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Man United vs Omonia LIVE: Europa League result and final score as Scott McTominay fires last-minute winner

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

57 mins: United float a diagonal pass over to Antony on the right wig who manages to keep it in play before delivering a decent cross over to Ronaldo but he’s beaten to the ball by Yuste who heads the ball out of the penalty area.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:14

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

54 mins: A shot from Rashford loops into the box and Ronaldo wins a corner after jumping in front of the goalkeeper who punches the ball behind.

Bruno Fernandes delivers it but Uzoho flaps it away.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:12

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

51 mins: Omonia don’t want to concede. That’s there primary focus as they aren’t committing men forward even when they get the ball into decent areas.

Bruno recovers possession, carries the ball to the edge of the box and plays in Matthews who whips a cross straight into the hands of David De Gea.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:10

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

48 mins: Chances! A sweeping move from United sees Fernandes drive throught midfield and carry the ball to the box before playing in Fred.

He shoots and is denied by the goalkeeper who then smothers the ball before Ronaldo can poke it home!

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:05

Second half: Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

Kick off: Omonia get the match restarted at Old Trafford.

Incredible! Manchester United recover the ball high up the pitch and work it to Ronaldo. He slides in Antony who takes a touch and shoots but draws a diving stop out of Uzoho.

The ball comes to Rashford who mishits his effort but gets it on target. The soft pace of the shot allows the keeper to get up and palm this one away too!

Michael Jones13 October 2022 21:03

HT Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

The other Group E match of the night was also goalless right up until the break but Real Sociedad have just gone one up against Sheriff Tiraspol.

Manchester United need to win at Old Trafford to keep up the pace with the Spanish side.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:58

HT Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

It’s been a frustrating 45 minutes for Manchester United who have hit the crossbar and been denied by three of four great saves from Francis Vzoho.

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Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:50

Half-time: Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

45 mins: Bruno Fernandes guides a free kick into the middle of the box and Casemiro belts his header well wide of the far post!

There’s no added time at the end of this half so the team’s go into the break all square.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:46

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

42 mins: Chance! Huge moment for Omonia who get in behind with a counter-attacking punt up the pitch. Bruno turns the ball past Lindelof and sweeps past the defender before carrying the ball into the box.

Andronikos Kakoulli is wide open on the other side of the area but Bruno goes it alone and lifts his strike over the target!

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:44

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

39 mins: Chance! Huge opportunity for Manchester United to take the lead. Antony hugs the touchline and is given the ball on the right wing.

He whips a cross in and expertly finds Fred’s cutting run but the Brazilian heads his effort over the goal!

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:40

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