The Red Devils failed to cope with Nottingham.
Manchester United unexpectedly lost to Nottingham on the road in the match of the 20th round of the English Premier League (EPL) . The match at the City Ground stadium ended with a score of 2:1 .
The first half of the meeting passed without goals. In the second half, the hosts took the lead – Nicolas Dominguez scored in the 64th minute.
In the 78th minute, the Mancunians got even – Nottingham goalkeeper Matt Turner made a blunder, Alejandro Garnacho passed the ball to Marcus Rashford, who sent the ball into the far corner.
The Red Devils continued to attack and, as a result, missed a quick counter-attack from the opponent – Anthony Elanga rolled the ball into the center from the right flank, and Morgan Gibbs-White fired an accurate shot into the bottom right corner.
Erik ten Hag's team failed to equalize the score for the second time and avoid defeat.
Review of the match “Nottingham” – “Manchester United”
After this match, Manchester United (31 points) remained in seventh place in the Premier League. Nottingham (20 points) moved up to 15th position.
In the next round, Manchester United will host Tottenham on January 14, and Nottingham will play away against Brentford on January 20 against Ukrainian Yegor Yarmolyuk.