Manchester United played against Everton in the recently Game Week of the Premier League. While the game was dominated by Manchester United in terms of possession. The game ended in quite the usually 1-1 draw. Everton scoring their chance following a breakthrough after a Manchester United Corner kick. Following a brilliant run by Abdoulaye Doucouré and a pinpoint pass, Andros Townsend scored the equalizer in the 65th minute. Throughout the game, it did feel like a game to win for Manchester United.
One of the players who had quite the performance was Bruno Fernandes against Everton. While the team as a whole didn’t have the best performance. During the game, Manchester United had 72% of the possession of the ball. While the team took 12 shots in the game similar to Everton, they had 6 shots on target. Jordan Pickford was playing out of his skin making 5 saves during the game. Everton had a simple strategy to get either get a draw or win the game. During the game, Manchester United made 700 passes. When you compare that to the 268 by Everton.
Bruno Fernandes Adapting His Play against Everton
Bruno Fernandes start the game in his preferred central attacking mid position. During the game, he provided the assist to help Martial score his first goal this season in the League. Until now in the season Bruno Fernandes has scored 4 goals while taking 3.4 shots per 90. Against Everton Bruno Fernandes made 105 touches of the ball while having a pass accuracy of 80%.
He also provided 2 key passes as well while creating 1 big chance during the game. According to his average positions during the game, he drifted far left to win the ball and help create spaces. While winning 5 out of 10 duels during the game, he also made 2 tackles during the match.
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