Jadon Sancho saved the team from defeat with a comeback goal.
Manchester United drew 2-2 with Leeds United in the 8th round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at Old Trafford in Manchester, England at 5 am (Korean time) on the 9th (Korean time). With this, Manchester United remain in third place with 43 points, while Leeds are in 16th place with 19 points.
On this day, Manchester United operated a 4-2-3-1 formation. Verhost was at the forefront, and Rashford, Bruno, and Garnacho built the second line. Sabitzer and Fred worked together in midfield, and Shaw, Lisandro, Baran, and Dalot played in the back four. The goalkeeper’s gloves were worn by De Gea.
Against this, Leeds also had a 4-2-3-1 formation. Bamford was the one-top player, followed by Nyonto, Harrison, and Sinisterra. McKennie and Adams were located in the 3 line, and Strike, Webber, Koch and Ailing made the 4th bag. The goal was guarded by Mellie.
Leeds scored the opening goal at the start of the game. In the 1st minute of the first half, Nyonto exchanged a one-two pass with Bamford and shook the net with a low and quick shot from the front of the penalty box. Immediately, bad news occurred in Leeds. In the 7th minute of the first half, Sinistera was injured and Somerville was rushed in.
Leeds’ good chances were ruined. After a corner kick in the 11th minute of the first half, a cross came from the left. Struk attempted a header, but goalkeeper De Gea reached out and saved it. Man United created a menacing scene. Bruno, who launched a counterattack in the 17th minute of the first half, put up an elaborate cross in front of the goal. However, Garnacho’s volley just missed the goal.
Leeds used a replacement card due to another injury. In the 22nd minute of the first half, Struk left and Firpo came in. Manchester United’s decisive opportunity was destroyed. In the 26th minute of the first half, Garnacho, who received a fantastic through pass from Bruno, succeeded in passing the goalkeeper, but Webber blocked the last shot with his head. 안전놀이터
Early in the second half, Leeds scored an extra goal. In the 3rd minute of the second half, Somerville’s cutback hit the desired foot and led to an own goal. Manchester United used a replacement card. In the 13th minute of the second half, Sancho and Pellistri were put in place of Verhost and Garnacho. Man United prepared a foothold for the pursuit. In the 17th minute of the second half, Dalot’s cross was finished by Rashford with a header.
Immediately, Liz also made a change. Bamford and Harrison were removed and Luther and Aaronson were put in. Leeds’ decisive opportunity was destroyed. In the 20th minute of the second half, in a free kick situation, Aaronson tried a sharp shot, but it hit the post. Man Utd turned the match to square one. In the 25th minute of the second half, Sancho scored the equalizer with a calm shot from inside the penalty box.
Manchester United made another substitution. In the 37th minute of the second half, Mercy and Dalot were replaced by Malacia and Lindelof. Manchester United’s chance was ruined. In the 43rd minute of the second half, Sancho tried a cutback after passing a defender on the left side. However, Fred’s shot was blocked by the defensive wall. In the end, the match between both teams ended in a draw.