Jose Mourinho’s Man United snatch lone-goal home win over Zorya Luhansk.
United hosted Yuriy Vernydub’s Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford on Thursday night.
Manchester United had previously lost away at Zorya Luhansk in their Europa League opener.
The Red Devils had the first 60 minutes of the game looking rather bleak and disappointing.
However, things changed the moment Wayne Rooney came off the bench to provide Zlatan Ibrahimovic with the much-needed assist for the goal.
Zlatan headed in the breakthrough goal for Manchester United in the 69th minute.
Tonight’s scoreline has saved Coach Jose Mourinho from scorn by English Football enthusiasts as well as local fans.
Man United Saved By Zlatan Lone Goal
Rooney picked up a cross from Timothy Fosu-Mensah in the 69th minute.
Although Rooney’s shot at goal was poorly executed and indicative of a lack of form and confidence.
He fired the ball into the turf and it looped up awkwardly towards the far post.
The match ended with Manchester United 1-0 Zorya Luhansk.
Although some say Rooney’s shot was a horrible mishit, the England captain will gladly take the assist
Rooney had barely spent two minutes on the pitch before assisting Zlatan score the goal.
This is coming weeks after left again on the bench by Mourinho.
Man United Win Zorya Luhansk By Lone Goal
Rooney made a vital miss step with a loose shot on goal. by not was waiting and
Zlatan who was waiting, leaped high above Mykyta Kamenyuka to meet it with a downward header.
It has not been an easy time for the England captain.
This culminated in Jose Mourinho’s decision to drop him on Saturday.
Mourinho’s United produced their best performance of the season against champions Leicester.
Former United midfielder, Paul Scores speaking about tonight’s game said:
“Maybe the Europa League is something they’re not that interested in.”