Man Utd defeats Nottingham ‘0-2 to 3-2’ after falling behind early.Hwang sat down
Manchester United (Manchester United) earned its second win of the season with a “come-from-behind” victory over Nottingham Forest that saw Hwang Eui-Jo come off the bench to score three goals.
United won 3-2 at home against Nottingham in the third round of the 2023-2024 English Professional Soccer Premier League (EPL) that concluded at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, on Sunday (Sept. 27).
After a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Hwang Hee-chan’s Wolverhampton in the season opener, United’s momentum seemed to subside after a 0-2 defeat to Son Heung-min’s Tottenham in the second round.
Again facing a team with a ‘Korean striker’ in the third round, United were down two goals to Nottingham within the first four minutes of the first leg.
However, they came back to win 3-2 to avoid a third straight defeat.
Nottingham’s Hwang Ui-jo was on the substitutes’ bench for the second straight game, this time against Sheffield in the second round, but was unable to take the field and had to delay his EPL debut yet again.
United conceded back-to-back goals from the opening kickoff.
Nottingham opened the scoring in the second minute after a United corner was cleared off the line. After receiving a pass from Morgan Gibbs-White, Taiwo Awoniyi dribbled solo for more than 50 meters from his own half before finding the back of the net with his right foot from the edge of the area.
The Nigerian international has now scored in each of the opening three games. Dating back to last season, he had scored in seven consecutive games.
He had a four-game goal streak (six goals) from rounds 35-38 last season, and has now scored in three consecutive games since the start of the season.
According to soccer statistics company Opta, Aouni is only the third “African” to find the back of the net in seven consecutive games in the EPL, joining Emanuel Adebayor (retired-Togo) and Muhammad Salah (Liverpool-Egypt).
Nottingham took the lead in the fourth minute of the first half when Gibbs White’s free kick from the right side of the penalty area was redirected by defender Willy Boly with his head from the front of the goal area.
According to Opta, United conceded two goals within 3 minutes and 47 seconds of the first half kickoff, the fastest two-goal span in an EPL match ever for the club.
The Red Devils battled back and took the lead in the 17th minute when Marcus Rashford sent in a ground ball cross from the left side of the penalty area that Christian Eriksen redirected with his right foot in front of goal.
After going into halftime 1-2, United equalized seven minutes into the second half when Bruno Fernandes headed in a ball from the right side of the box that Casemiro slotted home with his right foot in the box.
Nottingham were reduced to a man down in the 22nd minute when defender Joe Worrall was shown a red card and sent off for a challenge on Fernandes.
United finally broke 카지노사이트넷 the deadlock in the 31st minute when Fernandes stepped up to take the penalty after Rashford had been brought down.