Usoho hails his best form in his career

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Omonia Nicosia goalkeeper Francis Usoho has called the game the best performance of his career.

Omonia Nicosia narrowly lost 1-0 to Manchester United in Europa League Group E on Thursday. This leaves the Cyprus club without a single point after four games.

“I have been dreaming of playing at this stadium for a long time,” the Nigerian goalkeeper, a Red Devils fan, told BT Sport.

“When I saw the group stage draw I had the desire to play at Old Trafford. And I thank God for giving me the opportunity to play ufabet.

“I’m proud of my team-mates because tonight it’s not one person’s job and we’re giving our best. I am happy with my work. And I think it’s probably the best performance of my career.”

It was another intense start after the interval as the Reds pill on the pressure, but as much as the chances kept flowing, so did the saves from the in-form Uzoho. First a double stop to halt Antony and then Rashford on the rebound. Before foiling a Fred effort and diving at the feet of Ronaldo to shut down any chance of turning in the loose ball.

Around the midway point of the half, United had a penalty shout. When a corner was sent in and struck a defender on the arm. But a VAR check maintain the referee’s decision of no spot-kick. VAR also took a look at Moreto Cassama’s forceful challenge on Casemiro a few moments later, but didn’t intervene further. Cassama received a yellow card after striking the Brazilian high on the shin.

Ten Hag’s team continued to bang on the door throughout, but faced staunch resistance. Inside the final 10 minutes, substitute McTominay shot through the crowd, but saw his effort palmed away. With the seconds ticking down and 10 Omonia players defending in the area, McTominay then made the decisive impact in the third of five added minutes. His strike from the centre of the box, from Jadon Sancho’s approach play, went through the legs of a defender and into the back of the net to the delight of the home crowd.