Date: 14th March 2018 at 4:40pm
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Manchester United, disappointingly, crashed out of the 2017 / 2018 Champions League against a Spanish side who, on the balance of things, deserved to go through.

With the last-16 tie delicately balanced, after the first-leg ended 0-0, Manchester United produced a lack-lustre performance just when they least could afford to.

After beating Liverpool on Saturday, Jose Mourinho opted to shuffle his starting eleven with Marouane Fellaini given a start.

The game was a poor spectacle that only sprung into life late on when the Sevilla substitute, Wissam Ben Yedder found the net with a shot from inside the penalty box a mere two minutes after coming off the bench.

With Old Trafford struggling to come to terms at going a goal behind, the silence from the Manchester United faithful was deafening when Ben Yedder added a second goal shortly after, this time the substitute was on hand to head home, at the back post, a corner.

Manchester United now has a proverbial mountain to climb, needing to score three times to go through to the quarter-finals.

The expectation levels, relating to an impossible mission being completed, were raised when Romelu Lukaku reduced the arrears with seven minutes left on the clock, but it was far too little far too late.

The crushing defeat leaves Jose Mourinho`s hopes of winning silverware, this season, to just the FA Cup, hardly a decent return one might suggest after the investment made in the playing squad last summer.