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Europa League: Manchester United held by AZ Alkamar

Manchester United extended their poor season performance as they were held to a goalless goal by AZ Alkamar in the Europa League.

United missed a chance to take an early lead when forward Marcus Rashford was brought down inside the penalty spot.

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A penalty plea went unanswered as there is no VAR in the Europa League matches as is the case in EPL.

Manchester United manager Ole Gunner Solskjaer termed the pitch as the worst he has ever seen before the game kicked off.

Also read: Manchester United FC held 1-1 by Arsenal

AZ Alkamar dominated the better part of the match but failed to convert the chances into a goal.

Jessie Lingard suffered a late injury to deepen United’s problems who are out of options and finishers.

Also read: Matteo Darmian leaves Manchester United for Parma

The draw leaves Soslkajaer’s boys in second position and level on points with Partizan Belgrade who hold pole position in group L.

Its is also the fourth match that the Reds have not won in all games since the start of the season.

Pressure is pilling on once caretaker manager Ole Gunner Solskjaer to perform. Possible replacements have already making headlines across the world.

Alex Kiprop
News Moto sports correspondent. Catch up the latest results when they happen and as they happen, locally and international

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