SECRET POINTSBruno Fernandes scored Manchester United’s very first goal TuesdayMarcus Rashford likewise scored for Male Utd against PSGFernandes captained Man Utd in lack of Harry Maguire

Bruno Fernandes, who did not expect to lead Manchester United in the absence of Harry Maguire, was provided the captain’s armband prior to he scored in his side’s 2-1 win over Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) in the 2020-21 Champions League Tuesday.

Fernandes scored Manchester United’s very first goal of the match prior to an own goal from Anthony Martial fixed ratings at 1-1. Marcus Rashford became Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s savior by netting the 87th-minute winner.

Male Utd’s star penalty taker Fernandes has actually now missed 2 strikes in a period of four days. After stopping working to convert from the spot in Male United’s 4-1 win over Newcastle United this weekend, the Portuguese midfielder saw his attempt conserved by PSG goalkeeper Keylor Navas Tuesday night. Nevertheless, this time, the 26-year-old was granted a lifeline after Navas was captured coming too away the line. The VAR provided Fernandes a retake, which was put at the back of the net by Male Utd’s stand-in-skipper.

Fernandes now has actually scored 16 objectives in 28 competitive appearances for Male Utd, including four objectives in six video games in the underway 2020-21 season. Fernandes, who netted three goals in 5 Champions League matches last project, has actually continued to impress as a Red Devil because his 2019 January arrival to Old Trafford.

On the eve of Male Utd’s PSG clash in the Champions League, journalism conference featured Fernandes and Solskjaer. When the Man Utd employer was inquired about the captain given that Maguire was out due to an injury, Solskjaer replied, “The captain sits beside me. Bruno will captain the group tomorrow.”

Manchester United’s Bruno Fernandes Picture: POOL/ JOHN SIBLEY

Reacting to the statement, which had ended up being a surprise for the gamer himself, Fernandes said, “I was not expecting this, I have actually found out the exact same time as you! For me it’s an honor, I will be captain for my teammates and to be captain of Manchester United is an important achievement for me. But I believe everyone is the captain.”

The previous Sporting midfielder went on to include that everybody needed to assist and be a leader in their own way as leadership is different in every player. “Tomorrow will not be about me but the group. Leading is every day in the training ground, every video game and everyone is doing their job to lead the group in the method they think is best,” Fernandes had actually said before Male Utd’s 2-1 win over PSG.