Manchester United booked their spot in the 2017 Europa League final after recording a 2-1 aggregate win over Celta Vigo in the second leg of their semi-final at Old Trafford on Thursday night.

The Red Devils took a one-goal advantage into the return match after winning in Vigo last week, and Jose Mourinho’s side ensured that they would make the final with a 1-1 draw in the second leg, which produced two red cards late on.

Bailly and Roncaglia were then both sent off in the 88th minute after a clash which involved both sets of players in the middle of the park.

The 20-time English champions will take on Ajax in the final of the competition in Stockholm on May 24, with the winner gaining an automatic spot in the group stage of the 2017-18 Champions League.

Meanwhile, Ajax went through to their first European final in 21 years after holding off a Lyon onslaught at Parc Olympique Lyonnais to progress through 5-4 on aggregate.

The Dutch giants squandered a lead on the night and were left looking nervous in the closing stages, seeing a four-goal advantage reduced to just one for the final few minutes.

Quickfire Alexandre Lacazette goals and a powerful Rachid Ghezzal header put Lyon in the ascendancy against an Ajax side reduced to 10 men 84 minutes in, but in the end a 3-1 win in the second leg was not enough to keep their Europa League journey alive.

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