See what after MU’s victory over Leeds United?

08:33 - 13/02/2023 - Admin

The Leeds United vs MU match ended with a score of 2-0 in favor of the away team, let’s look back at the notable highlights after this match ended.

Impressive performance by David de Gea

Goalkeeper David de Gea played well in MU’s 2-0 victory over Leeds United, the star born in 1990 had a total of 6 saves. At the 4th minute, in a ball phase that seemed nothing special, the red-shirt defense did not organize a good block. De Gea was forced to push the ball to save, preventing the home team from having an early goal.

David de Gea plays well on the pitch of Leeds United

David de Gea plays well on the pitch of Leeds United

In the 43rd minute, Malacia blocked the ball well to give Summerville a chance to close the goal of De Gea but fortunately, the Spanish goalkeeper played well to save MU from conceding ten, 4 minutes later Summerville made a shot. Finished from outside the 16m50 line with tension, but De Gea still managed to push the ball out to take the corner.

In the game’s last minutes, De Gea also had a few saves for the Red Man. With his debut against Leeds United, goalkeeper De Gea became the first non-British player in NHA history to make 400 appearances for a club. This is the 179th match that De Gea has kept a clean sheet for the Red Man, he is only 1 match short of Peter Schmeichel’s record (180 matches).

Marcus Rashford continues to score

Marcus Rashford was the one to shorten the score to 1-2 for MU in the match at Old Trafford before Jadon Sancho equalized 2-2. In the match at Elland Road, number 10 continued to break the deadlock for MU. In the 80th minute, he received a cross from Luke Shaw before accurately headed the opener for the visitors.

Rashford scored again for MU

Rashford scored again for MU

This is the English striker’s eighth Premier League goal since the 2022 World Cup, more than any other player. Conceding two consecutive matches against Leeds, Rashford now has 13 goals in all competitions in 15 games since returning to MU after the tournament in Qatar, a performance that made the difference for the home team during the promotion period. this flower.

Rashford has now scored 21 goals in all competitions, he only needs one more to equal his best in a season, which is 22 goals in the 2019/20 season.

Alejandro Garnacho is the killer from the bench

In the 61st minute, when the score was still 0-0, coach Erik ten Hag decided to renew the attack. Jadon Sancho left the field to make way for Alejandro Garnacho. The 18-year-old player was the one who set the score 2-0 for the visitors in the 85th minute.

Garnacho fixed the score 2-0 for MU

Garnacho fixed the score 2-0 for MU

Weghors dropped deep into the middle of the field for the ball. He poked the gap for Garnacho’s juniors to catch the pace to eliminate the Leeds defender storming into the penalty area before finishing towards the near post. The ball grazed the post and then went into the net.

Garnacho has been directly involved in four goals (2 goals, 2 assists) as a substitute, more than any other player.

MU firmly built the 3rd position on the chart

The result of the Leeds United vs MU match helped the Old Trafford team consolidate the 3rd position in the rankings. The Red Devils have shortened the gap with the top team Arsenal to 5 points. Although still kicking 2 more matches than the opponent, 3 points against Leeds still help the Red Devils rekindle the chance to win the title. If Man City beats Arsenal in the midweek match, the Red Man’s chances of winning the title will be brighter.

MU consolidates 3rd place in the rankings

MU consolidates 3rd place in the rankings

Although the chance of winning is not too great, the possibility of MU finishing the season in the top 4 teams is very open. Returning to the Champions League arena will help coach Erik ten Hag be able to bring in big contracts in the summer of 2023.

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