In the Europa League round of 16, Manchester United all but sealed their spot as Bruno Fernandes scored two in an impressive 4-0 victory over Real Sociedad in Turin on Thursday. The United No. 10 turned provider with an excellent ball over the top after Marcus Rashford spurned two enticing early opportunities for Fernandes to chase down and tap home after Real defenders clashed with their goalkeeper Alejandro Remiro. In the second half, the pair combined again with a helping hand from Daniel James to hand a two-target lead to the nominal visitors just before the hour.

In the Europa League round of 16, Manchester United all but sealed their spot as Bruno Fernandes scored two in an impressive 4-0 victory over Real Sociedad in Turin on Thursday. The United No. 10 turned provider with an excellent ball over the top after Marcus Rashford spurned two enticing early opportunities for Fernandes to chase down and tap home after Real defenders clashed with their goalkeeper Alejandro Remiro. In the second half, the pair combined again with a helping hand from Daniel James to hand a two-target lead to the nominal visitors just before the hour.

Alejandro Remiro: It should be said that the goalkeeper did well for all that the attention will be on Rashford for his two missed chances early on, particularly for the second where he made himself just about big enough to block the shot with his feet. With Fernandes’ opener, he let himself down, chasing a ball that his two center-backs appeared capable of dealing with. With James pushing through his legs, a torrid night ended.

Manchester United all but sealed their place in the Europa League round of 16 as Bruno Fernandes scored two in an impressive 4-0 win over Real Sociedad in Turin on Thursday. After Marcus Rashford spurned two tempting early chances for Fernandes to track down and tap home after Real defenders clashed with their goalkeeper Alejandro Remiro, the United No. 10 turned provider with an excellent ball over the top. The pair combined again with a helping hand from Daniel James in the second half to hand a two-target lead just before the hour to the nominal visitors.

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