Manchester United 4 – 1 Basaksehir UCL Video Highlights & Recap, Nov 24, 2020
November 24, 2020
Manchester United pull up an incredible revenge on Istanbul Basaksehir, defeating the Turkish side 3 – 1 in their UEFA Champions League second leg visit to Old Trafford on Tuesday night.
The Red Devils lined up a team full of attacking players with Fred being the most defensive of the midfielders. It didn’t take up to three minutes before Rashford drew a save from Mert Gunok, kick-starting the game in a perfect way for Manchester United.
United were a goal up in Just seven minutes of play courtesy of a stunning strike from the inform Bruno Fernandez. Alex Telles sent Ina perfect cross which just misses Carvani’s head but sets up for Carvani to blast in a half Volley onto the top corner of the net.
Five minutes later United got another ball in the net after some superb passing in the build up but that was cancelled as the flag was up before the ball got turned in the net. Fernandez was able to score his 21st goal in 35 games, doubling the lead in the 19tb minute. Alex Telles played a through ball intended for Cavani but the Visitors keeper intercepted the ball,spilling it into Fernandez path and he scored.
United got awarded a penalty in the 35th minute after Marcus Rashford got bashed off the ball by Boli Bolingoli and referee Ovidiu Hategan had no choice but to point to the spot. Fernandez stepped aside for Rashford to play the penalty despite being in the verge of scoring a hat-trick.
Basaksehir were able to grab a consolation in the 75th minute after goal line technology was put into play. David de’Gea was able to make a save but after a review it was seen the United No.1 had allowed the ball above the line before using his leg to make the save.
United made increased the goal margin back to three as Daniel James became the first Welsh player to a ore for Manchester United in the 92nd minute. Manchester United went on another superb counter Van De Beek send a pass to Greenwood, who squared the ball over to James, who scored from close range.