Manchester United striker Rasmus Hojlund has indicated that his aspect misplaced in opposition to FC Copenhagen primarily on account of Marcus Rashford’s pink card.
United have been cruising and comfortably within the lead with a two-goal benefit courtesy of a brace from Hojlund.
Nonetheless, Rashford obtained what appeared like a doubtful pink card and was immediately despatched off. The controversial resolution left United a person down.
Copenhagen scored two targets simply earlier than the break to revive parity.
United took the lead once more by way of Bruno Fernandes who scored from the penalty spot. Nonetheless, as soon as extra, Jacob Neestrup’s males levelled earlier than Roony Bardghji got here up with the match-winning purpose within the 87th minute.
In the intervening time, the Pink Devils sit backside of Group A with simply three factors.
United are dealing with an uphill battle to advance to the subsequent spherical of the Champions League and can undoubtedly want massive performances in opposition to Galatasaray and Bayern Munich to take action.
After the ultimate whistle, Hojlund spoke to TNT Sports activities (by way of Manchester Night Information) and gave his verdict on the match at Parken.
The younger goalscorer mentioned, “I feel we began very effectively, to be sincere. We managed the sport till the pink card and that modified the match, in fact.”
“When you don’t take a look on the outcome, when you solely take the [opening] 20 minutes under consideration, I feel we did fairly effectively. I feel we switched off somewhat bit [after the red card].”
“We have been taking part in a sport with one man down, so in fact, it’s giving them perception and I understand how the group will help the workforce right here. It gave them a giant enhance. We did fairly good at first of the second half, we have been composed on the ball and we saved switching the sport loads, bought the penalty and bought in entrance once more.”
The 20-year-old added, “So it’s unlucky we’re right here, with zero factors from the sport once more.”