A sweep of United, an exciting draw for Arsenal, and a victory for Roma on a great European night
Manchester United managed to achieve a great victory over Spanish club Real Betis (4-1) in the first leg of the 16th round of the European League competition, thus ensuring a comfortable difference before the return match next Thursday, which will be held in Andalusia, Spain.
Manchester United’s goals were scored by Marcus Rashford (6), Anthony (52), Bruno Fernandez (58) and Foot Weghurst (82), while Ayoze Perez scored the only Betis goal (32).
On the other hand, Arsenal, the leaders of the English Premier League, came out tied at Jose Alvalade Stadium, the stronghold of Lisbon, with a score (2-2), to postpone the decision to the return match in London.
For Arsenal, William Saliba (22) and Hedemasa Morita scored by mistake (62), while Goncalo Inacio (34) and Paulinho (55) scored for the Portuguese host.
Also, for the account of the same round, the Olympico Stadium in Rome, Italy, witnessed the victory of the Capital Club over its Spanish guest, Real Sociedad, with two goals free of charge, scored by Stephan El Shaarawy (13) and Marash Kumbola (87).