At GSP Stadium on Thursday, October 6, Man United prevailed over Omonia to earn their third victory in the Europa League. After completing their third match in the Europa League, Manchester United currently hold the number two spot in the point table with six points thanks to their two wins and one loss. Real Sociedad currently holds the top spot in the Europa League after claiming victory in all three of their matches thus far and accumulating nine points.
These two teams played an excellent contest against one another. Both teams gave it their all during the match, but it wasn’t enough for Omonoia to come out on top against Man United. Throughout the match, Manchester United held possession of the ball 74% of the time. On the other hand, Omonoia only had 26% control of the ball throughout the entirety of the game. During this match, Manchester United had a completion percentage of 87 percent, completed 714 passes, and won 5 corners. On the other hand, Omonoia finished the game having completed only 262 passes, with a pass accuracy of 67%, and had awarded 4 corners. Even though Man United dominated the game from beginning to end, they were unable to pull out the victory easily because Omonoia was able to get past the Man United defense and score goals time to time when they had the opportunity. The final score of the game was 3-2 in favor of Man United, and Omonoia was the team who came out on the losing end.
The game was attended by thousands of supporters, all of whom were rooting for their favored team to emerge victorious. The fact that their team put forth a strong effort against Man United made the supporters of Omonoia very thrilled. There were a total of 5 goals scored in this match, with 3 goals scored by Man United and 2 goals scored by Omonoia. Omonoia scored the only goal of the first half, which brought the total to 1 for the half. There were a total of 4 goals scored in the second half, with Omonoia scoring one goal and Manchester United scoring three goals.
Omonia scored the game’s first goal at the 34-minute mark, and the score was 1-0 in Omonia’s favor at the end of the first half of the play, despite the fact that Man United enjoyed a positional advantage of 74% throughout the entire game. The fact that Manchester United were in such poor shape during the entire season was a source of great frustration for the club. They have to win the match right there for their team to advance.
Marcus Rashford was the one to put Man United on the scoreboard with his goal in the second half at the 53 minute mark. Anthony Martial then scored the second goal for Manchester United at the 63 minute mark after him. Marcus scored once more with 84 minutes, putting Man United on top of the scoreboard with a 3-1 advantage. In this game, Marcus was responsible for a total of two goals. At this point in the game, Omonia had given up any prospect of winning the match, but at 85 minutes, Nikolas Panayiotou scored the second goal for Omonia. They had a glimmer of hope, but the match ended with the score 3-2, and Manchester United came out on top to win the match.
Tough Cristiano Ronaldo participated in this match, he was unable to score any goals. This season, he only managed to score once, which left both him and his fans feeling extremely let down. People had higher expectations for this Portuguese star, which is why his fans and the coach at Man United, Erik ten Hag, waited for him to return.
In their next match, Man United will play against Everton in the Premier League on Monday, October 10 at 12 am at the Goodison Park Stadium.
Man United vs Omonia
|1st Half||2nd Half||Full Time|
Karim Ansarifard – (Omonia) – 34’
Marcus Rashford – (Man United) – 53’, 84′
Anthony Martial – (Man United) – 63’
Nikolas Panayiotou – (Omonia) – 85’