Manchester United vs. AZ Alkmaar - Football Match Report

Ross Houston
December 13, 2019

Manchester United came up with a spirited second-half performance to score four goals in 11 minutes against AZ Alkmaar to finish atop Group L of UEFA Europa League.

Solskjaer was asked if he had ever seen a striker as capable as Greenwood is aged just 18, and the Norwegian mentioned former United striker and club top goalscorer Wayne Rooney in comparison.

So, to top the group, all Man United had to do was not lose to the Dutch outfit.


Ashley Young and Juan Mata found the back of the net before Mason Greenwood's double pleased the Old Trafford support.

Greenwood could not end United's wait for a first hat-trick since 2013 but he nonetheless entered the record books as he became the youngster Red Devils player to score a brace in European football. From the likes of Daniel James from Swansea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka from Crystal Palace and Harry Maguire from Leicester these young British talents have slotted in well at United so far and Solskjaer is set to maintain the same formula in the upcoming transfer windows.

Man United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer then spoke about Greenwood after the AZ tie. I'm not afraid of playing him in the Premier League.


"But it's about sharing the minutes and finding the right minutes for him".

The Red Devils head into this game with a spring in their step following impressive Premier League wins against Tottenham and Manchester City.


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