Manchester United came from behind to claim a 6-2 win over AS Roma in the Europa League semi-final first leg at Old Trafford on Thursday night.
Bruno opened the scoring for the Red Devils before Lorenzo Pellegrini scored a penalty to restore parity after a hand ball in the box by Paul Pogba.
Pellegrini then assisted Edin Dzeko to hand the lead to Roma at half-time.
Manchester United came all guns blazing as they restored parity early in the second half courtesy of Edinson Cavani. The Uruguayan then put United in the lead just past the hour mark as the Red Devils took a 3-2 lead in the clash.
Former United defender Chris Smalling then conceded a penalty for a foul on Cavani. Fernandes stepped up and scored to hand a 4-2 advantage to Solskjaer's side.
Paul Pogba then joined the action with a sublime headed goal to make it 5-2 before substitute Mason Greenwood virtually ended the tie to hand United a 6-2 lead ahead of the second leg in Rome on May 6.
Here are the three things we learned from this semi-final clash:
1. United have an incredible attacking trio if they remain consistent
Edinson Cavani, Paul Pogba and Bruno Fernandes are good enough to win any match on any given day for Manchester United and tonight, they did exactly that.
All three players got on the scoresheet with Bruno and Cavani scoring a brace each and Pogba scoring a goal.
Cavani and Bruno also came up with two incredible assists each, one for each other to score and then another assist each for Paul Pogba and Mason Greenwood to virtually end the tie in the first leg itself.
When these three stars link-up like they do in that second half tonight, they are unstoppable.
2. AS Roma have some major issues
Paulo Fonseca's side were leading 2-1 at half-time at Old Trafford in the Europa League semi-final.
By the time AS Roma took their lead, they had already lost two players out due to injury and they lost another before half-time.
This meant that the Giallorossi finished their quota of maximum substitutions in the first half itself.
Consistent starting XI players Jordan Veretout, Pau Lopez and Leonardo Spinazzola were out of the game due to injury by the 37th minute of the clash.
It remains to be seen if these players come back in time for the second leg but there is no doubt that one of the major reasons for their heavy defeat were those injuries.
3. Edinson Cavani is extremely critical to this United side
Uruguayan legend Edinson Cavani was the star against Roma as he scored two and assisted two goals out of the six that United netted on the night.
Once again, he proved how important and effective he is inside the opponent's box.
Manchester United should do everything they can to ensure Cavani stays on at Old Trafford beyond this season.