Manchester United draws at Rostov in UEL first leg
Manchester United picked up a valuable away goal at Rostov in Thursday’s UEFA Europa League clash, doing so with a big of class.
The match, which would finish 1-1, was still scoreless when Phil Jones sent a diagonal ball in the direction of Marouane Fellaini.
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The Belgian controlled and then distributed to Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who worked toward the end line. Rostov sucked toward the big Swede, who found returning Henrikh Mkhitaryan for the goal.Jose Mourinho was surprised to see his side concede, but was happy overall. From the BBC:
“It was a very good performance in relation to the conditions. It was impossible to play better, impossible to play a passing game.
“We played what the game demanded and we played well. We made one defensive mistake.”
Mkhitaryan was bitter at United conceding an equalizer, and tempered his reply when asked about the pitch. From the BBC: