On paper, it was THE big shock of the round of 16 of the Europa League. From the first leg, Manchester United took a huge option on qualifying against Real Sociedad. Led by their fantastic Bruno Fernandes, the Red Devils won 4-0 on Thursday for Turin, one week before the return leg at Old Trafford.
Author of the opening of the scoring after a huge disagreement between the goalkeeper of the Basque formation, Alejandro Remiro, and two of his defenders (27th), the Portuguese playmaker then doubled the setting on the hour mark, escaping from an offside for a few millimeters (56th).
Only Lewandowski does better
Absolutely untenable, Fernandes is now 21 goals in all competitions this season and he is even involved in 53 goals since his debut with MU a year ago, as much as Lionel Messi with Barça. Only Robert Lewandowski has been involved in more goals since February 2020 (67 with Bayern).
Desde that Bruno Fernandes chegou ao Manchester United só Lewandowski criou but gols que ele no mundo.
🇵🇱 Lewandowski – 67
🇵🇹 Bruno Fernandes – 53
🇦🇷 Messi – 53
TOP! 🌟 # UEL #RealSociedadManUtd pic.twitter.com/KCF0tZCJ3s
– Onze Contra 11 (@ Onzevs11) February 18, 2021
It is Marcus Rashford, well launched by Fred, who then scored the 3rd goal (65th). What if Mason Greenwood missed his opportunities andAnthony Martial was discreet during the last 20 minutes of the game, it is Daniel James, striking until the end, which worsened the score for United against the club of San Sebastian (90th).
🏆 The Portuguese midfielder took advantage of a big confusion in the Basque defense to open the scorehttps: //t.co/5OwXotDl7m
– RMC Sport (@RMCsport) February 18, 2021
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