Michael Carrick is "desperate" to end the season - and perhaps his Manchester United career - with Europa League glory.
The Arsenal fans, they are happy.
Granit Xhaka scored the first goal for Arsenal.
A disappointing game burst into life in the 54th when Xhaka, afforded plenty of space in central midfield following a throw-in, advanced and sent in a 30-meter shot that struck the back of Ander Herrera and looped over goalkeeper David de Gea.
It was cruel on De Gea but the United keeper had little time to dwell on his misfortune as Welbeck rose above a sluggish United defence to guide Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's precise cross from the right into the roof of the net.
This season United have appeared particularly negative in drawing blanks at every major rival, with the same expected at Tottenham Hotspur next Sunday when Mourinho predicted it will be impossible to compete properly three days after the Europa League semi-final second leg against Celta Vigo. Many have already booked flights, confident after the 1-0 first-leg win.
The main aim will be to move a step closer to ensuring UEFA Champions League football for next season. "It's the first time I leave Highbury or Emirates and they're happy". And it was, according to Mourinho, undeserved.
"We'll respect who is left in the competition - it's not going to be easy and we're not taking anything for granted at all - but that's got to be the aim".
A-level student Jacob, who skipped school to be at the rally, said they came along because they hoped a Corbyn victory would help the club get back on top. They had the luck of that goal.
"It doesn't matter what happened before, it doesn't matter how big matches we played before".
OGC Nice: Giannelli Imbula pour remplacer Michael Seri ?
Habitué à tenter des paris osé depuis quelques saisons, l'OGC Nice serait prêt à relancer Gianelli Imbula, en échec à Stoke City. Il n'a joué que douze matchs de championnat cette saison, le dernier lors du 0-0 contre Manchester City.
However, with a spot on offer to the winners of the Europa League, United could finish outside the top four and still qualify for the Champions League. "In this aspect, I don't think there will be a difference between both teams".
Arsenal has finally ended the tradition of loosing to Manchester United.
"We built our success with intelligence and patience and organisation", Wenger said when asked to reflect on the game.
"We are in a situation now and we have to fight so let's see if tomorrow we can do it and go to the final".
In further digs, Mourinho accused Wenger - misleadingly - of playing with a "defensive block" and "a line of five defenders".
"It is not manager against manager", he said.
"We have had many draws as well and there were some fantastic teams that we played against", Wenger said.
Arsenal vs Man Utd: Is Mourinho bluffing amid peace talks?
Mourinho has given up on United's hopes of securing Champions League qualification via the league and fielded a weakened team in last Sunday's 2-0 defeat at Arsenal.
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