It was joy for former Watford forward Odion Ighalo as he helped Manchester United beat Austrian side LASK 2-1 and 7-1 aggregate to reach the quarter final of the Europa League.

The 31-year-old, who scored a wonder goal in the first leg failed to find the back of the net for the first time after starting a match for the Red Devils since he joined on loan from Chinese Super League side, Shanghai Greenland Shenhua.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer picked a much changed side with the likes of Anthony Martial, Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Marcus Rashford and mason Greenwood were left out of the starting XI.Ighalo

The first half ended goalless but the away side took a shock lead courtesy a smart finish by Philipp Wiesinger. The Red Devils hit almost immediately via Jesse Lingard receiving a sweet pass from Juan Mata. The Spanish magician again produced a clean pass for substitute Martial to finish and give Manchester United a 2-1 victory on the night and 7-1 on aggregate.

Manchester United will now face Danish side Copenhagen who thrashed Istanbul Basaksehir 3-0 and won a 3-1 on aggregate in Cologne on Monday as the knock-out tournament begins in Germany.

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