Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hailed Manchester United’s debutants despite the club’s youngest ever European side falling to defeat in Kazakhstan.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s kids slumped to defeat on Manchester United’s furthest and coldest ever European adventure as debutant Di’Shon Bernard’s own goal sealed Astana’s comeback win in Kazakhstan.
Manchester United academy products Di’Shon Bernard, Ethan Laird and Dylan Levitt will all start Thursday’s Europa League clash with Astana in Kazakhstan.
Mason Greenwood’s moment of magic lit up Manchester United’s otherwise forgettable Europa League opener and underlined Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s belief that he was right to let Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez leave.
Mason Greenwood’s first senior goal earned a callow Manchester United team a stuttering 1-0 home win over Astana in their opening Europa League fixture on Thursday.