UCL: Wasteful Manchester United held to a draw at home by Young Boys.
Wasteful Manchester United held to a draw at home by Young Boys due to an unusual blend of both fringe and senior squad players.
Ralf Rangnick will have satisfied everyone who took part in the match while also gaining valuable information about his new Manchester United roster.
The team he selected may never play together again due to the mixture of fringe and senior squad members who required game time.
What stands out most about Mason Greenwood’s performance is how he dazzled with a fantastic opener and seemed at ease performing the high press Rangnick requires.
There were also debuts for the 35-year-old Tom Heaton and the 18-year-olds Zidane Iqbal and Charlie Savage, who made their professional debuts.
Ralf, on the other hand, was less than enthusiastic about the manner Donny van de Beek dozed to allow Young Boys to equalize, as well as the general sloppiness he noticed.
Rangnick, who changed all 11 players, said: “What was really annoying was the way we gave a goal away because we played too many balls into the first line of their pressing area.”
Following Diogo Dalot’s outstanding performances against Arsenal and Crystal Palace, there can be only one starter for Saturday’s trip to Norwich City. Rangnick’s options may be limited nonetheless, as Wan-Bissaka ended the night on a stretcher following a collision with the advertising boards during the game’s last attack.