74 minutes Villa change: Matty Cash replaces Ashley Young who was applauded by both fans.
72 minutes Bailey’s curling shot from 16 yards is comfortably held on his right flank by Dubravka.
72 minutes Remember there is no extra time tonight. If this continues, the game will go straight to PKs.
71 minutes “See also Povorski and the many other players who didn’t do well for United,” says Julian Menz (see 8:56pm). “Van de Beek is better than Alaves/Villarreal. He’s probably at the top of Serie A with his club or mid-table aiming for the PL. He’ll be at the club. Look at Chelsea. (Yes, I am a Chelsea fan).
I hope you’re right, but I’m not sure. He certainly needs to get out ASAP.
70 minutes Rashford shoots Fernandez on the left side of the area. He tries to score from the byline, but opens his body too far and launches the ball for a throw-in.
it was a really good goal The move started with Rashford heading a long ball towards Eriksen inside the area. He was challenged but the ball hit Rashford and showed great strength and balance to hold off Mings and Chambers before unleashing a drive past Olsen.
Marcus Rashford equalizes for United!
66 minutes Watkins runs to backpedaling Lindelof and slices the shot wide off the edge of the area.
65 minutes United currently play Garnacho at left, Elanga at right and Rashford at centre-forward.
64 min: Just wide from Rashford! The first half was bad, but the second half was a lot of fun.Rashford runs to another long pass, chests the ball from Chambers and Mings, and honks the shot this much wider.
62 minutes United’s triple substitutions: Christian Eriksen, Anthony Elanga and Alejandro Garnacho have replaced Fred, Donny van de Beek and Anthony Martial.
Stand-in Leon Bailey made an immediate impactVilla passed the ball through midfield and Young was eventually found in space on the right. He took too long teasing a nice cross over the far post to Bailey. Not knowing what was behind him, Dalot instinctively stuck out his foot and put the ball into his own net.
Villa is back in front!
59 minutes Triple change of villa. Emi Buendia, Tyrone Mings and Leon Bailey replaced Danny Ings, Ezri Conza and Jacob He replaced Ramsey.
55 minutes The second half has been played at a furious pace and both teams are serious about it.
54 minutes A long-range shot from Rashford hits a defender and spins back into the corner. Young is recorded as unsuccessfully trying to foul Rashford just before that.
53 minutes Consa lost the ball to Rashford on the edge of their own half, but Rashford’s cross was too far in front of Martial. this is very good
52 minutes Fernandez and Douglas Lewis go head-to-head and are booked. No big fuss.
50 minutes Apparently United’s goal came 19 seconds after the restart.
Dalot curled a long pass around Augustinson He led Fernandes to the goal in the right inside channel. He drew Olsen and slid the ball to give Martial his goal open. well done.
They have achieved another goal!
And what a good goal it wasRamsey lunged over the halfway line and directed a solid pass to Watkins. He pulled away from Maguire, surged into the area and gently lifted the ball over Dubravka with his left foot.
The ball hit Kamala’s arm just before Ramsey picked it up, but the goal stood even with VAR.
They reached their goal!
46 minutes Beep! Villa started the second half.
“Van de Beek will be a top player at some club., just not United (see Pulisic and Ziyech at Chelsea),” says Julian Menz. “Decent players don’t suddenly become shit overnight. Sometimes the club/manager/environment/etc just don’t fit together. I’d take Chelsea’s Van de Beek in price cut negotiations. He’s too He’s too good at it, and at some point it doesn’t work.
I get what you mean, but his confidence has been smashed for two and a half years. See also Jordi Cruyff who was a good player for Alaves.
Absolute shit. The only shot on goal was Scott’s direct shot from the corner of Douglas Lewis’s McTominay heading off his line, and even that is not officially recorded as a shot on target.
45+1 minutes Fernandez’s inswing free kick is thrashed out by Olsen.
45 minutes Maguire sprays a good crossfield ball on Marasiah who is fouled by Ramsey. It looked a little tough, but United took a free-kick on the left…
43 minutes Maguire was cautioned for a behind tackle on Watkins.
43 minutes Shall we go straight to penalties?
43 minutes Fernandez unleashes an overlapped Dalot, who tries to sell a dummy to a defender, putting the ball out of play. Tremendous stuff.
42 minutes “DvdB averages the forward path every 10 minutes,” says Hussein Badat. “He seems to be actively dodging the ball.”
40 minutes McTominay is booked as an absurdist reducer for Ashley Young.
40 minutes Rashford attempts a knuckleball free kick from about 30 yards. hit the wall. Eric ten Hag is scribbling something on a piece of paper. Perhaps an existential cry for help.
39 minutes “Hi Rob,” says Lizzie Coltman. “My father is a huge fan of Villa and is currently in hospital in a serious condition! Pls keep us updated on Villa for him! He says he appreciates the score.”
Show him your new crest! And more importantly, we wish him all the best.
38 minutes United win the ball high on the field. Martial slips the ball to Fernandez inside the area, but his speculative backheel hits the concert and dribbles past Olsen.
35 minutes Villa is in form, possessing 63% of the ball in the final five minutes. And I’m boring myself.
34 minutes “I have my eye on Donny van de Beek,” writes Kari Turinius. “He spent the entire match going back and forth between the two penalty areas. On rare occasions he touched and nothing happened. When he broke through at Ajax, he was incredibly exciting and I hope Ten Hag sparked something in him.
33 minutes Another corner from Lewis heads up to Young on the D end.
32 minutes That was the first shot on target in the game.
31 min: Off the Line by McTominay! Douglas Luiz is about to score straight from a corner kick again! Dubravka scrambled as McTominay slipped out from under the bar. Dubravka probably saved it, but I didn’t bet on the farm.
31 minutes Augustinsson takes the first corner for Villa. Douglas Lewis, who has already scored his two goals from corner kicks this season, will go for it…
half an hour When a pass from Fred (I think) hits Jacob Ramsey, there’s a big groan. This game absolutely stinks.
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