Ball in Manchester United's court as Old Trafford prepares for Sevilla

CL second legs

Hello and welcome to VAVEL UK's live minute-by-minute commentary of Manchester United's UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg against Sevilla.

"I think we are not one of the best teams in the competition", he told a pre-match news conference. Marcus Rashford talks through his two goals in Man United's 2-1 win over Liverpool and the patience required in making his return to Jose Mourinho's XI.

"When you are in the last 16 it looks really, really far [away] but when the team gets in the last eight you start smelling semi-finals".

"I can imagine that if we lose against Sevilla, everyone will have forgotten what we did in the last couple of weeks".

Manchester United were given a huge boost in confidence as they managed to put daylight between them and their arch-rivals, Liverpool, after a deserved 2-1 victory over them at Old Trafford on Saturday. "We are going to try to prove that we are better [than the first leg]". Nemanja Matic has been ever-present for the Red Devils this season and should start at the heart of the midfield and could be partnered with Scott McTominay, who is fast turning into an important player for United. Sevilla will go through if it ends in a score draw, and another 0-0 will see the tie go to extra time. "So not to win would be a disappointment".

If Steven Nzonzi had things his way he might have been facing Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid in the Champions League last week rather than Manchester United tomorrow (3.45am local time).

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"I think the Europa League final was our most important match in the last few years, because we won it and that victory brought us to our natural habitat, which is the Champions League", said Mourinho.

Tonight's opposition Sevilla have had mixed form since they met United at home and have fallen away from the top four.

United had done enough as an attacking force to justify sitting back, with Lukaku again instrumental in their third consecutive league win.

And on the injury front, Mourinho confirmed Anthony Martial is fit and available to play against Sevilla but was undecided on Paul Pogba. He missed United's open training session today and, though he did apparently train later on, Mourinho doesn't know whether he'll make it back in time.

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