December 8, 2022



[Breaking] Europa League: Manchester United succumb to Actual Sociedad defeat as Nigeria’s Sadiq Umar shines

Sadiq Umar

Manchester United’s Europa League group stage marketing campaign started with a house defeat to Actual Sociedad at Previous Trafford with new Nigerian signing Sadiq Umar troubling the Devils’ defence space.

The sport was performed after session with the Soccer Affiliation and Uefa following the demise of Queen Elizabeth II.

No music was performed within the stadium across the match and either side wore black armbands and stood for a superbly noticed minute’s silence as a mark of respect.

Brais Mendez scored the one objective from the penalty spot after 59 minutes following a disputed handball resolution in opposition to substitute Lisandro Martinez.

In his first European sport exterior the Champions League since 2002, when he was a youngster at Sporting Lisbon, Cristiano Ronaldo’s first-half header from Diogo Dalot’s cross was disallowed for offside.

Ronaldo additionally headed Bruno Fernandes’ cross huge in the beginning of the second-half.

Manchester United play their second group sport in opposition to Sheriff Tiraspol in Moldova on Thursday, 15 September.

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