Manchester United locked horns with Sheriff Tiraspol at the Sheriff Stadium earlier today as they looked to earn a good result on their travels in the UEFA Europa League. The Red Devils made a decent start to the game and got their noses ahead in the 17th minute when Jadon Sancho scored with a low strike. Cristiano Ronaldo doubled Man United’s lead from the penalty spot in the 39th minute as Man United went into the half-time break 2-0 up on the scoreline.
Erik ten Hag’s men sat on their lead well in the second half and earned an impressive 2-0 victory away from home.
Let’s take a look at how each Manchester United player performed during the match against Sheriff.
GK: David de Gea – 7/10
The Spanish keeper made a couple of solid saves at the back and earned an important clean sheet this evening.
RB: Diogo Dalot – 7/10
He was solid defensively and made one key chance in the final third.
CB: Raphael Varane – 7.5/10
The French defender cleared his lines when needed and made one important interception during the game.
CB: Lisandro Martinez – 7/10
Martinez didn’t mind putting his foot through the ball when the opposition were on the front foot. He did enough to keep a clean sheet in the end.
LB: Tyrell Malacia – 7/10
Malacia performed his defensive duties well and engineered one good chance in the Sheriff half.
CM: Scott McTominay – 7/10
He was strong in the air and got stuck in with some solid tackles at the centre of the park.
CM: Christian Eriksen – 7/10
Eriksen anchored the midfield well and made two inviting opportunities in the final third. He has got an assist to show for his efforts.
RW: Antony – 7/10
The Brazilian talent had a few lively moments in the final third and was tidy with his passing.
CAM: Bruno Fernandes – 7/10
Fernandes made a few decent runs with the ball but there was no goal for him this evening.
LW: Jadon Sancho – 8/10
The English sensation was a real threat down the left flank and opened the goal-scoring with a decent finish.
ST: Cristiano Ronaldo – 7/10
Ronaldo had a few strikes at goal and managed to get his name on the scoresheet in the 39th minute via the penalty spot.
CM: Casemiro – 7/10
The Brazilian talent offered decent protection for his teammates at the back.
LB: Luke Shaw – 6/10
He added more energy to ten Hag’s defence.
RW: Anthony Elanga – 6/10
Elanga offered very little after coming off the bench.
CB: Harry Maguire – N/A
He hardly had any time to influence the game.
LW: Alejandro Garnacho – N/A
The youngster came on for the final few minutes of the game.
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