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7:45pm: Club Brugge (1) 0-4 (7) Manchester United

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Rooney complete is hat-trick in the second half. Getty Images

Full time: Club Brugge 0-4 Manchester United

Manchester United into the group stage of the Champions League without having to break sweat after securing an emphatic 4-0 win in Bruges. Wayne Rooney nets a hat-trick and Ander Herrera scores the other as Club Brugge are swatted aside. United will be drawn from pot two in tomorrow afternoon's draw and we will have live coverage of proceedings from Monaco. Until then, goodbye.

Penalty for Manchester United

United have the chance to grab a fifth goal when the referee adjudges that Duarte intentionally handled Rooney's cross. A harsh one if you ask me and Javier Hernandez has the chance to score for his first for United this season, but he slips as he shoots and the ball goes wide. Louis van Gaal not impressed on the touchline.

Hans Vanaken is one of a raft of substitutes made by Brugge and he almost makes an immediate impact, but he rattles Romero's bar with a dipping volley from 25 yards. The Argentine yet to be beat by an opposition player since moving to United.

Goal: Club Brugge 0-4 Manchester United (Ander Herrera)

Easy as you like for United and it is a rout. Schweinsteiger plays a delightful ball through to Herrera, who breaks clear and draws Bolat before slotting home. Still 25 minutes left...

Rooney should have a fourth. Mata is again the architect but Bolat gets a touch onto his chip and Brugge survive. Just the six goals required by the home team to go through. Thirty-two minutes left....

Goal: Club Brugger 0-3 Manchester United (Wayne Rooney)

A hat-trick for Wayne Rooney and United are romping into the group stages. patient build-up from United sees Mata come inside and the ball is poked through to Rooney who slides the ball beyond Bolat. They may have been on a plate but the England striker is back in scoring form again.

United look like scoring every time they get the ball as Brugge commit more players forward. Rooney feeds Mata but his pass to Depay is fractionally over-hit and the chance is gone. Van Gaal's side could fill their boots tonight if they get it right.

Goal: Club Brugge 0-2 Manchester United (Wayne Rooney)

Game over in Bruges. Depay and Herrera combine and the Spaniard's ball finds an unmarked Rooney who slots into a near empty net. His goal drought is emphatically over and United, barring a minor miracle, are into the Champions League group stage.

Wayne Rooney wants a penalty two minutes into the second half after he breaks free and when he cuts back inside Duarte slides in but barely makes contact with the skipper. Nothing doing there.

Players out for the second half. Change for United, Adnan Januzaj off and Bastian Schweinsteiger comes on. The Belgian was desperately poor back in his homeland. Second period is under way.

Half time: Club Brugge 0-1 Manchester United

Wayne Rooney's first club goal since April has United on course for the Champions League group stage. The England striker slotted home from Depay's inside pass to keep Brugge at bay. The Belgian club have come into the game as the half wore on and should be level through Diaby. Other than that United have been level-headed and calm throughout and look like easing through to tomorrow's draw in Monaco.

Brugge should at the very least be level. Diaby escapes a wayward United offside trap and he hesitates before Romero smothers the ball. Huge waste.

Firts response in anger from the hosts. De Sutter is played in outside the penalty area and his shot sees Romero beat the ball clear of danger. Best chance Brugge have mustered and there is another when Blind miss-times his jump and heads the ball towards his own goal, with Romero scrambling before the ball goes out. De Fauw gets onto the resulting corner but the ball goes right across the face of goal. A second coming from the Belgians?

United all over Brugge in the search of a second and it should come from a corner but Herrera slips at the vital moment after being allowed free 12 yards out. Brugge playing the role of survivors at the moment.

United should be two up and over the hills and far away. Depay out-muscles De Fauw and sprints clear. Despite having Rooney nearby he chooses against passing, and by the time he takes aim the ball is blocked behind.

Pitch invaders have delayed the game after 32 minutes. It has been the perfect evening for United so far, with Wayne Rooney scoring the opening goal and giving the visitors security in this tricky tie. Brugge's disappointing start to the season continues and they look devoid of creativity.

Just the 878 minutes had passed without a goal for Wayne Rooney but his 30th Champions League will come as welcome relief for the England striker and his manager Louis van Gaal. United should be able to take control of this game now, and put a few on Brugge side whose hope will have been extinguished.

Goal: Club Brugge 0-1 Manchester United (Wayne Rooney)

The goal drought is over as Wayne Rooney nets his first goal of the season to give United a crucial away goal after 20 minutes. Memphis Depay comes inside, commits a couple of players and slides a gorgeous through ball through to Rooney who beats Bolat to the ball and chips it over the onrushing Brugge goalkeeper. Vital goal for United and they have one foot in the group stage.

