The winner of the Manchester derby
Manchester United won 2-1 against Manchester City in the 20th round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at Old Trafford in Manchester, England at 9:30 pm (Korean time) on the 14th. As a result, Manchester United climbed to 3rd place with 38 points, while Man City maintained 2nd place with 39 points.
Manchester United used a 4-3-3 formation. Rashford, Martial, Fernández, Eriksen, Fred, Casemiro, Wan-Bissaka, Baran, Shaw and Malacia started, with De Gea in goal. Against this, Man City chose a 4-3-3 formation. Haaland, Foden, Mahrez, Silva, De Bruyne, Rodri, Cancelo, Ake, Akanji, and Walker started and Ederson was responsible for the goal.
[First half] Tight search battle… sharp counterattack by Manchester United
Man United’s offensive in the early stages was not serious. In the 11th minute of the first half, during Man City’s build-up, a miss occurred and Eriksen’s pass was passed and Fernandez penetrated and hit it with his right foot, but missed with his left.
Manchester United threatened the Manchester City goal again. In the 15th minute of the first half, Rashford put it in front of the goal, but Martial couldn’t get it.
Man City are in trouble. In the 34th minute of the first half, Ederson jumped out to catch Man Utd’s long pass, and Rashford broke through. The Man City defenders rushed in and stopped Rashford, but it was a heartbreaking moment for Man City.
Man United continued their attack. In the 37th minute of the first half, Eriksen’s penetrating pass made Rashford one-on-one with the goalkeeper, but Ederson blocked it.
Bad news almost came to Man United. In the 42nd minute of the first half, Rashford suffered an injury while feeling pain in his leg while penetrating into the back space. Rashford once again entered the field. In the first half of extra time, Walker fired a mid-range shot, but it missed to the right. Both teams finished the first half scoreless after a fierce battle. 온라인카지노
[Second Half] Controversial Fernandez Equalizer → Turnaround Success
At the start of the second half, United used a replacement card. Martial was left out and Anthony came in and played the role of a forward striker. Then, in the 12th minute of the second half, Man City removed Foden and put in Grealish.
Guardiola’s replacement card hit. In the 15th minute of the second half, The Bra Winner broke through from the space on the right side, and Grealish rushed in and finished the ball with his head. United, who were lagging behind, increased their attacking numbers. In the 28th minute of the second half, coach Ten Hag removed Eriksen and put in Garnacho.
Man United equalized. In the 34th minute of the second half, a pass was delivered to Rashford, and as it flowed, Fernandez split the net with a shot. The referee ruled that Rashford was in an offside position but was not involved in the goal and declared a goal.
Man Utd made a turnaround right away. In the 37th minute of the second half, during Man United’s counterattack, Garnacho’s cross was received and Rashford pushed it in and split the net. It was Rashford’s 9th consecutive goal at home. Coach Ten Hagh stepped in to solidify. Manchester United strengthened their defense by introducing McTominay, Maguire and Martinez in the second half of extra time. The game ended in a 2-1 victory for United.