Beating Milan 5-4 in the penalty shootout, Man Utd just won 2 more points. With 8 points, “Red Devils” could not take the top place of Benfica (9 points) at ICC 2019 and missed the chance to be the champion in ICC 2019.
Not playing with the best team in the final match at ICC 2019 but Man Utd still follow high-pressing way and cornering into the opponent’s field right after the opening whistle. The pressure of the Reds paid off in the 14th minute with Rashford’s goal. The English striker went relatively easily from the left before launching a shot to defeat goalkeeper Donnarumma.
AC Milan tried to attack immediately after the goal. Even when they were struggling with finding De Gea goal, they suddenly got a goal. In 26 minutes, Suso sent a beautiful left-footed shot from outside the box to set the score 1-1 after the first 45 minutes.
In the end of fist haft, Milan is the better team. However, the striker Krzysztof Piatek lacks a bit of luck in two situations facing David De Gea. The first half ended with a 1-1 draw.
AC Milan was the more active team in the second half. After several missed opportunities, Serie A representatives scored a goal to lift the score to 2-1 after Lindelof’s own goal in the 60th minute.
After the goal, Solskjaer coach made many changes. Jesse Lingard came on and didn’t take much time to score a 2-2 equalizer for Manchester United in the 72nd minute, following the path of Marcus Rashford.
At the last minute, the pressure weighed on the goal of Pepe Reina. Strange young MU play full of confidence but lacks accuracy in the decisive phase. The match ended with a 2-2 draw.
The two teams had to settle on the 11th minute when 90 minutes ended with a 2-2 draw. All 5 players of MU finished exactly while Daniel was the only one who failed the Milan side.
Can only beat AC Milan on penalty points, Man United missed an appointment with the championship ICC 2019.