Manchester United secured an important victory in the Europa League on Thursday, as they defeated Real Betis 4-1 at Old Trafford. The game got off to a fast start, with both teams looking to take control early on. United took the lead with a super strike from the man of the moment Marcus Rashford. Betis responded well with an equaliser from Ayoze Perez just before half time.
The second half was a more even affair, with both teams creating chances but struggling to break through. It was United who eventually found the breakthrough, with a stunning goal from Anthony which gave Manchester United an extra edge to pump in more goals. Two more goals by Bruno and Weghorst cemented United’s win in the first leg of the contes.
Overall, it was a solid performance from United, who will be looking to build on this result as they continue their pursuit of silverware in both the Europa League and the Premier League.