[마이데일리 = 김건호 기자] “A player without words”
Manchester United won 2-1 against Manchester City in the 20th round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at Old Trafford in Manchester, England at 9:30 pm (Korean time) on the 14th. Manchester United is third with 38 points from 12 wins, two draws and four losses, while Manchester City is second with 39 points from 12 wins, three draws and three losses.
In the 14th minute of the second half, Jack Grealish’s header scored Manchester City’s lead. However, in the 32nd minute of the second half, Casemiro stabbed a pass and Bruno Fernandez scored to tie the score. There was an offside controversy as Marcus Rashford was in an offside position, but United’s goal was allowed. Then, in the 36th minute of the second half, Manchester United’s winning goal came. In the counterattack situation, Alejandro Garnacho raised a ground ball cross with his left foot, and Marcus Rashford, who was in front of the goal, pushed it.
Casemiro, who started, touched the ball 48 times. The pass connected 25 of 38, created two chances and had one assist. The record for entering the final third is 8 times. On defense, he had 1 block, 4 kicks, 3 header kicks, 1 interception, and 7 possession recoveries. He also won 3 of 6 ground ball contests.
Casemiro joined Manchester United from Real Madrid during the summer transfer window this season. Casemiro has established himself as a key midfielder for Manchester United and is leading the rise of Manchester United. He has 2 goals and 4 assists in 25 appearances for Manchester United this season.
Rafael Varane, who moved to Manchester United in August 2021 after playing for Real with Casemiro, praised Casemiro. “There’s nothing to be said about Casemiro,” Varane said. “Casemiro covers a lot of the pitch. He runs a lot. He’s aggressive when he wants the ball, but he’s calm with it. He’s an incredible player.” said.
Meanwhile, Manchester United will play against Crystal Palace in the 7th round of the EPL at Selhurst Park in London, England at 5 am on the 19th. If Man Utd catch Palace, it will record 10 consecutive wins in the official game.
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