Manchester united were in action yesterday against Villareal as they looked forward to get their first champions league points this season. One of the player proved ole Gunnar wrong for benching him after a outstanding performance.
The Red Devils had lost their opening match against Young Boys following Wan Bissaka's red card in the 35th minute. Yesterday, they went in with one main objective and that was to win the match by the end of the 90th minute whistle.
The match was goalless until in the 53rd minute where Paco Alcacer tapped in to find the back of the net. The red Devils responded seven minutes later where Alex Telles stunning volley put things back on level terms.
Manchester united were desperate to get all the three points and this made them to try and bring in more attacking force. In the 89th minute they brought in Jesse lingard in place of Greenwood. Lingard changed everything with four minutes of playing time after he assisted Ronaldo's goal which made them to take home all the three points.
In that match, majority suggested that Jesse Lingard deserved all the credit after helping his club record their first champions league win this season. Lingard has been spending most time warming the bench this season.
This had almost triggered his departure in the last transfer window but he suggested he want to stay and fight for his place. During their match against Westham, lingard came in and score the late winner to help his side take home all the three points.
Yesterday, he once again came in to rescue all the three points by assisting Ronaldo's goal. This shows how important he is to the club and might be of great help if he is given more playing time.
Lingard top performance against Villareal proved ole Gunnar wrong for leaving him out on the bench this season.
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