On Wednesday, November 8, Copenhagen hosted Manchester United as part of the fourth round of the Champions League. The match ended in victory for the hosts with a score of 4:3.
The guests easily beat their opponent by two goals until the 42nd minute, but forward Marcus Rashford managed to earn a stupid sending off, leaving his team in the minority.
The Danish club immediately took advantage of this, scoring twice before the break – from play and from a penalty kick. The teams went into the break in full parity.
In the second half of the game, Manchester United miraculously took the lead again by converting a penalty, but the joy of the goal did not last very long.
In the 83rd and 87th minutes, Copenhagen managed to put the squeeze on the “Red Devils”, thereby achieving an important victory for themselves. Because of this defeat, Manchester United dropped to last place in their group.
Statistics of the match Copenhagen – Manchester United fourth round of the Champions League
Copenhagen – Manchester United 4:3
Goals : Elyounoussi 45, Goncalves 45+9 penalties, Lerager 83, Bargi 87 – Hoylund 3 28, Fernandes 69 penalties
Expected Goals (xG) : 2.13 – 3.37
Ball possession : 49% – 51%
Beats : 17 – 9
Shots on target : 8 – 7
Fouls : 9 – 8
Copenhagen : Grabara – Ankersen (Sorensen 70), Vavro (Boylesen 78), Dix, Ehlert – Lerager, Falk, Goncalves (Oscarsson 70) – Elyounoussi (Bardaggi 63), Claesson, Ashouri (Larsson 7)
Manchester United : Onana – Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Evans (Varane 15), Dalot – McTominay, Eriksen (Amrabat 46) – Rashford, Fernandes, Garnacho – Hoylund (Mount 84)
Warning : Wawro – Maguire
Sending off : Rashford, 42 (stepped on opponent’s foot)
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