Manchester United vs Brentford Player Ratings: Red Devils Snatch a Win from the Bees

Manchester United were able to produce a remarkable comeback after scoring twice in injury time to come back and get a 2-1 victory over Brentford. Erik ten Hag’s team appeared to be heading for a third consecutive league defeat for the first time since the 1970s, but the recovery will give the team a lot of confidence going into a difficult run of games.

Manchester United vs Burnley: Timeline

25’ – Manchester United gave away the ball carelessly in the middle of the park and Jensen converts to silence the home crowd once again

82’ – Neal Maupay – with very little support from his teammates – goes for a long-range effort that was tipped over the bar by Andre Onana

92’ – Burnley failed to clear a shot spilled by Strakosha and substitute Scott McTominay converts for the equaliser

95’ – In the scramble for a winner, Anthony Martial hits straight at the goalkeeper with a strong effort

96’ – Scott McTominay sends Old Trafford into ecstasy after scoring with a looping header in virtually the last kick of the match

Manchester United's Harry Maguire
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The Big Stat

Manchester United have had a very strong home record in the Premier League, but the club appeared to be on the verge of losing three successive league matches at Old Trafford for the first time since the 1970s. However, Scott McTominay came up with a spectacular recovery by scoring twice in injury time to hand an unlikely win for the Red Devils.

Manchester United vs Burnley player ratings: Star Man

Scott McTominay (Manchester United) – 9.00

Scott McTominay appeared to be on his way out of Manchester United not too long ago but he made his presence felt with the brilliant brace to rescue United. Both goals from McTominay came deep in injury time, as United were able to rescue three points from an unlikely situation.

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Manchester United vs Burnley Player Ratings: Late Comeback Tradition Lives On

Manchester United have produced spectacular late comebacks over the years. The Red Devils proved that the tradition lives on by getting two goals in injury time to get a 2-1 win over Brentford. Even though it was a disappointing start to the game, United improved slowly and they were rewarded with two late goals through substitute Scott McTominay. However, Erik ten Hag will be aware that the squad has plenty of work ahead.

Manchester United player ratings

Andre Onana 6/10 – Poor goalkeeping led to the opening goal

Diogo Dalot 7/10 – Strong contribution in the final third

Harry Maguire 7/10 – Provided the assist for Manchester United’s winner

Jonny Evans 6/10 – Unspectacular performance

Victor Lindeloef 6/10 – Unimpressive performance from the left back position

Casemiro 6/10 – Made the error that led to the goal

Sofyan Amrabat 6/10 – Mediocre performance

Bruno Fernandes 6/10 – Tried his best with four shots

Mason Mount 6/10 – Dispossessed too often

Marcus Rashford 7/10 – Decent offensive performance to create a comeback

Rasmus Hoejlund 6/10 – Unspectacular performance leading the line up

(Antony) 6/10 – Could not offer much

(Anthony Martial) 6/10 – Almost scored with a late shot at goal

(Scott McTominay) 9/10 – Outstanding cameo with two goals in injury time

(Christian Eriksen) 7/10 – Almost scored with a long-range effort

(Alejandro Garnacho) 6/10 – Decent cameo

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Brentford Hit a New Low

Brentford hit a new low of four defeats in five matches after failing to hold onto a lead at Old Trafford with just six minutes left. It was a difficult defeat to take for the London outfit, who appeared to be heading for a famous victory when six minutes of injury time was announced. However, the Bees conceded within two minutes to lose for a third time this season.

Burnley player ratings

Thomas Strakosha 7/10 – Crucial saves towards the end of the game

Vassbakk Ajer 6/10 – Made some decent tackles

Ethan Pinnock 8/10 – Strong aerial presence

Nathan Collins 6/10 – Unspectacular performance

Mads Roerslev 7/10 – Failed to offer much

Mathias Jensen 8/10 – Almost secured a winner for Brentford

Christian Noergaard 6/10 – Unable to find his man on some occasions

Vitaly Janelt 6/10 – Kept possession well

Aaron Hickey 5/10 – Picked up a booking

Bryan Mbeumo 6/10 – Decent outing for the afternoon

Yoane Wissa 7/10 – Troubled Manchester United in the first half

(Frank Onyeka) 6/10 – Could not offer much

(Neal Maupay) 6/10 – Almost scored with a fine long-range effort

(Saman Ghoddos) 6/10 – Late cameo

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The Final Word

Manchester United picked up a fourth victory in eight league matches but they had to wait until the final seconds of the game to get the 2-1 success over Brentford. The London outfit had led the game from the 25th minute through Jensen.

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