Manchester United defeated Club Bruges by five without a response today at Old Trafford in the second round of the European League.
United qualified for the round of 16 thanks to the victory in the two matches, with six goals for a goal.
The goals of the match were scored by Bruno Fernandez with a penalty kick, Odeon Ijalo, Scott Maktuminae and Farid (two goals) in the 27th, 34th, 41nd, 82nd and third minutes of stoppage time.
The match witnessed a direct ban for Simon Dilley, player of Bruges, who deliberately pushed the ball away with his hand inside the box.
The match started with massive pressure from United, who made the whole move to the Bruges stadium amid a defensive bloc of the Belgian team.
In the third minute, Bruno Fernandes hit a powerful ball that hit the right post of Club Bruges goal.
Club Brugge almost surprised United amid the confusion of the defenders of the land, but Eric Bailey scattered them.
In the 27th minute, United got a penalty kick after Simon Dele deliberately touched the ball with his hand and Bruno Fernandez successfully converted into the net to announce the first goal for United.
Bruno continued his enjoyment and sent a great cross to Juan Mata, who set it up for Aigalo, who hit the net in the 36th minute, becoming the first Nigerian player to score a goal in United history.
After only five minutes, Farid prepared the ball to Maktumenay, who hit a creeping ball with his right hand, to house the net, announce the third goal for the hosts and end any hope for Club Brugge to return.
In contrast, the start of the second half came very quiet amid the Bruges surrender, United’s complete possession of the ball and the absence of dangerous opportunities.
Luke Chao fired a powerful shot in the 68th minute, but the Bruges goalkeeper saved.
Mason Greenwood hit a powerful ball that passed just outside the goal.
In the 82nd minute, Jesse Lingard passed over from the Bruges defender in a wonderful way and prepared the ball for Fred, who easily shot in the net to announce the fourth goal for United.
With the last seconds of the third minute of the calculated time instead of wasted, Tahith Chung passed the ball to Farid, who fired directly into the net to announce the fifth goal for United and his second in the meeting, and the referee blows the final whistle with the victory of the Red Devils.
Inter Milan X Ludogorets
In another meeting held at the same time at the Giuseppe Meazza stadium, Inter Milan repeated their victory over their Bulgarian Ludogorets Razgradrad, winning two goals.
Thanks to the winners of the two games, the hosts qualified with four goals.
Cowley Souza opened the meeting goals for the guests in the 26th minute.
In the 32nd minute, Cristiano Barraji equalized for Nerazzurri.
In the 45th minute, Romelu Lukaku scored the winning goal for coach Antonio Conte’s battalion.