Scott McTominay became the savior for Manchester United as the player scored the only goal for the hosts in their match against Omonia Nicosia in the stoppage time of the Europa League game.
The red devils have recently seen significant improvement under Erik Ten Hag after quite a few disappointing seasons for a club of their stature. However, even though the coach fielded a star-studded team and Manchester United was expected to go on a Goals galore against the team from Cyprus’ football league, they found it very difficult to break the deadlock of Omonia’s defense in the ninety minutes.
Not to take anything away from the brilliant defensive display by Omonia, Man United strikers, even after going again and again at it, missed some very promising chances in the first half. After the goalless first half, the Omonia defense and their supporters were the happier groups of the two.
Scott McTominay Wins It For Manchester United In The Europa League:
The second half started on the same note as Omonia’s defense kept declining the Manchester United players on their promising build-ups. Some of it was also missed because of the mess up by the red devils in the final third. A few minutes from the start of the second half, the frustration of the Manchester United supporters became evident as boos started to rain down through the stands of the Theatre of dreams.
However, finally, in the ninety-fifth-minute super-sub, Scott McTominay scored to give Manchester United and Erik Ten Hag the breakthrough that they were craving. The story of Erik Ten Hag’s subs winning it for the team continues for a fourth consecutive match. The win leaves Manchester United with dreams of finishing as group leaders of Group E in the competition. The current leader is Real Sociedad playing two matches more than United.