Manchester United suffered a dramatic 4-3 defeat against FC Copenhagen in the UEFA Champions League, dropping to the bottom of Group A. Rasmus Hojlund’s double initially put the Red Devils in control, but the game shifted in favor of the hosts after Marcus Rashford’s red card. Copenhagen capitalized on the numerical advantage with goals from Mohamed Elyounoussi and Diogo Goncalves, securing a comeback before half-time. Despite Bruno Fernandes converting a penalty in the 70th minute, United failed to maintain their lead, conceding two late goals.
In contrast, Arsenal secured a 2-0 victory over Sevilla at the Emirates Stadium, positioning themselves well for the UCL knockout rounds. Leandro Trossard and Bukayo Saka scored for the Gunners, showcasing their prowess in a well-orchestrated build-up. Mikel Arteta’s team now holds nine points from four group games.
In a thrilling turn of events, 17-year-old Roony Bardghi’s stunning strike in the 88th minute secured the historic win for FC Copenhagen, while Lukas Lerager’s late equalizer added to the intensity of the match.
The Red Devils, now at the bottom of Group A, face a crucial challenge against Bayern Munich and Galatasaray to advance in the competition. Meanwhile, Arsenal’s convincing win places them in a strong position for the knockout rounds as they aim to build on their success against Sevilla.