Mourinho’s team drew 0-0 in Spain last month but have since beaten Chelsea and Liverpool at Old Trafford.
The first goal is obviously crucial in keeping United calm, composed and in control, and the approach ought to be measured rather than cavalier while the tie remains goalless.
Sevilla defender Clement Lenglet, meanwhile, believes his side are ready for the Red Devils and warned that United will see the best of the La Liga side if they score first.
Sevilla, on the other hand, have had a mixed run of form in the four games post the first leg tie.
Michael Carrick will call time on his professional career at the end of this season, the Manchester United and England midfielder has confirmed.
Marcos Rojo, Phil Jones and Ander Herrera were also missing but Anthony Martial and Zlatan Ibrahimovic were in attendance.
However, Rashford insists he is learning more on the training ground from his boss than on the pitch on matchday.
This is a very hard tie to predict as you can see from the fact that in the history of the Champions League knockout stages 52% of teams who lost the away leg 2-1 progressed into the next round.
United stifled Liverpool’s exhilarating attack early on and raced into a two-goal lead with 24 minutes on the clock after a double from Rashford.
“It’s good that you can be around him to have a laugh and reassure him that it’s going to come good and that if he gets a chance he will perform, and he has done that today”, he said.
Marouane Fellaini returned from injury to make a second-half cameo against Liverpool and Mourinho couldn’t be happier to have him back.
The Belgian superstar is evolving into a team player, and he could be the difference in Tuesday’s matchup.
Will the Sevilla stalemate come back to bite Mourinho? The rest of the defensive unit should stay the same, with the onus on Clement Lenglet, to marshall the back-four.
“But Seville and Brighton are “die or live” games so the next two are much more important than this one”. Manchester United have the edge over the rest of the clubs.
When is the Champions League Round of 16 match between Manchester United and Sevilla?
“We need to take the confidence from this game into future games”.
The big man in the middle.
“I’m probably trying to help a lot more now than I have in the past because I understand where I am at – a bit of a responsibility, obviously being as captain this season, as well but just the age I am at”.
Scott McTominay, the Manchester United midfielder, has been called up by Scotland for the upcoming worldwide friendlies.
Rashford’s double – on his first Premier League start since Boxing Day – proved decisive, as Liverpool couldn’t add to the Bailly own goal as they slipped to a first defeat in eight games in all competitions.
The Round of 16 match between Manchester United and Sevilla is on Tuesday night, March 14, 2018.
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A knock picked up in training kept him out of that match, although United were able to pick up a 2-1 victory in his absence.