Man United 5 Midtjylland 1

Marcus Rashford

Man­chester Uni­ted 5 Midtjyl­land 1, Old Traf­ford, UEFA Eu­ropa Lea­gue Last Thirty-Two Sec­ond Leg, Feb­ruary 25, 2016. Af­ter los­ing the fir­st leg ga­me 2-1, Man­chester Uni­ted be­at Midtjyl­land 5-1 in the re­turn ga­me at Old Traf­ford thanks to a brace by Mar­cus Rash­ford and fur­ther goals from An­der Her­rera and Mem­ph­is De­pay, plus an own goal by Nikolaj Bodurov. 

Man­chester Uni­ted were with­out sev­er­al in­jured play­ers for the the clash wi­th Midtjyl­land, and to top it all, An­thony Mar­tial sus­tained a ham­string in­jury dur­ing the pre-mat­ch warm-up and was re­placed by Mar­cus Rash­ford. The Danes push­ed them­selves in­to the lead thro­ugh Pi­one Sis­to in the 27th min­ute of the tie, but the ho­me si­de got their equalser shortly af­ter­wards when Nikolaj Bo­dur­ov ma­naged to put the ball in­to his own net two min­utes pa­st the ha­lf-hour ma­rk. As the sec­ond ha­lf un­fol­ded, Rash­ford doubled Man­chester United´s ad­vant­age in the 63rd min­ute be­fore the eight­een-year-old wing­er com­pleted his brace twelve min­utes la­ter. And shortly be­fore full-time, An­der Her­rera net­ted from the pen­alty spot af­ter Ki­an Han­sen had handled the ball in­side the area in the 88th min­ute, whi­le Mem­ph­is De­pay sco­red a fifth goal for Uni­ted in the fi­nal min­ute to make it 5-1 to the hosts. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Ser­gio Rom­ero, Da­ley Bli­nd, Guillermo Varela, Joe Ri­ley, Ju­an Ma­ta, Mi­chael Car­rick, An­der Her­rera, Mor­gan Schneider­lin, Jesse Lin­gard, Mem­ph­is De­pay, Mar­cus Rash­ford. Sub­stitutes: Mar­cos Rojo, Regan Poole, An­dreas Pe­reira, Pad­dy McNair, Don­ald Love, Joel Pe­reira. Midtjyl­land Te­am: Mikkel An­der­sen, Ki­an Han­sen, Nikolaj Bo­dur­ov, Filip Novak, Tim Sparv, Jakob Poulsen, Kris­tof­fer Ols­son, An­dre Romer, Ril­wan Hassa, Marco Urena, Pi­one Sis­to. Sub­stitutes: Mar­tin Pusic, Vac­lav Kadlec, Paul Onu­achu, Patrick Bang­gaard, Kris­ti­an Bach Bak, Dan­iel Roy­er, Jo­han Dahlin.

 

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Man­chester Uni­ted out­classed Dan­ish Su­per­liga Cham­pi­ons Bron­dy to the tune of a 5-0 score in a Cham­pi­ons Lea­gue Group Sta­ge en­counter at Old Tra­ford on the 4th of Nov­ember 1998 thanks to a goal apiece from Da­vid Beck­ham, Andy Cole, Phil Ne­ville, Dwight Yorke, and Paul Scho­les respectively.

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