24 Feb 2022 | 02:13 | Football
Beckham shows off at the World Cup
This morning, it may not have been Bruno Fernandes’ or Manchester United’s best individual performance – but the Portuguese midfielder broke the club’s record in a 1-1 draw in the first leg. 16 Champions League teams against Atletico Madrid.
The Red Devils conceded a goal very early, in the 7th minute after Joao Felix’s header. Atletico Madrid then created a lot of opportunities but they all missed. Then, from the bench Anthony Elanga had an equalizer for Man Utd in the 80th minute. It was the goal that came from the assist line of midfielder Bruno Fernandes.
According to Opta statistics, the Portuguese midfielder has now become the first player in Champions League history to assist in six consecutive appearances for an English club, breaking the record held by David Beckham. since 1998.
Man Utd’s number 18 had 2 goals scored against Villarreal divided equally in the first and back legs. Before Atalanta, Bruno did the same thing. As for Young Boys, Bruno only assisted in the first leg, in the last match in the group stage, he was allowed to rest.
Bruno’s brilliance against Atletico Madrid helped Man Utd get out of a conspicuous defeat. They will have to improve their form to beat Diego Simeone’s army in 3 weeks.