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Manchester United 1-0 Omonia Nicosia: McTominay finally found a way through for United with their 33rd shot after an inspired perforance from goalkeeper Francis Uzoho

Michael Jones
Thursday 13 October 2022 22:21 BST
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Scott McTominay struck a last-minute winner to save Manchester United from embarrassment in the Europa League after Erik ten Hag’s side were held for 93 minutes by Omonia Nicosia and an inspired perforance from goalkeeper Francis Uzoho.

United dominated the match at Old Trafford but were frustrated by Uzoho, who was only starting due to an injury to first-choice Fabiano, and scored with their 33rd shot on goal.

Uzoho made several key saves to deny Marcus Rashford while Casemiro rattled the crossbar, before Omonia wasted a golden opportunity just before the break as Bruno blazed wide when the visitors had a two-on-one.

The Nigeria international Uzoho then made a brilliant double save to deny Antony and then Rashford from close range, before the England forward pushed a one-on-one well wide of the target.

McTominay’s winner keeps United’s hopes of beating Real Sociedad to top spot in Group E alive with two games remaining. Follow live reaction to United’s late win, below:


Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

87 mins: Real Sociedad are 3-0 up against Sheriff Tiraspol in the other Group E match of the night so they are in full control of the group.

If Man Utd don’t win tonight then they’ll be five points behind the leaders. This is a big final few minutes for Erik ten Hag’s men. They need to score.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:43

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

84 mins: Save! McTominay’s first involvement is a low effort from outside the box but Uzoho drops low to his left and pushes the effort wide!

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:40

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

81 mins: Less than 10 minutes to play at Old Trafford and Manchester United are still hunting the opening goal. Scott McTominay is introduced to replace Casemiro.

Will there be a goal? Whoever scores now would surely win this game.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:37

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

78 mins: Shaw, Sancho and Rashford all look for a way into the box from the left but the ball is sent out for a throw in. They get it back into play quickly a fizz a pass over to Casemiro.

He lays the ball to Fernandes who belts an effort well over the crossbar!

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:36

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

75 mins: Eriksen sends the ball into the box but can’t find Ronaldo. Yuste wins the ball and sends it into the midfield but it’s quickly won back by the home side.

United come again but so far there’s no way through for them.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:33

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

72 mins: Save! There’s an increase in urgency from United as Omonia send everyone behind the ball. They work it from one side to the other before Rashford slips the ball into Ronaldo.

He shoots on the turn and forces a save out of Uzoho at the near post.

Christian Eriksen comes on to replace Fred. How is this game still goalless?

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:29

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

69 mins: Moreto Cassama is a lucky, lucky boy. He leaps into a challenge on Casemiro and leaves the floor with studs showing. He crunches the Man Utd midfielder and only earns a yellow card.

That easily could have been a red.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:25

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

66 mins: Close! Fernandes and Dalot drive down the right side before sending the ball over to Rashford on the left side of the area. He hits one on the volley and wins a corner for Man Utd.

There’s a VAR check over a possible handball in the penalty area but nothing comes from it.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:23

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

63 mins: First Luke Shaw, then Diogo Dalot swing crosses into the penalty area from opposite sides of the pitch and on both occasions Nemanja Miletic gives in front of Cristiano Ronaldo and heads the ball away.

The Omonia centre-backs have had to work hard this evening and so far they’re holding up well.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:20

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

60 mins: Chance! Casemiro sends a long ball over to Rashford whose first touch is brilliant. He then drives into the box and hooks a shot well wide of the goal.

Erik ten Hag takes the chance to make a couple of changes. Tyrell Malacia and Antony are replace with Luke Shaw and Jadon Sancho.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:17

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