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Player Ratings: Manchester United 2-0 Granada

A 4-0 aggregate win, onto the semi-finals, ratings in...

Manchester United v Granada - UEFA Europa League - Quarter Final - Second Leg - Old Trafford Photo by Martin Rickett/PA Images via Getty Images

David De Gea: 8/10

Wasn’t tested until late, but made two good saves with Granada finally finding the target in the last few minutes. Unlikely to have started a comeback so late, but both keeper and defenders were determined to keep a clean sheet.

Aaron Wan-Bissaka: 7/10

A couple errant passes, but otherwise solid outing. Likely could have been rested, but his presence a show of determination to keep Granada out.

Victor Lindelof: 7/10

Did well alongside Axel Tuanzebe and Alex Telles in a retooled back four, and kept shape well against a few Granada set piece opportunities.

Axel Tuanzebe: 8/10

Strong work marking Soldado in the box, and a good 90 minutes in a season of injuries and limited playing time.

Alex Telles: 8/10

Pretty average display for most of the match, but sent in two good crosses for the goals. Pogba flicked the first back for Cavani, and the second found Mata, but was turned in by Jesus Vallejo instead.

Nemanja Matic: 7/10

Slow, but didn’t need to be quick today against a Granada team that appeared very beaten. Played some clever passes as well.

Fred: 7/10

Good defensive involvement. He and Matic broke up Granada’s attempts to move up the pitch and supported United’s possession well.

Paul Pogba: 8/10

Only played 45 minutes, but very involved in midfield. Again faced heavy defensive traffic, and again picked up a yellow card despite arguably being the victim in the situation. Still, played a slick back-header for Cavani’s opening goal, and dictated play well before being withdrawn at half-time.

Bruno Fernandes: 6/10

Should have done better with a couple of opportunities on goal, and failed to influence the match.

Mason Greenwood: 5/10

Not a big presence for United despite the Reds controlling the game. Never made an impact, and was subbed off for Amad Diallo in the second half.

Edinson Cavani: 8/10

Good movement and a great finish on the volley in the opening minutes to all but put the tie to bed. Coming into good form up top with Martial out injured.


Donny Van De Beek: 7/10

Came on for the whole second half and did well. Nearly scored from distance with a well hit strike.

Daniel James: 6/10

Mostly ran about, but kept up the energy and press against a weary Granada.

Juan Mata: 10/10

What a guy, glad he’s back. So nice that Jesus Vallejo finished his goal for him.

Amad Diallo: N/A

I’d rather not rate him off of a single poorly controlled counter attack opportunity, but was his only real involvement.

Brandon Williams: N/A

Got some late minutes.


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: 7/10

Professional team performance. Nothing special, but finished off the tie and didn’t really look like conceding over 180 minutes.