Manchester United to face Anderlecht in Europa League quarterfinal

Jose Mourinho's side beat Rostov 1-0 at Old Trafford on Thursday, with Juan Mata's goal seeing off the Russian Premier League side 2-1 on aggregate.

Manchester United celebrates after Juan Mata scored the only goal against Rostov on Thursday.   -  Getty Images

Manchester United will face Belgian side Anderlecht in the Europa League quarterfinal.

Jose Mourinho's side beat Rostov 1-0 at Old Trafford on Thursday, with Juan Mata's goal seeing off the Russian Premier League side 2-1 on aggregate.

Anderlecht, winner of the competition under its former guise of the UEFA Cup in 1983, is top of the Belgian Pro League and won 1-0 home and away against Apoel Nicosia in the last 16.

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