The Manchester United team won with 1:0 Fulham as a guest in a match of the 11th round of the Premier League. In the 9th minute of the match, a goal was scored for the “red devils”, but it was canceled due to an ambush. Thus, the first half ended in a zero draw.
The Londoners were the better team on the pitch for much of the second half, but Bruno Fernandes saved Manchester United with a late strike. Thus, the “red devils” returned to the winning way after the two heavy losses with 0:3 at home.
The “Red Devils” scored in the 9th minute after Eriksen sent a cross to the far post, where Garnacho was able to play. His pass parallel to the goal line reached Scott McTominay, who was alone at the far post and sent the ball into the empty net. However, the goal was disallowed due to an ambush by Harry Maguire, who reached for the ball during the cross.
Willian got in from the left in the 21st minute. He progressed well and burst into the box before firing into the near corner. However, the ball ricocheted off the visitors’ defender and went out for a corner kick. The ensuing cross was cleared by Harry Maguire and then Harry Wilson attempted a shot from distance that went wide.
In the 27th minute, Alejandro Garnacho found himself in the penalty box for the Londoners. He turned and looked for Scott McTominay charging forward. However, his shot was blocked by a Fulham player. A signal of an ambush by the Argentine wing followed. Immediately, the danger shifted in front of Onana’s goal after Willian sent a good cross to Harry Wilson, who was headed by Diogo Dalot. It was a decisive clearing of the defender.
Four minutes later, the hosts launched a quick counter-attack, Iwobi passing to Harry Wilson. He won space and tried to shoot from outside the box, in front of the goal, but his shot was blocked. In the 32nd minute, Johnny Evans tried with an acrobatic performance to threaten Leno, but his shot missed the target. A minute later, a good action by the “red devils” ended with a shot by Bruno Fernandes, which was caught by the Fulham guard.
In the 38th minute, Alex Iwobi took the ball in his own half and took up a lot of space, reaching the edge of the opponent’s penalty area. However, his finishing shot was disappointing.
In the final seconds of first half regulation time, Willian drove inside the pitch, set up the ball and shot. However, his shot missed the target.
Three minutes after the restart, Alejandro Garnacho found himself with the ball at his feet in the penalty area, he set it up and shot, but Brend Leno saved. The keeper did well despite the ricochet into a Fulham player.
In the 57th minute, the hosts mounted a dangerous attack, Harry Wilson found Willian in the box and he looked for a team-mate around the penalty spot. However, the ball was cleared after a good intervention by Aaron Wan-Bissaka. A minute later, the Red Devils had a serious claim to a Fulham player’s handball. The referee let the game continue, which led to a new situation for Onana. Willian shoots from outside the penalty area, and his shot is not far from finding the outline of the goal.
Harry Wilson also came close to scoring in the 61st minute when he fired from distance. His powerful shot made it difficult for Onana, who still managed to clear with one hand. A corner followed, which also led to a situation in front of Joao Palinha, who also shot. The goalkeeper of Manchester United managed to intervene again.
Another three minutes later, a good opportunity presented itself to Calvin Bassey, who got to the ball on a cross. However, he was unable to get a good shot off the move and the Red Devils defense held on. In the 65th minute, Rodrigo Muniz headed in a corner kick, but his effort went just over the crossbar.
In the 71st minute, Fecundo Pellistri intercepted a pass on his chest, then set up the ball and shot into the ground with his left foot. His shot was saved by Leno. Seven minutes later, Diogo Dalot tried his luck with a shot from the edge of the penalty area. However, his powerful shot flew wide of the goal.
In the 83rd minute, Bruno Fernandes decided to shoot directly at Fulham’s goal from a direct free kick. However, his shot from a long distance did not trouble the hosts’ guard. A minute later, Martial also had a good chance, but from a difficult position he failed to make an accurate shot.
A minute before the end of regular time, Harry Wilson shoots from a direct free kick. His performance was not good and he missed the target.
In the first minute of extra time, Bruno Fernandes took over on the edge of the penalty spot after Joao Palinha’s unconvincing attempts to clear. The Portuguese cheated an opponent and fired with his right foot. Leno got to the ball but couldn’t get it out.
FT FULHAM – MANCHESTER UNITED 0:1
0:1 Bruno Fernandes 90+1
The composition of the two teams:
FULHAM: Leno, Castan, Bassey, Ream, Robinson, Palinha, Iwobi, Wilson, Pereira, Willian, Muniz
MANCHESTER UNITED: Onana, Wan-Bissaka, Evans, Maguire, Dalot, McTominay, Eriksen, Antony, Fernandes, Garnacho, Hoylund