Manchester United secured a vital 1-0 win in the UEFA Champions League, with Harry Maguire’s header in the second half making him the hero of the night.
Goalkeeper, Andre Onana, also played a crucial role by saving United a late penalty in stoppage time.
Okay.ng can confirm that this victory marked Manchester United’s return to the Champions League after a year’s absence. Under the leadership of Erik ten Hag, they climbed to third place in Group A, securing three precious points after three games. Bayern Munich leads the group with nine points, having defeated Galatasaray 3-1 earlier.
The tension peaked in the 94th minute when Copenhagen’s Jordan Larsson stepped up for a penalty, thanks to a high boot from Scott McTominay. But Andre Onana’s brilliant dive to his left saved the day and ignited celebrations among his teammates at the final whistle.
This match showcased the heroics of Andre Onana and Harry Maguire. Maguire, who has faced criticism from fans recently, redeemed himself by heading in the winning goal in the 72nd minute, courtesy of a precise delivery from Christian Eriksen.
The evening began on a somber note with a tribute to the legendary Bobby Charlton, who passed away at the age of 86 on Saturday. However, it ended on a high note with fans chanting, “There’s only one Bobby Charlton.”
Looking ahead, Manchester United will hit the road to Copenhagen on November 8, seeking to maintain their momentum in the Champions League.