Summary of the match between Manchester United and Real Sociedad yesterday in the European League

The match between Manchester United and Real Sociedad kicked off today, Thursday September 8, 2022, at Old Trafford in the opening group E of the European League, but ended in an unexpected defeat from a penalty spot. in the 59th minute.

Match Manchester United – Real Sociedad

The match started today at 9:00 p.m. Cairo time and events went as follows: • The match started with attacking pressure from the Manchester United team, who enjoyed the support of the fans at Old Trafford , but the red team slowed down to spoil the defense of the Spanish team.

  • Eriksen played a dangerous cross which Ronaldo was unable to put in the net as it went over his head in a second threat for the Spanish goal.
  • The Manchester side continued their danger by firing a powerful ball from the penalty area in the 23rd minute, but the defense turned it into a corner.
  • Eriksen sent a long through ball, but Ronaldo couldn’t receive it, and so another chance for the red team was missed in the 26th minute.
  • Ronaldo managed to score in the 36th minute with a solid header, but the referee ruled it out as offside, ending the first half as it had started.
  • At the whistle of the second half, Eric Ten Hag pushed Bruno Fernandez and Lisandro Martinez, at the expense of Eriksen and Dalot.
  • The referee awarded Real Sociedad a penalty following a shot hitting Martinez’s hand, where Price managed to knock the Spanish team in front.
  • Manchester United tried to attack their counterpart to respond to the scored goal, but all their attempts were in vain.
  • During the last minutes of the match, the Real Sociedad players took advantage of empty spaces in the English defence, threatening the goal with a great chance in the last minute, but De Gea saved alone.

Manchester United without credit

  • Sheriff Tiraspol of Moldova led the group with three points, having beaten Omonia Nicosia of Cyprus with three goals in the same round at the same time.
  • Real Sociedad came second on goal difference behind Sheriff.
  • Manchester United finished third scoreless against Cypriot side Amonia.