Listed here are your Manchester United morning headlines for Wednesday, March 30.
Maguire praised by fans after Wembley booing
Harry Maguire doesn’t want any reminding of the form of season he’s having at United, though that didn’t cease the Wembley crowd on Tuesday evening. The defender got here in for some booing as England confronted Ivory Coast of their newest pleasant forward of the World Cup on the finish of the yr.
Not solely did the United captain obtain some flak when his identify was referred to as out on the tannoy system at Wembley, but in addition when he made his first contact. The 29-year-old managed to silence a few of the crowd although as England eased to a 3-0 win.
And Maguire even obtained some reward for his half in England’s second objective of the evening. His move to set Ollie Watkins away within the build-up to Raheem Sterling’s objective had United fans admiring his skills, and hoping they’ll see extra of them earlier than the top of the season.
Ronaldo and Fernandes mix to ship Portugal to World Cup
It was a terrific evening for United’s Portuguese stars as they booked their place at this yr’s World Cup. Bruno Fernandes proved to be the hero as his double secured a 2-0 win over North Macedonia within the playoff remaining.
Having overcome European champions Italy of their semi-final, the guests have been seeking to trigger one other upset in Porto. The hosts although have been in agency management of their future, with United’s talisman taking part in a key function.
Cristiano Ronaldo set his club-mate up for his first of the night, earlier than Fernandes added his second after the break to safe Portugal’s place on the aircraft to Qatar. It means Ronaldo may have one other likelihood so as to add the lacking trophy from his assortment this yr.