You may have heard this one before. It was not so late this time and maybe it lacked the drama of other days but it was still familiar. The manager changes, the story does not. Above all nor does Cristiano Ronaldo.
Villarreal had felt in control, only to lose it with 12 minutes to go, allowing Michael Carrick to begin his time as interim coach to the interim coach with a win that put Manchester United through to the last 16 of the Champions League. The goal that opened the way was delivered by their No 7.
Written by Sid Lowe at Estadio de la Cerámica
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2021/nov/23/villarreal-manchester-united-champions-league-match-report under the title “Sancho seals Manchester United victory at Villarreal to kickstart new era”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.