UEFA Europa League 2020 semi-finals: who is in the draw as Man United progress and Wolves and Sevilla fight for place in last four

Man United progressed to the final four on Monday night – here’s who they could face in the final four

Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 4:47 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th August 2020, 4:47 pm
A Bruno Fernandes penalty was enough to see Man United through to the Europa League semi-finals (Getty Images)

Manchester United secured a place in the final four of the Europa League with a narrow extra-time victory over FC Kobenhavn.

The remainder of the Europa League is being played out at neutral stadia in Germany over one leg.

The diluted format was introduced following a coronavirus-induced pause, with the remainder of the tournament set to take place over the next two weeks.

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Here’s everything you need to know about the penultimate stage of Europe’s second-tier tournament.

What happened in the quarter-finals?

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer were run close by Danish outfit FC Kobenhavn, with the game scoreless after 90 minutes in no small part to the Danes’ ‘keeper Karl-Johan Johnsson.

In extra-time however, Bruno Fernades converted from the penalty spot after Anthony Martial was felled by former Brentford player Andreas Bjelland.

Internazionale sealed their spot in the semi-finals with a relatively comfortable 2-0 win over Spanish side Getafe.

The Italians’ goals were produced by ex-Premier League star Romelu Lukaku and Christian Eriksen.

Wolves will fight for their place in the semi-final of the tournament tonight when they take on Spanish side Sevilla.

The fourth and final tie will be contested by Shakhtar Donetsk and Basel.

Semi-final draw

One half of the semi-final draw could be an all-England affair, with Man United set to face the winners of Wolves vs Sevilla.

Inter Milan will face the winner of Shakhtar Donetsk vs Basel.

When and where do the semi-finals take place?

Man United vs Wolves/Sevilla: Sunday 16 August (Koln)

Internazionale vs Shakhtar Donetsk/Basel: Monday 17 August (Dusseldorf)

When and where is the final?

The final will be contested by the winner of the two semi-finals at the home of FC Koln, Stadion Koln.

This will take place on Friday 21 August.

When does the 2020/21 tournament get underway?

The first qualifying round of the 2020/21 tournament will get underway prior to the final on 18 August.

Scottish sides Aberdeen and Motherwell are among those participating.