With new modalities of Europa League 2019/20, MU has faced many difficulties in the quarterfinals even faced FC Copenhagen. Opponents from Denmark to play defense element makes "Red Devils" can not find their way into the opponent's goal in 90 minutes. Also need to add that MU quite "black" when stopped winning column and crossbar to 3 times.
MU had to work hard to win the Europa League quarter-final
After much effort, teachers Solskjaer also a goal opener by Bruno Fernandes on 11m. This is also a challenge as the only goal in this match. This was the 18th consecutive Portuguese midfielder when given the chance on 11m at both MU and Lisbon. MU also set a record becoming the team have been awarded a penalty most of the season (21 times), according to statistics from Opta.
Calculate, Bruno Fernandes just kick down 2 times in 29 times the performance nearest penalty. This goal also helped the 18 MU rise to the top scorer in the Europa League with 7 goals. Bruno Fernandes was also contribute to their players the most goals in the Europa League with 11 times (4 tectonics).
With Manchester United won the right to play in the semifinals, the Portuguese midfielder also an opportunity to improve their performance further. A notable point in the 7th goal of Bruno Fernandes in the arena Europa League as players change penalties.
Bruno is known for penalty type "skipped" the opponent makes a circular hole. However, the Portuguese midfielder was a surprise momentum rather then a direct shot using common side movements. This makes Copenhagen goalkeeper not able to respond.
Bruno Fernandes quit type "skipped" the keeper made a surprise
Former Manchester United player Phil Neville assess this is the "secret" of Bruno penalty. It is known to use multiple moves on 11m that the keeper can not guess his intentions. "Bruno Fernandes is a penalty specialist. He owned many different types of shot and the keeper no chance to make a clearance. That technique is amazing. "
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer also confirmed this in an interview after the game. "He knows his keeper skipped wait. He always did that. However, Bruno practicing different styles and he has done very well ".
Besides, Solskjaer also said that the stone must add 30 minutes extra time was good for his players. "It is the result of patience. We are not allowed to make mistakes as opportunities are created in a row. I think we need extra time. The objective remains the goal but we did not venture to vie for because we knew he had a goal in extra time. "