It has cost Manchester United a lot of blood, sweat and tears, but it is in the semi-finals of the Europa League. Copenhagen goalkeeper Karl-Johan Johnsson was the man of the match with great saves.
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At 32 ° C, United and Copenhagen met in Cologne in hot conditions. Except for a rejected goal by Greenwood, it was a matter of waiting until the second half.
Greenwood also hit the post shortly after the break. Bruno Fernandes also saw his attempt hit the target wood after a save by Copenhagen goalkeeper Karl-Johan Johnsson.
The 30-year-old Johnson then turned out to be even more of United’s nightmare. During attempts by Fernandes, Pogba and Martial, he always conjured a great save up his sleeve. 0-0 after 90 minutes of play was mainly due to the goalkeeper.
Johnsson also managed to save one after another in overtime. Bruno Fernandes and Juan Mata cut their teeth.
Only from the dot United could beat the extremely strong Swede in the 1st extension. The penalty kick came after a pushing error on Martial, Bruno Fernandes did not miss.
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We haven’t seen so many saves in the Europa League since 2009