Marcus Rashford stood shoulder to shoulder with Manchester United legends.
Manchester United drew 2-2 with Barcelona in the first leg of the 2022-23 European Football Federation (UEFA) Europa League (UEL) Round of 16 playoff held at Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain at 2:45 am (hereinafter referred to as Korean time) on the 17th. Reaped. 바카라사이트 The second match between the two teams will be held on the 24th.
On this day, Manchester United operated a 4-2-3-1 formation. Verhost was at the forefront, followed by Rashford, Bruno, and Sancho. Fred and Casemiro paired up in midfield, while Malacia, Shaw, Baran and Wan-Bissaka made up the back four. De Gea in goal.
Against this, Barcelona took out a 4-3-3 formation. Gaby, Lewandowski, and Rafinha played as the top 3, while Kessie, The Yong, and Pedri played as midfielders. Alba, Alonso, Arauho, and Kunde were in charge of the back four, and Ter Stegen put on the goalkeeper’s gloves.
The first half ended 0-0 after a tight game between the two teams. But in the second half, a slugfest broke out. It was Barcelona who laughed first. In the 5th minute of the second half, in a corner kick situation, Rafinha’s cross went long, and Alonso finished it with a header.
But Man United didn’t collapse as it was. Two minutes later, I succeeded in balancing it right away. In the 7th minute of the second half, Rashford, who received Fred’s penetrating pass, shook the net with a sharp right-footed shot even in a situation where there was no angle.
This goal was also meaningful from the perspective of the Manchester United club. ‘UF’, a Manchester United fan community, highlighted that “Rashford is the third Manchester United player to score at Camp Nou, after Andy Cole and Dwight Yorke.” Rashford, from the club’s youth academy, stood shoulder to shoulder with the legends.
Cole and York are legendary strikers who played for Manchester United from the late 1990s to the early 2000s. In the 1998-99 season, when they formed a two-top combination, Manchester United won the Premier League, Champions League, and FA Cup and achieved a treble.
Rashford has been showing great performance lately. In particular, after the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, he is showing off his peak goal sense. Since the World Cup break, he has participated in a total of 16 games, including this one, in all competitions, scoring 14 goals and 4 assists.
The result of the match was a draw. After Rashford’s equalizer, Jules Kunde’s own goal gave United the lead. However, in the 31st minute of the second half, Rafinya turned the game back to square one. Now, the final winner of the two teams will be decided in the second leg.