United set record as Lyon win and Celta stumble

Manchester United could only draw 1-1 with Swansea but avoided defeat for a club-record 25th straight league game, while fellow semi-finalists Lyon won and Celta lost again.

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CELTA v MAN. UNITED

Celta 0-3 Athletic (Raúl García 35 50, Rico)
Celta's hopes of ending the season on a high are fully focused on the UEFA Europa League after Eduardo Berizzo's men suffered a third consecutive defeat and fifth in six Liga outings. With the likes of Iago Aspas, Pione Sisto and Jonny left on the bench, the Galician side were undone by a pair of opportunistic strikes from Raúl García, the midfielder hitting his first Liga double since November 2013, before Mikel Rico rubbed salt into the wound.

Wayne Rooney scored from the penalty spot
Wayne Rooney scored from the penalty spot©Getty Images

Man. United 1-1 Swansea (Rooney 45+3pen; Sigurdsson 79)
United extended their unbeaten run in the Premier League to a single-season club-record 25 games (W13 D12) but failed to claim a home victory for the 11th time this term. Wayne Rooney struck for the second weekend running via a first-half spot kick, but the hosts were denied a crucial victory by Gylfi Sigurdsson's brilliant free-kick 11 minutes from time. José Mourinho's injury-ravaged squad suffered two more casualties with Luke Shaw and Eric Bailly withdrawn days before their semi-final opener.

AJAX V LYON

Nabil Fekir was on target for Lyon
Nabil Fekir was on target for Lyon©AFP/Getty Images

Ajax: no weekend game

Angers 1-2 Lyon (Ndoye 49; Valbuena 17, Fekir 41)
Lyon responded to back-to-back home Ligue 1 defeats with a narrow victory at the Coupe de France finalists. Mathieu Valbuena reacted quickest when Alexandre Letellier parried Maxime Gonalons' cross to give OL the lead, before Nabil Fekir's free-kick squeezed inside the near post to make it two. Cheikh Ndoye's header set up a nervous second half, though Angers' hopes of earning a point evaporated when Mateo Pavlović was dismissed in the 76th minute.

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