Ander Herrera booked for United for a foul on the nimble Vasquez. Free-kick for Brugge around 35 yards from goal but the cross is horribly over-hit and is behind for a goal-kick.

Mata and Rooney combine again. First Mata takes a shot at goal after exchanging passes with the United forward, which is blocked, before the follow-up sees Rooney slice a half-volley over.

First attack of any purpose from United. Mata sends a ball to Rooney out wide and when the England captain returns the ball to the Spaniard, Mata attempts to dance through a host of challenges but is stopped firmly in his tracks.

United have not conceded a goal from an opposing player this season but inside six minutes they are carve wide open. Diaby comes off the front and plays the ball out wide and when the cross comes in Tom De Sutter is all alone at the back post, but he cant get a proper contact on the ball. De Sutter is expected to join Turkish side Bursaspor in the coming days so this is set to be his final appearance for Brugge. Wonder if a Champions League place might change his mind?

Under way in Bruges.

Brugge fans singing "You'll Never Walk Alone", like they did before kick-off at Old Trafford, before both teams come out at the Jan Breydel Stadium, in an attempt to rile the United fans. Both sets of players out ahead of kick-off.

Less than 10 minutes before kick-off in Bruges and it could be a decisive one in the reign of Louis van Gaal at Manchester United. Get through tonight unscathed and the club reach the group stage after a season away, while defeat brings uncertainty over the Dutchman's future, even just over a deal into his three-year deal at Old Trafford. On such games do big decisions rest.

So what of plucky Brugge. The club were well worth their early lead given to them by Michael Carrick's own goal in the eighth minute and they could have even added to it before United staged a comeback. Bar their Champions League campaign however, the Belgian side have struggled in the league with Zulte-Waregem having inflicted upon them their second defeat of the season, with just five games gone. Their European form is impressive however as Panathinaikos and United can testify.

Nice stat from our friends at Opta. United have lost their last two European away games, at Olympiakos and Bayern Munich, and not since 2003 have they lost three in a row. Any loss by a margin of one would be good enough for United to go through tonight though.

Worth remembering that British clubs have already suffered in the Champions League play-offs, with Celtic crashing out at the hands of Malmo on Tuesday night. United could do without giving their Belgian opponents any encouragement, with Brugge only requiring a 2-0 win to progress. An away goal for United sees their opponents needing three just to secure extra time. I will be across all the mathematics so don't have to scramble around for evidence of your maths A-level.

Louis van Gaal dubbed last week's first leg as the biggest game of his short United reign, so tonight's second leg must surely supersede that. United have a 3-1 lead from the first leg, after Memphis Depay scored twice and Marouane Fellaini scored a stoppage time third against 10-man Brugge, but the Belgians were not without their threat and could easily have arrived in the second leg level with the Premier League club. There might be a slight margin for error for United tonight, but van Gaal will demand a professional display.

Worth remembering, before we turn our full attention to events in Bruge, that the remaining five places in the Champions League group stage will be decided tonight. We will keep you across the other four ties in Europe as the evening progresses.

Brugge manager Michel Preud'homme has rung the changes, with five alterations from the first leg. Bruzzese, Cools, Mechele, Simons and Dierckx are replaced by Bolat, Castelletto, Claudemir, De Fauw and De Sutter.

United have made one change from the first leg, with Ander Herrera coming in for Morgan Schneiderlin. The back five and front four remain as they have for most of the season.

Teams: Club Brugge vs Manchester United

Club Brugge: Bolat, De Fauw, Castelletto, Duarte, De Bock, Vormer, Claudemir, Vazquez, Diaby, de Sutter, Bolingoli

Manchester United: Romero, Darmian, Smalling, Blind, Shaw, Carrick, Herrera, Januzaj, Mata, Depay, Rooney

Good chance that United could make just one change from the first leg, with Michael Carrick potentially missing out, with Bastian Schweinsteiger coming in for his first European start for the club.

Brugge will be without the suspended Brandon Mechele, who was sent off at Old Trafford, and the injured Timmy Simons but they are likely to be the only alterations. Confirmation of both teams is on the way.

Manchester United stand 90 minutes away from a return to the group stage of the Champions League, and travel to Belgium tonight looking to get the job done against Club Brugge. A 3-1 win at Old Trafford last week means Louis van Gaal's side hold the upper-hand but Brugge showed the ability last week to be able to capitalise on any complacency. United have been warned. Team news on the way.