SOCCER – Even Cristiano Ronaldo can’t save Manchester United (Europa League)

Manchester United misplaced to Real Sociedad (0-1), within the match that refers back to the 1st spherical of Group E of the Europa League, which happened on Thursday night time, on the Old Trafford Stadium, in Manchester (England).

I’ve Cristiano Ronaldo within the highlight – one thing that hasn’t occurred since final August 13, when, at the moment, CR7 performed early in the way in which he was victimized by the pink devils towards Brentford (0-4), within the duel of the second spherical of the English League – Manchester United, which additionally had Diogo Dalot within the beginning eleven (on the left at half-time) and Bruno Fernandes taking part in your entire second half, did not open the effectively-assembled. the online of the Spanish crew and, with that ended with defeat at residence, in what can be, for positive, one of many shocking outcomes of the opening spherical of this version of the Europa League.

The look of the 2 groups was very low, with Manchester United dominating and creating (some) threats near Álex Remiro’s aim. Most clearly, within the early levels, Cristiano Ronaldo nonetheless aimed for the again of the online, after a great go from Diogo Dalot, however he noticed that the aim was (effectively) not confirmed as offside.

The quantity 7 got here again to threaten quickly after the restart, once more with a header and assisted by Bruno Fernandes, however the try went huge on the correct. Shortly after, within the forty ninth minute, Ronaldo used his midfield energy, and shot a go very near the bar.

Real Sociedad responded quickly after, first with Alexander Sorloth’s header which went huge, then with David Silva’s shot, already within the space, which was caught by Lisandro Martínez’s arm. The referee instantly gave a choice, a choice that was later confirmed by VAR. Brais Méndez, by turning the massive penalty, didn’t forgive and open the members within the Theater of Dreams.

In a troublesome state of affairs on the scoreboard, and after an change with Erik ten Hag, Manchester United tried, in a number of methods, to achieve the tie, however solely twice got here near scoring and each instances with Casemiro: from the pinnacle, after a collision from the correct of Bruno Fernandes (64′ ), the ball falls on the higher internet of Álex Ramiro’s aim; with the correct foot, following a powerful shot on the door of the realm, which the defender of the Basque model opposed, with class.

With this defeat, Manchester United ends the spherical with out added factors, being on the backside of the Group E desk, along with Omonia (Cyprus), who had been defeated of their place, on this case, by Sheriff (Moldova), as a result of 0-3.

In the 2nd spherical, the Red Devils will face Sheriff, in Moldova, in a match scheduled for five:45 pm subsequent Thursday, precisely the identical day and time that Real Sociedad will host Omonia.


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