Man Utd 5-2 Roma LIVE SCORE: Cavani and Bruno Fernandes doubles plus Pogba put United in charge in Europa League

Man Utd 5-2 Roma LIVE SCORE: Cavani and Bruno Fernandes doubles plus Pogba put United in charge in Europa League

MAN UTD are ahead against Roma following doubles from Edinson Cavani and Bruno Fernandes

Bruno Fernandes put the Red Devils ahead early on but Lorenzo Pellegrini's penalty squared the match.

And former Man City star Edin Dzeko then put the visitors in front.

But United responded with four second half goals – two from Cavani, a Fernandes penalty and one from Pogba.

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    MAN UTD 5-2 ROMA

    Pogba gets himself in on the goal scoring action.

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    MAN UTD 5-2 ROMA

    78. No mercy from Manchester United, as Cavani attempts a bicycle kick from the left of the box.

    Mirante clears the shot, as Cavani didn't make enough contact with the ball to test him.

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    MAN UTD 5-2 ROMA

    75. Roma struggle to clear the ball after a United corner.The ball falls to Fernandes who wastes no time in chipping the ball back into the box.

    Pogba is head and shoulders above anyone else in the box and fires a powerful shot home with his head.

    His first Old Trafford goal in two years came on an important night.

    United have one foot firmly in the final now.

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    GOOOOAL

    POGBA'S ON THE SCORESHEET TOO

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    MAN UTD 4-2 ROMA

    United look like a completely different team, they're playing with real confidence and are firmly in control.

    I have a feeling they aren't done with four.

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    MAN UTD 4-2 ROMA

    72. Looks as though Greenwood is preparing to come on.

    Likely to be Rashford that's replaced, as the England international has been nursing an ankle injury.

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    MAN UTD 4-2 ROMA

    Here's goal number three for United, a tap-in courtesy of Cavani.

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    MAN UTD 4-2 ROMA

    70. Pace and power, no hop.

    Fernandes smashes the ball into the top left-hand corner as Mirante goes the wrong way.

    United have turned this game around.

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    GOOOAL

    NO MISTAKE FROM THERE!

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    MAN UTD 3-2 ROMA

    69. Rashford sends a ball back towards the six-yard box from the byline.

    But as Cavani, at the near post, tries to back-heel it, he's taken out by Smalling's lunging tackle.

    VAR check confirms Smalling took out Cavani.

    Fernandes is on penalty duties.

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    PENALTY!

    It’s United’s turn now!

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    MAN UTD 3-2 ROMA

    66. Just as United seem in control, the ball is at the other end and De Gea is called into action.

    Pellegrini whips a ball in from the left to Dzeko who glances the ball at goal.

    De Gea's lightning reactions ensure United hold onto the lead.

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    MAN UTD 3-2 ROMA

    65. Fernandes slips a ball through to Wan Bissaka who has a shot from a tight angle on the right of the box.

    Mirante gets down to stop it but fumbles it and pushes it into the path of Cavani.

    The experienced forward, who has scored 416 times for club and country, taps the ball into the back of the net.

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    GOOOOAL

    THAT'S TWO AT THE STRETFORD END FOR CAVANI THIS EVENING

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    MAN UTD 2-2 ROMA

    62. Smalling is booked for bundling into the back of Fernandes.

    Frustration is starting to show..

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    MAN UTD 2-2 ROMA

    60. Not a bad run for Cavani against Roma..

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    MAN UTD 2-2 ROMA

    58. Roma are dangerous on the counter and yet again Pellegrini finds a pocket of space.

    He crosses the ball into the box, but McTominay's defensive duties ensures the ball is cleared with his knee.

    Corner to Roma.

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    MAN UTD 2-2 ROMA

    55. Former teammates Shaw and Smalling are involved in a foot race, but Shaw manages to barge Smalling off the ball.

    Unitednow moving the ball around quickly in the middle.

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    MAN UTD 2-2 ROMA

    53. The equaliser has given United a spring in their step.

    Shaw races down the left flank and tries to whip a ball in to Fernandes, but it's just a smidge too far in front of him.

    It flies through the box and Cavani attempts to hit it on the volley, but he mishits the ball and sends it flying into the stands.

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    MAN UTD 2-2 ROMA

    Another lovely bit of work from United.

    It's now level at Old Trafford, but United know they need to do more.

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    MAN UTD 2-2 ROMA

    50. A flurry of cards!

    Pogba is taken out and appears to be hacked with Villar's trailing leg- he sees yellow for the offence.

    Moments later, Pogba and Mirante both leap in the box to meet the ball with the Roma keeper getting there first.

    He falls to the floor clutching his head, replays show there was no contact, but the United man is booked.

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    MAN UTD 2-2 ROMA

    Ole's on the edge of his seat now.

    He seemed to gesture to Mason Greenwood to warm up, but he may now hold fire.

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    MAN UTD 2-2 ROMA

    48. Pogba picks up the ball in the centre and sends a lovely through ball to Cavani.

    The Uruguayan doubles back as he seems to misread the path of the ball.

    He then picks out Fernandes in the D who holds fire to allow Cavani to run on the overlap.

    Cavi fires the ball from the left of the box into the top-right hand corner with a rocket shot.

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    GOOOOOOAL

    ANOTHER LOVELY MOVE FROM UNITED

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