December 8, 2023

Manchester United suffered a blow in the Champions League after succumbing 4-3 defeat in Denmark against FC Copenhagen.

Manchester United summer signing Rasmus Højlund continued with his fine form in the champions league after he put Manchester United ahead in the 3rd minute of the match before adding a second goal in the 28 minute to extend his champions league tally to 5 goals.

However, in the 42nd minute, United were reduced to 10 men after Rashford was shown a straight red card after VAR check.

The Englishman lost control of the ball and caught the Copenhagen player on the leg. This means that Rashford will miss United’s crucial match against Galatasaray.

Just after Rashford’s red card, Copenhagen took control of the game, former Southampton player Mohamed Elyounoussi scored to bring Copenhagen back into the game.

Few minutes later before the halftime whistle, Copenhagen were awarded a penalty to draw the score after Manchester United defender Harry Maguire wrongly handled the ball inside the penalty area.

Manchester United took the lead again in the 69 minute through their captain Bruno Fernandes who also scored from the spot after Copenhagen player miss handled the ball inside the penalty area.

Yet again Copenhagen responded well and netted a sixth goal of the night in the 83rd minute as Lukas Lerager broke free of Diogo Dalot at the back post and placed the ball past Onana.

That wasn’t the end of the scoring with the hosts incredibly grabbing a winner soon after.

Sloppy defensive play from United handed Copenhagen possession in the final third, and Roony Bardghji powered his shot into the goal, to send joy to Copenhagen fans inside the Parken Stadium.

The result means United are bottom after four games in Group A and face an uphill battle to qualify for the knockout stages.


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