A variety of Manchester United stars had been in motion for his or her nationwide aspect because the November worldwide break continued.
Scott McTominay was named in Scotland’s beginning XI for his or her UEFA Euro Qualifiers match towards Georgia. Victor Lindelof additionally began for Sweden vs. Azerbaijan, as did membership skipper Bruno Fernandes who bought the nod from Roberto Martinez in midfield as Portugal took on Liechtenstein.
This is a have a look at how these United stars carried out for his or her respective nationwide groups.
Scott McTominay (Georgia 2-2 Scotland)
McTominay bought on the scoresheet once more as Scotland held Georgia to a 2-2 stalemate on the Boris Paichadze Dinamo Area.
Khvicha Kvaratskhelia grabbed the opener within the fifteenth minute. Nonetheless, McTominay restored parity simply 4 minutes after half-time.
The United midfielder discovered himself within the Georgia field and thoroughly positioned the ball within the nook of the aim.
It was the seventh aim in seven EURO 2024 qualifiers for the Carrington Academy graduate, who’s actually having fun with life.
— UEFA EURO 2024 (@EURO2024) November 16, 2023
Kvaratskhelia put Georgia again in command of proceedings within the 53rd minute. It will have been sufficient to win the match, however an especially late aim within the dying embers of the match from Lawrence Shankland ensured Steve Clarke’s males bought a share of the spoils.
Throughout his 90 minutes on the pitch, McTominay had a whopping 53 touches. He efficiently accomplished 42 of the 43 passes he tried, reaching a 98% success fee.
The 26-year-old made one key go. He tried two crosses and solely discovered his goal as soon as.
McTominay began on one dribble and got here out on high. He received two of the bottom duels he engaged in. He didn’t win the one aerial problem he confronted.
The midfielder’s defensive play was a bit missing. He didn’t register even a single sort out, interception or clearance. That is undoubtedly one thing he might be blissful to work on.
Victor Lindelof (Azerbaijan 3-0 Sweden)
Lindelof was a part of the Swedish staff that was on the top of a 3-0 assault by Azerbaijan.
The United defender performed a central function in his nation’s protection, forming a centre-back partnership with Filip Helander.
Throughout his time in motion, Lindelof made one turnover and as many tackles. He was dribbled previous as soon as.
He made one mistake that led on to a aim in Azerbaijan.
Lindelof received two of his 4 matches on the bottom. He additionally efficiently challenged two of his six aerial matches.
The 29-year-old had 106 touches to his identify and a formidable passing accuracy of 85% of the 79 profitable passes he made to his teammates.
He made one key go.
Lindelof tried to ping the ball fifteen instances. He discovered his goal 10 instances. The defender additionally created one large probability.
He initiated one dribble, which he accomplished efficiently.
Bruno Fernandes (Liechtenstein 0-2 Portugal)
United captain Bruno Fernandes performed 67 minutes as Portugal cruised previous Liechtenstein in a 3-0 win.
The Selecao’s targets had been scored by Cristiano Ronaldo and Joao Cancelo.
Fernandes recorded 97 touches and a passing accuracy of 86% in an action-packed show from him in the course of the park.
The playmaker made two vital passes.
He solely discovered his goal on one among his seven crossing makes an attempt. Fernandes failed to finish both of his two dribbling makes an attempt and received two of the 5 floor duels he confronted.
Fernandes managed only one sort out.
(Statistics obtained from Financial institution rating)
Portugal faces Iceland on Sunday.