 4-3 on aggregate.

Hampered by a series of injuries, Real's hopes of turning the tie around were dealt a huge blow when Danilo's own goal handed Celta to lead on the night just before half-time.

Real Madrid eliminated from Copa del Rey by Celta Vigo

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Madrid (AFP) A fine free-kick from Cristiano Ronaldo couldn't prevent Real Madrid from being dumped out of the Copa del Rey as a 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo allowed the hosts to progress to the semi-finals 4-3 on aggregate.

Hampered by a series of injuries, Real's hopes of turning the tie around were dealt a huge blow when Danilo's own goal handed Celta to lead on the night just before half-time.

Defeated Real Madrid surprise Zidane

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane admitted he was surprised by his side's slow start as they slumped to a second defeat in four days, 2-1 at home to Celta Vigo in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final on Wednesday.

Zidane's men hadn't lost in a Spanish record 40 games stretching back to April last year before conceding twice in the final five minutes to lose 2-1 at Sevilla on Sunday.

Defeated Real Madrid surprise Zidane

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane admitted he was surprised by his side's slow start as they slumped to a second defeat in four days, 2-1 at home to Celta Vigo in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final on Wednesday.

Zidane's men hadn't lost in a Spanish record 40 games stretching back to April last year before conceding twice in the final five minutes to lose 2-1 at Sevilla on Sunday.