Manchester United laboured to a 1-0 Europa League victory over Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford as Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed home in the second half to seal the points for the below-par hosts.
United struggled to create clear-cut chances against their well-organised Ukrainian opponents, until Jose Mourinho brought on Wayne Rooney, who within moments was involved in the move that brought the 69th-minute breakthrough.
Timothy Fosu-Mensah found space on the right and pulled the ball back towards Rooney,...
West Ham avoided a false start at the London Stadium with a 3-0 Europa League qualifying win over Slovenian minnows NK Domzale on Thursday.
Cheikhou Kouyate scored twice and new signing Sofiane Feghouli opened his account as the Hammers, who left Upton Park at the end of last season, secured a 4-2 aggregate win to reach the final playoff round before the group stage.
The venue formerly known as the Olympic Stadium welcomed its new tenants and West Ham could scarcely have wished for more obliging...
West Ham endured a chastening 2-1 defeat to minnows NK Domzale in the first leg of their Europa League third-round qualifier in Slovania on Thursday.
Even with England striker Andy Carroll at the spearhead of a strong lineup, the Premier League side came off second-best against a club making their first appearance in Europe.
Havard Nordtveit handled the ball 11 minutes into his Hammers debut and Matic Crnic scored the resulting penalty to put the hosts ahead.
West Ham were level seven minutes later...