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Man.United vs Real Sociedad: Ronaldo’s first start in the Europa League ends in a defeat

Man.United vs Real Sociedad
Europa League
Old Trafford

Manchester United in recent times have not had a good record with Spanish sides in Europe recently. However, with their recent run of games and with Old Trafford behind them, they went in as favourites.

Things were even in the first hour of the game. With neither team being able to create many significant chances.

As the contest approached the hour mark. Following Silva’s shot, the ball ricocheted up onto Martinez’s arm from his thigh. The VAR awarded a penalty. Mendez converted the penalty to open the scoring.

With neither team being able to find the back of the net for the following half an hour. The visitors were able to register a narrow 0-1 win.

Man.United vs Real Sociedad: Match report

Full time score: Man.United 0-1 Real Sociedad

Man.United XI: De Gea; Dalot (Martinez 45), Lindelof, Maguire (c), Malacia (McNeill 83); Fred, Casemiro; Antony (Sancho 71), Eriksen (Fernandes 45), Elanga (Garnacho 71); Ronaldo

Subs not used: Dubravka, Heaton, Fredericson, Varane, Wan-Bissaka, Iqbal, McTominay.

Bookings: Martinez 57; Fred 83; De Gea 90.

Real Sociedad: Remiro; Gorosabel (Sola 84), Elustondo, Pacheco, Munoz; Zubimendi, Merino, Mendez (Turrientes 84); Kubo (Barrenetxea 78), Silva (Cho 65), Sadiq (Sorloth 45).

Subs not used: Illarramendi, Zubeldia, Zubiaurre, Guevara, Navarro, Gonzalez de Zarate, Karrikaburu.

Goals: Mendez (p) 59.

Bookings: Silva 60; Munoz 70; Turrientes 89.

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