Result: Bruno Fernandes penalty enough for Manchester United against West Brom

Result: Bruno Fernandes penalty enough for Manchester United against West Brom

Bruno Fernandes won it with a retaken penalty for the Red Devils.

Bruno Fernandes was associated with penalty drama at both ends against West Brom as the midfielder secured Manchester United‘s first home league win of the season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s men prevented ending up being just the 3rd side in the club’s history to start a campaign with 5 winless home league matches on Saturday night.

West Brom– without a success since promo back to the Premier League– made life challenging for United, who eked out a 1-0 win thanks to Fernandes’ penalty after the video assistant referee’s intervention during a frenzied start to the second half.

3 points at home ✅

#MUFC # #MUNWBA @Chevrolet

— Manchester United (@ManUtd) November 21, 2020

Man- of-the-match Sam Johnstone produced great conserves to prevent Anthony Martial and his former club in a goalless opening duration at Old Trafford, where Slaven Bilic‘s men looked set to open the scoring directly after half- time.

Referee David Coote indicated the spot after adjudging Fernandes to have actually removed Conor Gallagher in the box however reversed his decision after examining the occurrence on the suggestions of VAR.

Peter Bankes pertained to the Portuguese’s support once again quickly later on, having actually identified Johnstone strayed off his line when conserving his penalty following a Darnell Furlong handball.

Fernandes fired home the retaken spot- kick to ensure United’s wait for a Premier League win at Old Trafford did not extend into December.

@B_Fernandes8 slotted home from the spot to offer us thelead Get in!


— Manchester United (@ManUtd) November 21, 2020

After an accumulation controlled by the cyber-attack on the host club, Solskjaer’s side were rejected a dream start as Johnstone responded wonderfully to stop Martial glancing home Juan Mata‘s free-kick inside 100 seconds.

United kept the Baggies penned back as they browsed of an early opener however a mix of dogged safeguarding and bad final passes avoided another clear- cut opportunity up until the 16th minute.

Harry Maguireball cut out an undercooked box own first and burst forwards, ultimately playing out to Fernandes Marcus Rashford

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The forward’s fizzling penalty throughout the was met by a – time touch by ball into the course of Martial, whose low shot was conserved well by Johnstone.for Anthony Martial, right, was rejected on 2 celebrations by Sam Johnstone (Martin Rickett/PA) The France international ought to have done much better and saw

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Kyle Bartleyside direct an unconventional header spot over Fernandes David De Gea

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having actually seen Gallagher decrease under an obstacle from decision.award West The irritated Portuguese midfielder he got the penalty for and ultimately saw the West Brom reversed after the referee saw a replay of the occurrence on the suggestions of the VAR.

Referee David Coote speaks with VAR prior to reversing his long to Bromwich Albion a Fernandes a foul on penalty decision (Catherine Ivill/PA)

After Rashford saw a spot- variety effort wonderfully conserved and United Conor Townsendonly for was prevented by the feet of De Gea,

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West Brom Coote pointed to the Bruno Fernandes after Furlong dealt with a Juan Mata cross and the usually trusted penalty midfielder stepped up,

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