Bruno Fernandes, Casemiro and Christian Eriksen are Manchester United’s trusted midfield combination.
On the 17th (Korean time), Manchester United, who played round 31 of the 2022-2023 English Premier League (EPL) at the City Ground in Nottingham, England, defeated Nottingham Forest 2-0. Man Utd (59 points), which added 3 points, rose to third place, beating Newcastle United (56 points), which was defeated by Aston Villa the day before.
As Eriksen, who suffered an ankle injury, returned to the starting lineup after a long absence, Man United’s midfield combination consisted of Fernandez, Casemiro, and Eriksen for the first time in about three months. Eriksen, who had just recovered from his injury, was scheduled to start on the bench for the match, but was rushed to the starting list as Marcel Sabitzer was injured during the warm-up.
Man Utd, who put forward the main midfield combination, ran the game stably on the road, recording a share of close to 70% and winning a scoreless victory. The main record of the midfield line was also excellent. Fernandez made 5 shots, 6 key passes (passes that led to teammates’ shots), Eriksen 3 key passes, 2 interceptions, 1 tackle, Casemiro 4 successful aerial contests, 2 interceptions and 2 tackles each. recorded each time.
The results prove the sense of stability when Fernandez, Casemiro, and Eriksen come out. United have not lost a match in all three of their starts this season. According to ‘OPTA’, a sports statistics company, this season, the three players are recording 15 wins and 2 draws in 17 games as a starter. The win rate is 88%.
After the match, Manchester United coach Erik Tenhach praised Eriksen, the last puzzler in midfield, who performed well despite being suddenly changed to the starting lineup. He said, “He has natural talent. With Eriksen, everything goes smoothly.스포츠토토 I started without Xavier and I was satisfied with his performance. With Eriksen, I have nothing to lose. I have proven that.”