Umar Sadiq made his Europa League debut for Real Sociedad in their 1-0 away win over Manchester United on Thursday night encounter at Old Trafford.

The Nigeria international has been named in the White and Blues’ starting eleven after making a scoring debut for Real Sociedad in the 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid.

The game was played after consultation with the Football Association and Uefa following the death of Queen Elizabeth II.

Cristiano Ronaldo has an opportunity in the first half with the Portuguese header from Diogo Dalot’s cross was disallowed for offside.

Brais Mendez scored the only goal from the penalty spot after 59 minutes following a disputed handball decision against substitute Lisandro Martinez.

Ronaldo also headed Bruno Fernandes’ cross wide at the start of the second half.

Manchester United play their second group game against Sheriff Tiraspol in Moldova on Thursday, 15 September.


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