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,...
PRAGUE -- Viktoria Plzen will play their Europa League game against Roma with a partly-closed stadium because of the racist behaviour of some fans.
The punishment by UEFA comes after the incidents in a Champions League playoff game against Ludogorets Razgrad on Aug. 23 which finished 2-2.
The Czech club says two sections of its stands popular among its hardcore fans will remain closed for the Sept. 15 game when Luciano Spalletti's side visit.
Fans might be banned completely from Europa League games...
Roma crashed out of the Champions League before the group stage following two more red cards in a 3-0 home defeat to Porto on Tuesday.
After Thomas Vermaelen had been sent off in the 1-1 first leg, Daniele De Rossi and Emerson followed in Rome as Porto advanced to the group stage.
Felipe opened the scoring in the eighth minute, heading in a free kick at the far post.
De Rossi, starting at centre-back in place of Vermaelen, was dismissed in the 39th minute for a clumsy tackle on Maxi...