Manchester United, which was aiming to participate in the leading competition, was caught in the ankle by traditional rival Leeds United.
Manchester United drew 2-2 in the so-called ‘Rose Derby’ in the 2022/23 season Premier League against Leeds United held at Old Trafford on the 9th (Korean time).
Manchester United, who only scored one point, narrowed the gap with second place Manchester City (45 points) to three points with 42 points. Leeds, who also gained 1 point, are equal to Everton with 18 points, but managed to escape the relegation zone by climbing to 17th ahead of goal difference (Leeds -8/Everton -12).
Manchester United came out with a 4-2-3-1 model. The defense consisted of goalkeeper David de Gea, Diogo Dalot, Rafael Varane, Lisandro Martinez and Luke Shaw.
The midfield was guarded by Fred and Marcel Sabitzer, and the second line was Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandez, and Alejandro Garnacho. At the forefront, Boot Behorst sortied.
Leeds also faced off with a 4-2-3-1 formation. In addition to goalkeeper Ilan Melli, Luke Eiling, Robin Koch and Maximilian Vöber Pascal Strawik built the defense.
Tyler Adams and Weston McKennie were in the third line, Wilfrid Nyotto, Jack Harrison, and Louis Sinistera were in the second line, and Patrick Bamford was in the forefront, aiming for a goal.
It was Liz who took the initiative first. In the first minute of the first half, Nyotto exchanged passes with Bamford, moved to the center, and shook the net with a powerful right-footed shot.
Sinistera was substituted for Criscencio Somerville in the eighth minute due to a hamstring injury, and in the 10th minute, after a corner kick, Strawick headed in Harrison’s cross. De Gea barely reacted and passed the crisis.
In the 16th minute, Garnacho controlled Fernández’s cross from inside the box and connected it with a right-footed shot, but it went past the post. 스포츠토토
In the 25th minute, Garnacho beat the goalkeeper and created a scoring opportunity, but Vöber blocked Garnacho’s shot in front of the empty goal with his head.
Five minutes later, Garnacho’s shot hit the defense and went out of the box, and Sabitzer took over and connected it to a left-footed shot. Mellie threw herself to block it and avoided the goal.
After giving up the lead in the first half, in the third minute of the second half, Baran allowed an own goal while trying to block the opponent’s shot, widening the gap further.
Manchester United made a change in the 14th minute of the second half, excluding Verhost and Garnacho, adding Facundo Pellistri and Jadon Sancho. Three minutes later, the ball given away by Felistri was connected by Dalot’s cross, leading to Rashford’s pursuit goal.
Two minutes later, substitute Brandon Aronson attempted a sensational free kick, and the ball passed through the wall and hit the goal post.
Man United equalized. In the 25th minute of the second half, after Shaw’s cross was deflected from the left side of the box, Sancho took over and attempted a right-footed shot, which hit Mellie’s arm and shook the net.
In the 32nd minute of the second half, Fernandez’s high cross came up, and Baran, who had come up for a set piece, jumped high and connected it with a header, but was blocked by Mellie’s super save.
For the rest of the game, United tried to come back, but failed and had to settle for a draw.