Brentford and Manchester United share the points and draw 1-1

Brentford and Manchester United share the points and draw 1-1

On matchday 30 of England – Premier League 2023-2024, Brentford and the Reds finished tied at the Gtech Community Stadium.

At 50 minutes into the second half, Manchester United took the lead with Mason Mount’s goal. Brentford sealed the tie through Kristoffer Ajer at 53 minutes of the same stage.

A great play by the Reds, 50 minutes into the second half, was the one that moved the scoreboard thanks to Mason Mount. Casemiro sent a cross, which he dominated the midfielder and kicked past Mark Flekken.

Brentford had more chances to win but could not find the way to the goal to make the difference. He stalked the rival goal with 30 shots, of which 13 were on goal, 3 were on the post and 13 were outside.

The best player of the match was Ivan Toney. The Brentford attacker shot at the opponent’s goal 9 times and made 16 correct passes.

Bruno Fernandes was another of the key players. The Manchester United midfielder was precise with 52 effective passes and looked for the opponent’s goal 3 times.

The match was highlighted by a lot of friction and constant fouls that interrupted the game. There were several reprimands: Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Yoane Wissa, Mathias Jorgensen, Neal Maupay and Scott McTominay.

Brentford manager Thomas Frank proposed a 3-5-2 formation with Mark Flekken in goal; Mathias Jorgensen, Kristoffer Ajer and Nathan Collins on the defensive line; Mads Roerslev, Mathias Jensen, Vitaly Janelt, Yehor Yarmoliuk and Keane Lewis-Potter in the middle; and Ivan Toney and Yoane Wissa in attack.

For its part, Erik ten Hag’s team took the field with a 4-5-1 formation with André Onana between the three sticks; Diogo Dalot, Victor Lindelöf, Raphaël Varane and Aaron Wan-Bissaka in defense; Scott McTominay, Kobbie Mainoo, Alejandro Garnacho, Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford in midfield; and Rasmus Hojlund up front.

Simon Hooper was the referee who officiated the match at the Gtech Community Stadium.

Brentford’s next game in the Championship will be at home to Brighton and Hove, while the Reds visit Chelsea.

With this result, the host of the match reaches 27 points and is in fifteenth place. For its part, the visiting team remains at 48 points and is in sixth place in the tournament.

Changes at Brentford
  • 69′ 2T – Yoane Wissa came out for Bryan Tetsadong Marceau Mbeumo
  • 70′ 2T – Yehor Yarmoliuk came off for Mikkel Damsgaard
  • 85′ 2T – Keane Lewis-Potter came on for Saman Ghoddos and Mads Roerslev Rasmussen for Neal Maupay
Changes at Manchester United
  • 45′ 2T – Raphaël Xavier Varane came off for Jacob Harry Maguire
  • 58′ 2T – Alejandro Garnacho Ferreyra left for Antony Matheus dos Santos
  • 68′ 2T – Victor Jorgen Nilsson-Lindelöf came out for Lisandro Martínez
  • 79′ 2T – Kobbie Mainoo left for Carlos Henrique Casimiro and Marcus Rashford for Mason Tony Mount

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