Manchester United was beaten 2-1 by Sevilla in the Europa League semi-final as their run on the 2019/20 season cut short. Man United suffered three semi-final defeats in the same campaign and now qualified for the champions league next season. Maguire was part of some mistakes that went down during the game.
United had over 18 chances to find the back of the net against Sevilla but could only score with a penalty. United was offered a penalty when Marcus Rashford was brought down in the box. And Bruno Fernandes converted it to take the lead for Man united.
While manchester united strikers were unable to get a goal, there should be some questioning for the defensive side. The goals were supposed to be avoided. Despite taking the lead in the early first half, Suso got an equalizer for Sevilla before the end of the first half.
Harry Maguire invented a new defensive pattern when he turned his face away from the ball and allowed the ball to pass him. The strategy gave Sevilla the equalizing goal after Suso hit a shot into the net. There have been “no-look passes”, “no-look goals”, and now the manchester captain has invented a “no-look defending”.
Ole Gunnar’s men took charge of the match and could have scored more goals. But their chances were all defended off the post as Sevilla goalkeeper, Yassine Bounou kept his hand on deck.
Man United captain Maguire believed they could have won the game but was disappointed. After they failed to progress from the last four of different competition for the third time in a season.
Maguire comment after devastating lose
Maguire said to BT Sport. The boys are devastated. we created many chances, The best team lost. We were punished for missing chances. To be honest, they didn’t make many changes.
We conceded two goals from two crosses which is not good enough. We worked hard during the game and deserved to win, we fell short in the semi-final for the third time this year.
We have a good group of lads, losing is not acceptable, getting to the semi-final is not acceptable. The improvement this year is massive. We played against a good Sevilla team another day we will win it. losing is not acceptable for this club.
Manchester United has now ended their season without trophies after they lost to Manchester city in the league cup semi-final, Chelsea in the FA Cup semi-final, and Sevilla as well in the Europa League semi-final.