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Europa LeagueSheriff 0-2 Manchester United

Sheriff 0-2 Manchester United

Manchester United claimed their first Europa League win of the season with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Sheriff Tiraspol.

Sancho gave the visitors the lead after a one-two with Eriksen outside the box, turning onto his left foot before directing a low shot off the right post and into the net.

Dalot then won a penalty after being taken down by Kpozo, with Ronaldo stepping up to score his first of the season.

In the second half, United searched for a third goal but couldn’t find one, with just one shot on target.

That opportunity came just three minutes after the restart, with Fernandes directing Dalot’s low cross straight at Koval.

Starting lineup:

SHERIFF TIRASPOL (4-3-3): Maksym Koval;

Armel Junior Zohouri, Gaby Junior Kiki, Stjepan Radeljic, Patrick Kpozo;

Cedric Badolo, Moussa Kyabou, Mouhamed Diop;

Rasheed Ibrahim, Iyayi Atiemwen, Iyayi Atiemwen.

SHERIFF TIRASPOL SUBS: Felipe Vizeu, Salifu Mudasiru, Pernambuco, Serghei Pascenco, Renan Guedes, Heron, Abdoul Darankoum, Dumitru Celeadnic.

MANCHESTER UNITED (4-2-3-1): David de Gea;

Diogo Dalot, Raphael Varane, Lisandro Martinez, Tyrell Malacia;

Scott McTominay, Christian Eriksen; Antony, Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho;

Cristiano Ronaldo.

MANCHESTER UNITED SUBS: Tom Heaton, Zidane Iqbal, Charlie McNeill, Casemiro, Radek Vitek, Alejandro Garnacho, Harry Maguire, Fred, Luke Shaw, Victor Lindelof, Anthony Elanga.

Goals:

GOAAAALLL! SANCHO SCORES! 1-0 UNITED! United led through Sancho. Eriksen plays the ball to the winger on the edge of the box, which switches the ball onto his left foot and drives the ball into the bottom right corner.

GOAAALLLL! RONALDO SCORES! 2-0 UNITED! Ronaldo gets his first goal of the season. Taking responsibility for the penalty, the striker shoots the ball down the middle of the goal with Koval diving to the right.

So, what’s next?

In conclusion, Sheriff will host Zimbru Chisinau in the Moldovan Super Liga.

Meanwhile, Manchester United making a short trip to Manchester City in the Premier League.

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