Man Utd 3 – 1 RC Lens

Manchester United continued their preparations for the brand new season with a 3-1 victory over Ligue 1 facet RC Lens at Previous Trafford, regardless of new goalkeeper Andre Onana being crushed by a shocking midway line strike.

There was a buzz round Previous Trafford earlier than kick-off when new Manchester United £72m signing Rasmus Hojlund was offered to the house followers.

Rasmus Hojlund
Rasmus Hojlund was unveiled to the Previous Trafford crowd forward of kick-off

United tried to capitalise and make a quick begin however Mason Mount wasted a wonderful alternative after Bruno Fernandes’ good move launched Alejandro Garnacho. The 19-year-old squared the ball for Mount, however he couldn’t discover the again of the online after failing to make a clear connection together with his shot from eight yards.

United fell behind, considerably in opposition to the run of play, within the twenty third minute and the purpose got here in spectacular vogue.

Andre Onana reacts after being beaten from long range during Manchester United's pre-season friendly against Lens
Andre Onana was crushed in spectacular vogue in opposition to RC Lens

Sotoca pounced on some unfastened United passing on midway and with Onana beginning outdoors his personal penalty space, the Lens ahead went for purpose and the ball dropped over the backpedalling goalkeeper and into the again of the online.

Regardless of going behind, United continued to create probabilities however they went in on the break pissed off as Garnacho fired over and Antony’s strike was deflected over the crossbar.

Erik ten Hag’s facet roared again after the break. Antony’s move launched Marcus Rashford, who with the assistance of a deflection completed previous Brice Samba to convey the scores stage.

Mason Mount
Mason Mount missed two glorious probabilities to get on the scoresheet

5 minutes later and United have been within the lead. The spectacular Garnacho broke down the left earlier than enjoying in Antony and the Brazilian discovered the far nook.

United’s quick-fire turnaround was full with three objectives in 11 minutes as Rashford’s goalbound header hit Casemiro earlier than discovering the underside nook as the house facet accomplished one other spectacular pre-season outing forward of their return to Premier League motion subsequent weekend.

In photos: Going, going, gone! Onana crushed by gorgeous strike

Andre Onana
Andre Onana
Andre Onana

What’s subsequent for Man Utd?

Manchester United’s pre-season concludes with a conflict againt La Liga facet Athletic Bilbao on Sunday on the Aviva Stadium in Dublin; kick-off 4pm.

Ten Hag’s facet’s Premier League marketing campaign then will get underway on the primary Monday Evening Soccer of the season (Monday August 14) hen they tackle Wolves at Previous Trafford. MNF will get underway on the new time of 6.30pm on Sky Sports activities premier League earlier than the motion kicks off at 8pm.

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Man Utd’s pre-season fixtures and outcomes

Man Utd to begin season vs Wolves on MNF

Man Utd Fixtures 2023/24

Manchester United will begin the 2023/24 season in opposition to Wolves at Previous Trafford on Monday Evening Soccer on August 14, reside on Sky Sports activities.

Erik ten Hag’s facet, who completed final third within the Premier League final season, then face a visit to Tottenham on August 19 and the go to of Nottingham Forest on August 26 earlier than heading to Arsenal on September 3, additionally reside on Sky Sports activities.

Man Utd’s first Manchester derby is on October 28 after they welcome treble-winning Man Metropolis to Previous Trafford with the return fixture happening on March 2 on the Etihad.

Liverpool host Man Utd at Anfield – the venue of final season’s 7-0 thrashing – on December 16 whereas Ten Hag’s facet play their bitter rivals at Previous Trafford on April 6.

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The way to watch free Premier League highlights

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