Manchester United faced off against Real Betis in the UEFA Europa League earlier this evening as they hoped to secure a good result on the road. The Red Devils made a solid start to the contest but were held to a scoreless draw at the half-time break.
Marcus Rashford finally broke the deadlock in the 55th minute as Man United secured a narrow 1-0 win on the night and a 5-1 win on aggregate which ensured their place in the next stages of the Europa League.
Let’s take a look at how each Manchester United player fared during the match against Real Betis.
GK: David de Gea – 7.5/10
The Spanish keeper made a couple of decent saves at the back and earned an important clean sheet on the road.
RB: Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 7/10
He performed his defensive duties well but was a bit inaccurate with his passing.
CB: Harry Maguire – 7.5/10
Maguire cleared the danger when needed and was a strong presence in the air. He will be quite pleased with the clean sheet.
CB: Lisandro Martinez – 7/10
The Argentine sensation earned the ball back a few times and was accurate with his ball distribution.
LB: Tyrell Malacia – 7/10
He got stuck in with a couple of solid tackles and made a few decent runs with the ball.
CM: Bruno Fernandes – 7.5/10
Fernandes came back to defend when required and made some decent chances for his teammates to find the back of the net.
CM: Casemiro – 8/10
The Brazilian talent anchored the midfield with a lot of conviction and was lively on the ball as well. He picked up an assist for setting up Rashford’s goal.
RW: Facundo Pellistri – 7/10
He made a few driving runs with the ball but failed to register a goal.
CAM: Fred – 7/10
Fred worked hard at both ends of the field but lacked quality in the final third.
LW: Marcus Rashford – 8/10
He was a constant menace in the final third and scored the only goal of the European contest in the 55th minute.
ST: Wout Weghorst – 7/10
Weghorst led the line well at times for Manchester United but never looked like he would score.
LW: Jadon Sancho – 7/10
He added some pace and creativity to Erik ten Hag’s attack.
CM: Marcel Sabitzer – 6.5/10
Sabitzer was a threat in front of the opponent’s goal.
RW: Anthony Elanga – 6.5/10
He had a few bright moments in the game.
CB: Victor Lindelof – 6/10
Lindelof kept things solid at the back.
RB: Diogo Dalot – 6/10
He offered very little after coming on as a substitute.