MANCHESTER. Manchester United had a remarkable comeback against Nottingham Forest. Manchester United was vastly superior ball possession (68%) was among the key factors of its victory.
Joe Worrall received a red card (67′). This red card was one of the reason why Nottingham Forest lost the match.
The match was played at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Stuart Attwell with the support of Constantine Hatzidakis and Harry Lennard. The 4th official was Michael Salisbury. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 17 degrees Celsius or 62.6 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 75%.
Manchester United was in firm control of the ball 68% while Nottingham Forest was struggling with a 32% ball possession.
Manchester United was more aggressive with 85 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Manchester United won the match.
Manchester United shot 19 times, 9 on target, 9 off target. Regarding the opposition, Nottingham Forest shot 10 times, 4 on target, 5 off target.
Manchester United received 4 yellow cards (Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Marcus Rashford, André Onana and Bruno Fernandes). On the other side, Nottingham Forest received 4 yellow cards (Serge Aurier, Morgan Gibbs-White, Ola Aina and Cheikhou Kouyaté).
Also, Nottingham Forest didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after Joe Worrall (Nottingham Forest) was sent out after receiving a straight red card in the (67′).
After this contest, Manchester United has 3 points to occupy the 13th place in the standings. while Nottingham Forest stays with 3 points (11th).
Bruno Fernandes (Penalty)
Nottingham Forest will play away with Chelsea on the 2nd of September with a 3-0 head to head record in favor of Chelsea (2 draws).
Manchester United: Formation and Lineups
Manchester United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Erik ten Hag chose to play with the following team: André Onana , Aaron Wan-Bissaka , Raphaël Varane , Lisandro Martínez , Diogo Dalot , Casemiro , Christian Eriksen , Antony , Bruno Fernandes , Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial .
Manchester United could not rely on the presence of Scott McTominay (injured).
Manchester United made 3 changes: Raphaël Varane for Victor Lindelöf (46′), Anthony Martial for Jadon Sancho (61′) and Antony for Scott McTominay (85′).
Top player: Bruno Fernandes
Probably the most impressive player in Manchester United was Bruno Fernandes.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 67 passes (77% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 11 crosses.
Nottingham Forest: Formation and Lineups
Nottingham Forest started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
On the other side, Steve Cooper played with: Matt Turner , Willy Boly , Joe Worrall , Scott McKenna , Serge Aurier , Ryan Yates , Danilo , Ola Aina , Brennan Johnson , Morgan Gibbs-White and Taiwo Awoniyi .
Nottingham Forest could not rely on the presence of Moussa Niakhaté (injured).
Nottingham Forest made 4 changes: Scott McKenna for Moussa Niakhaté (57′), Brennan Johnson for Cheikhou Kouyaté (70′), Danilo for Anthony Elanga (81′) and Taiwo Awoniyi for Chris Wood (81′).
Top player: Morgan Gibbs-White
The player who no doubt impressed Nottingham Forest the most was Morgan Gibbs-White.
His rating iswith 29 passes (72% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5. He performed 5 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Premier League