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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

36 mins: A nice one-two between Malacia and Rashford sees the left-back fly into the box and cut the ball into the six-yard area where Ronaldo lifts a tricky chance over the bar.

Malacia gets hit by a late tackle from Matthews after releasing the ball and both players stay down after the move comes to an end.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:38

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

33 mins: Off the woodwork!

Casemiro is given the ball about 25 yards out from goal on the inside right channel. His options are limited so he goes for goal and smokes a fine effort towards the far post.

Uzoho drops to his left and gets a hand on the ball, managing to push it up onto the crossbar where the ball bounces to safety!

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:34

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

30 mins: Close! Dalot brings the ball down the right before knocking it over to Casemiro who pushes up through midfield. He gives it to Ronaldo and the forward spins on the edge of the box before firing a shot wide of the left hand post!

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:32

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

27 mins: Denied! A cross from the right wing comes all the way through to Malacia who dinks it back to Rashford. Rashford checks inside and laces a fine strike at goal.

The shot takes a slight deflection but Uzoho leaps across and turns it wide of the post!

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:29

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

24 mins: Rashford makes a run down the left wing and keeps the ball alive at the byline before checking inside twice and having another shot blocked.

United come again with Lindelof setting the ball up to Fernandes. The Omonian defenders drop back allowing the midfielder to whip a shot towards the far bottom corner but he sends it just wide of the post.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:26

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

21 mins: Save! Cassama gives the ball away to Ronaldo who turns it towards goal before sliding it across to Fernandes.

He then plays Rashford into the left side of the box and the forward takes a first-time shot with his weaker left foot and hits one straight at the goalkeeper who charges off his line to narrow the angle!

Another fine save.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:23

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

18 mins: Bruno Fernandes shakes off an attempted tackle and carries the ball through midfield before giving it to Ronaldo. He slides in Tyrell Malacia on the left wing who brings the ball to the byline and hits Adam Matthews with his cross.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:20

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

15 mins: Manchester United have bossed possession but Omonia are sitting deep and are making it tricky to create clear-cut chances.

Rashford flicks in a cross but Moreta Cassama nods it clear.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:19

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

12 mins: At the other end of the pitch Omonia win a corner of their own but it’s easily cleared by Fernandes at the near post.

United fly up the right side of the pitch with Fernandes sending a first time cross over to the far side of the box but the pass is too far away from Cristiano Ronaldo who can’t get too it before the ball heads out of play.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:14

Man Utd 0-0 Omonia

9 mins: Chance! Marcus Rashford looks hungry tonight. He’s given the ball inside the penalty, checks to his left and sits down a defender but cutting back to the right and having a shot blocked by Kitsos.

The resultant corner is fizzed across the six-yard area by Bruno Fernandes but none of his teammates gets on the end of the pass.

Michael Jones13 October 2022 20:12

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