FT: Sheriff Tiraspol 0-2 Manchester United, Ronaldo BREAKS Goal Deadlock! (VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS)
Manchester United have secured their first victory in UEFA club Competition under new manager Erik Ten Hag, MySportDab reports.
The first half started with Manchester United dominating the match and pushing their hosts to their box.
The Red Devils comfortably dominated possession as they attempted to recover from a shocking first-match defeat to Real Sociedad.
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The Red Devils surprisingly list the first match after a controversial penalty was awarded to the visitors in the second half, which was converted.
Erik Ten Hag knew he had to get all three points in the game against the Moldova side, who had won their first match away to Omonia.
Manchester United continued to dominate the match as the search for a first half continued with Ronaldo leading the Red Devils’ attack.
Jadon Sancho opened the scoring for Manchester United in the 17th minute courtesy of an assist from Christian Eriksen.
Sancho’s striker sent the Red Devils to a 1-0 lead, with Sheriff trying to make inroads into the match to no avail.
In the 39th minute, the hosts conceded a penalty which Cristiano Ronaldo converted to register his first goal for Manchester United this season.
Despite going two goals ahead, the Red Devils dominated until the first half ended.
The second half began with Manchester United still taking control of the game, but the hosts started to wrestle for possession against their domineering visitors.
In all, Manchester United were the better side, but Sheriff Tiraspol equally made some dangerous moves when charging forward.
The game finally ended with Manchester United grabbing the first three points against the Moldovian giants.