Europa League, Brugge – MU match has led to expected soccer result, the first leg of the round of 1/16 Europa League) MU encountered many difficulties before the home team Brugge but finally they have what they need.
The Overall Capture:
MU put two new recruits Bruno Fernandes and Odion Ighalo on the bench on the trip to Brugge. However, with superior team quality, they are still the better ball control. But Brugge was the team with the first dangerous ball, when in the 3rd minute, striker Dennis penetrated the penalty area, passed both Maguire and goalkeeper Romero, but failed to put the ball in.
MU responded in the 13th minute with Andreas Pereira’s long shot saved by Mignolet. But only two minutes later, from the situation of waving the ball from the home of Mignolet, Dennis used the speed of ice down, surpassed Williams and then lifted the ball over Romero’s head when the keeper tried to rescue, opening the scoring duel.
Brugge played excitedly after an early goal. In the 28th minute, Dennis escaped deep to the bottom of the border and hit the edge of the narrow corner, but Romero saved. The Argentine goalkeeper also added an ice phase outside the area of 16m50 to join the defense.
But Reality is …
However, in Europa League, MU was given gifts from Brugge. Martial 36 minutes take advantage of the mistake of central defender Mechele when he hesitated to wait for the ball, then sped up and then gently beat Mignolet in the face phase, equalizing for MU. When the first half had 2 minutes, the French striker almost got a double when he shot with his left foot from outside the penalty area and hit the ball on the post.
The second half started with a game quite similar to the first half. MU overwhelmed in the early minutes, but Brugge was the team that created the dangerous opportunity first when Dennis once again entered the penalty area after a successful release with copper. team and finish in the corner but Romero refused.
Minutes later, MU used all 3 substitutions, when in turn Fred, Bruno Fernandes, and Ighalo were launched. The game of the “Red Devils” was clearer but they almost had to go into the net to pick up the ball in the 78th minute, when Odilon cushioned the ball out extremely regretted after Dennis’ pass.
The final minutes of the match witnessed the MU attack, with creativity from Bruno. The Portuguese player missed a beautiful free-kick, had a clear path for Mata to come down but was caught offside. However, no more goals were scored. With a 1-1 draw, MU had a slight advantage before returning to Old Trafford for the second leg.
- Final: Brugge 1-1 MU (1st half: 1-1)
Brugge: Dennis 15 ’
MU: Martial 36 ’
Brugge: Balanta, Mignolet, Mechele,, Mata, Rits, De Cuyper, Vanaken, Dennis, Kossounou, Tau, Deli.
MU: Romero, Martial, Matic, Lingard, Dalot, Lindelof, Maguire, Williams, Mata, Pereira, Shaw.
As expected, MU had an uneasy match on the pitch of Club Brugge. This is made clearer and more certain when the home team is the team that takes the lead.
From just one shot of goalkeeper Mignolet, Dennis sped up, then added a touch, leaving two MU defenders behind, and defeating goalkeeper Romero with a perfect lob. MU conceded only after the ball rolled 15 ‘.
Of course, the soccer result showed with his level, the Reds do not let the opponent lead the table for long. In the 35th minute, Martial showed that not only Dennis of Club Brugge but Dennis himself knew how to accelerate. The striker, who was always considered lazy, created a battle-rich speed race, before finishing the subtly defeating former Liverpool goalkeeper – Mignolet. Martial promptly brought the match back before the end of the first half.
To the second half, both MU and Club Brugge to actively play low, slow beat. Although Solskjaer then sent two rookies Ighalo and Bruno Fernandes, however, the remaining time was not enough for the duo to shine.
With only 1 point on the field of weak opponents, MU theoretically only needs 1 more draw without a goal at Old Trafford to continue. But that is definitely not the goal of Solsa’s teachers and students. Even with just a little lack of concentration, for Club Brugge to score more than one goal at home, MU may face the prospect of being eliminated.
In short, in Europa League, form the showed soccer result, the opportunity is almost intact for both and that is why the audience can not miss the return leg next week.