Manchester United's Paul Pogba trains 'a little bit' ahead of Sevilla

Manchester United's Paul Pogba trains 'a little bit' ahead of Sevilla

"We are going to try to prove that we are better [than the first leg]".

Another victory brought more praise for Scott McTominay.

The last-16 tie is delicately balanced at 0-0 after Mourinho resorted to type by concentrating on obtaining a clean sheet at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan three weeks ago.

Mourinho also confirmed that Daley Blind and Marcos Rojo remain out while Ander Herrera is still working his way back to fitness after aggravating a hamstring injury. They register one win on the road, but it was against a lowly Malaga side that can't get a win to save their lives at the moment. "I think tomorrow is a very hard match".

"Alexis has a level that my attacking players don't have", the manager said shortly after the Chilean's arrival at Old Trafford. The result now means that Mourinho's side have beaten everyone inside the top six this season apart from rivals Manchester City, in what has been a good run for the Old Trafford outfit. "Very important for our confidence to win this sort of game". 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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United are in a good run of form this season, and they seem to be getting hotter at the ideal time.

It was seen as a missed opportunity for Sevilla, given they controlled much of the game and saw Luis Muriel denied a goal by a remarkable David de Gea save just before half-time.

The midfielder was unavailable for Saturday's 2-1 win over Liverpool after suffering an injury in training on Friday. Former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier once declared the only way his captain should leave the pitch before the final whistle away at Manchester United is "on a stretcher". He will look to put in a similar performance in this game as well. But a second-half comeback was typical more of the teams of old.

Manchester United go into Tuesday's game as favourites to qualify after their goal-less draw in the first leg, and they have their goalkeeper to thank for holding that advantage. They rarely allowed United any meaningful time on the ball during the first leg and created a number of chances.

"But tomorrow and Saturday against Brighton are the matches where, in the end, you go to the next draw or you don't go to the next draw".

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