Manchester United beats Nottingham Forest 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

MANCHESTER. Manchester United was in the end too strong for Nottingham Forest.

Manchester United beats Nottingham Forest 3-0. HIGHLIGHTS

MANCHESTER. Manchester United was ultimately too strong for Nottingham Forest with the goal of Marcus Rashford (20′), Anthony Martial (23′) and Fred (87′). Manchester United was much better in terms of ball possession (66%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester on Tuesday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Anthony Taylor with the assistance of Scott Ledger and Derek Eaton. The 4th official was Jeremy Simpson. The weather was drizly. The temperature was cold at 7.8 degrees Celsius or 46.08 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 90%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 66 Ball Possession 34
Shots
  • 17 Total 8
  • 8 On Target 3
  • 9 Off Target 5
  • 4 Shots blocked 1
  • 121 Attack 90
  • 63 Dangerous attack 46
  • 73 Ball safe​ 65
  • 6 Free Kicks 13
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 9 Corners 9
  • 1 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 13 Total 4
  • 3 Yellow Cards 1
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Manchester United had a strong ball possession 66% while Nottingham Forest was struggling with a 34% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Manchester United was putting more pressure with 63 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 8 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Manchester United won the match​.

Manchester United shot 17 times, 8 on target, 9 off target. Regarding the opposition, Nottingham Forest shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Manchester United received 4 yellow cards (Tyrell Malacia, Christian Eriksen, Christian Eriksen and Alejandro Garnacho). Talking about the opposition, Nottingham Forest received 1 yellow card (Orel Mangala).

Match Timeline

Marcus Rashford(goal)Christian Eriksen
20'
Anthony Martial(goal)
23'
Tyrell Malacia- Yellow
27'
30'
Orel Mangala- Yellow
40'
Willy Boly(var)
53'
62'
Emmanuel Dennis- sub ->Orel Mangala
62'
Sam Surridge- sub ->Taiwo Awoniyi
62'
Harry Toffolo- sub ->Renan Lodi
Donny van de Beek- sub ->Anthony Martial
65'
Alejandro Ferreyra- sub ->Antony
65'
74'
Neco Williams- sub ->Serge Aurier
Christian Eriksen- Yellow
74'
Harry Maguire- sub ->Raphaël Varane 
77'
Fred- sub ->Christian Eriksen
77'
Alejandro Ferreyra- Yellow
84'
Anthony Elanga- sub ->Marcus Rashford
86'
Fred(goal)Casemiro
87'

Standings

After playing this match, Manchester United will have 29 points to hold in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Nottingham Forest will stay with 13 points like Wolverhampton Wanderers to sit in the 19th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Premier League, Manchester United will host Fulham on the 28th of May with a 20-2 head to head record in favor of Manchester United (3 draws).

Nottingham Forest will play away agasint Crystal Palace on the 28th of May with a 7-2 head to head statistic in favor of Nottingham Forest (3 draws).

Manchester United – Formation

Manchester United
G
David De Gea 1.Spain
7.3
D
Raphaël Varane 19.France
7.1
77'
D
Tyrell Malacia 12.Netherlands
7.4
27'
D
Aaron Wan-Bissaka 29.England
6.8
D
Christian Eriksen 14.Denmark
7.2
77' 74'
M
Luke Shaw 23.England
7.4
M
Casemiro 18.Brazil
8.4
M
Bruno Fernandes 8.Portugal
7.2
M
Marcus Rashford 10.England
8.0
86' Goals20'
M
Antony 21.Brazil
6.2
65'
F
Anthony Martial 9.France
7.0
65' Goals23'
Substitutes
G
Tom Heaton 22.England
D
Brandon Williams 33.England
D
Harry Maguire 5.England
6.8
77'
M
Fred 17.Brazil
7.8
77' Goals87'
M
Donny van de Beek 34.Netherlands
6.8
65'
M
Zidane Iqbal 55.Iraq
F
Anthony Elanga 36.Sweden
6.8
86'
F
6.2
65' 84'

Manchester United started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Erik ten Hag decided to play with the following team: David De Gea (7.3), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (6.8), Raphaël Varane (7.1), Luke Shaw (7.4), Tyrell Malacia (7.4), Casemiro (8.4), Christian Eriksen (7.5), Antony (6.3), Bruno Fernandes (7.2), Marcus Rashford (7.9) and Anthony Martial (7.0).

The home team had on the bench: Fred (7.4), Donny van de Beek (6.6), Rhys Bennett, Brandon Williams, Anthony Elanga, Harry Maguire (6.3), Tom Heaton, Alejandro Garnacho (6.8) and Zidane Iqbal.

Substitutions

Manchester United made 3 changes: RaphaĂ«l Varane  for Harry Maguire (77′), Christian Eriksen for Fred (77′) and Marcus Rashford for Anthony Elanga (86′).

Best player: Casemiro​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Manchester United was Casemiro even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.4) with 82 passes (84% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11.

Nottingham Forest – Formation

Nottingham Forest
G
Wayne Hennessey 13.Wales
7.3
D
Serge Aurier 24.CĂ´te d'Ivoire
6.6
74'
D
Joe Worrall 4.England
7.0
D
Renan Lodi 32.Brazil
7.0
62'
D
Remo Freuler 23.Switzerland
6.6
M
Willy Boly 30.CĂ´te d'Ivoire
6.7
M
Orel Mangala 5.Belgium
7.0
62' 30'
M
Ryan Yates 22.England
6.8
F
Jesse Lingard 11.England
7.0
53'
F
Taiwo Awoniyi 9.Nigeria
6.3
62'
F
Brennan Johnson 20.Wales
6.1
Substitutes
G
Jordan Smith 12.England
D
Steve Cook 3.England
D
Harry Toffolo 15.England
7.1
62'
D
Neco Williams 7.Wales
6.6
74'
D
Scott Mckenna 26.Scotland
M
Lewis O'Brien 14.England
6.6
53'
M
Jack Colback 8.England
F
Sam Surridge 16.England
6.8
62'
F
Emmanuel Dennis 25.Nigeria
6.8
62'

Nottingham Forest started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

Steve Cooper played with: Wayne Hennessey (7.3), Serge Aurier (6.2), Joe Worrall (7.0), Willy Boly (6.7), Renan Lodi (6.8), Ryan Yates (6.8), Remo Freuler (6.6), Orel Mangala (6.8), Brennan Johnson (6.1), Jesse Lingard (7.0) and Taiwo Awoniyi (6.3).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Sam Surridge (6.6), Emmanuel Dennis (6.6), Steve Cook, Harry Toffolo (7.0), Lewis O’Brien (6.4), Jack Colback, Neco Williams (6.2), Scott McKenna and Jordan Smith.

Nottingham Forest could not rely on the presence of Lewis O’Brien (injured).

Substitutions

Nottingham Forest made 6 changes: Jesse Lingard for Lewis O’Brien (53′), Taiwo Awoniyi for Sam Surridge (62′), Renan Lodi for Harry Toffolo (62′), Orel Mangala for Emmanuel Dennis (63′), Serge Aurier for Neco Williams (74′) and Serge Aurier for Neco Williams (74′).

Best player: Wayne Hennessey​

The most impressive player for Nottingham Forest was the goalkeeper: Wayne Hennessey. His rating is 7.32. He performed 5 saves.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Premier League.​