Watch Manchester United vs Brentford full match replay and highlights.
KICK-OFF at 14:00 (GMT) on 7th October 2023
The referee for this match is A. Madley
Game played at Old Trafford
This is a match in England – Premier League, Week 8, Season 2023/2024
Manchester United vs Brentford Full Match Reports
Manchester United staged a miraculous comeback to beat Brentford 2-1 at Old Trafford, with Scott McTominay scoring an impressive brace in stoppage time for their second win in five home games.
United have made a strong start to the season, losing three of their six games at Old Trafford. They were unbeaten at home for 31 games before losing to Brighton. Brentford themselves have struggled to start this season, with the Bees without a win in five league games. Thomas Frank’s side got off to a good start, retaining possession from the start and creating chances for the visitors, including Aaron Hickey firing a long-range shot into the top corner. It took some time for the home team to win the match, but once they did, all ten of their outfield players were stationed inside Brentford’s half, but they struggled to break free of the defence. waterproof.
He conceded a goal for a personal foul just as United looked to be a growing threat, but it summed up the season so far. With Casemiro leaving the ball in their own half, the Bees scrambled forward and Mathias Jensen took the ball into the box, but Andre Onana was forced to use his weaker hands. It started to get worse. As United’s goalkeeper. Marcus Rashford almost equalized when he entered the box from the left, but his shot at the near post was saved by Tomas Strakosha, ensuring Brentford continued to take the lead over HT.
With United currently leading HT for the first time in four consecutive PL matches, Erik ten Hag held important team discussions with his players and appeared with a sense of urgency in the second half, keeping the field firmly in the spotlight. It was packed with purpose. The boys made progress but continued to struggle to break through the Brentford defence. United’s comeback began with 20 minutes remaining. First, Bruno Fernandes had a chance from distance, but his shot was deflected by Strakoša, and then Alejandro Garnacho’s powerful shot from inside the penalty area went over the crossbar.
Anthony Martial’s effort was ruled out for offside in the 90th minute, but the drama was not over yet, with McTominay capitalizing on a last-minute spurt to equalize in the dying minutes. Brentford were stunned, but four minutes after the equaliser, McTominay scored again, past Strakosha, and blew the roof off Old Trafford to victory. The win took some of the mounting pressure off The Hag and lifted United into the top half, but Brentford’s league winning streak continued until the sixth leg, with a heartbreaking result and their first away game since 1937. missed the win against United.
Player of the match: Scott McTominay (Manchester United)