Thu 06 October 2022 | 19:24

Manchester United beat Omonia Nicosia 3-2 in Europa League

Manchester United came from behind to beat Omonia Nicosia in a Europa League group match in Cyprus on Thursday.

Manchester United

beat Omonia Nicosia 3-2 in the Europa League on Thursday thanks to three second half goals from substitutes

Marcus Rashford

and

Anthony Martial.

Real Sociedad is at top of the Group with nine points after three matches. United is second in Group E with six points. Sheriff has three points and Omonia is without a point.

Erik ten Hag made three changes to the lineup after the defeat in the Manchester derby on Sunday with Cristiano Ronaldo, Casemiro, and Victor Lindelof coming into the side.

Cristiano Ronaldo could score his 700th club goal in the 9th minute but the goalkeeper denied him. Bruno Fernandes came close to scoring in the 18th minute but his strike smacked back off the bar.

Omonia scored in the 34th minute against the run of play. Karim Ansarifard scored from a counter-attack after Tyrell Malacia was caught in possession.

Rashford who came on at half time scored the equalizer in the 53rd minute from Fernandes’s pass. Martial scored the second goal from Rashford’s pass just a minute after coming onto the pitch.

Rashford scored again in the 84th minute. United won the ball back on the halfway line and Rashford sent the ball to Ronaldo on the edge of the box. Ronaldo hit the woodwork but Rashford scored from the rebound.

Omonia scored their second goal just a minute later through Panayiotou after poor defending from Dalot.


source: SportMob

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