Visiting El Madrigal Stadium, Spain, Wednesday (11/24/2021), Manchester United is now being coached by Michael Carrick. In Carrick’s debut match as interim coach, the Red Devils won by goal Cristiano Ronaldo (78′) dan Jadon Sancho (90′).
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Indeed, Ronaldo and his friends found it difficult to break the deadlock. Evidently, a new goal was created before 12 minutes of the game will end, namely the 78th minute. However, statistically, Red Devil it deserves to win.
“Coming away from home in Europe you have to be solid. We got what we deserved in the end because of the chances we created,” Maguire said after the game as quoted by the BBC. BBC, Wednesday (24/11/2021).
On the other hand, Maguire also admitted to being made difficult by Unai Emery’s team, especially in the first half. Luckily, Carrick’s rotation paid off. The reason, the players who emerged from the bench managed to change the course of the match.
“It was tough and tense in the first half. It was important to stay in the game and I think the players who came off the bench really helped us push and the second half performance was really good.”
Back in the match, the squad that was just left by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer did appear quite convincing. Even though they lost in possession, the intensity of their attacks was better than the home team. They managed to record six shots on goal from 11 attempts.
On the other hand, the Yellow Submarine is not very good at attacking despite being superior in ball possession. They only fired three times on target of 13 trials. That is why they are difficult to break the deadlock until the long whistle sounded.
For additional information, the victory made Manchester United ensure a ticket to the round of 16 even though they had one game left. They escaped from the group phase because their 10-point record at the top could not be overtaken by competitors in Group F.