Manchester United vs. Club Brugge: Goals, Highlights from Champions League Match

Sean Swaby@seanswabyUK Staff WriterAugust 18, 2015


So much for a leisurely walk in the park in Manchester United's Champions League play-off with Club Brugge.

The Belgian side took a lead inside of 10 minutes when Michael Carrick's attempt to deal with a free-kick was redirected past Sergio Romero. 

GIF: Brugge take the early lead through a Carrick own goal. pic.twitter.com/wY09PdtqTt

— United Digest (@UTDdigest) August 18, 2015

Man United 0-1 Club Brugge - Michael Carrick own goal. pic.twitter.com/vz8uVEGNx4

— Eurosport UK (@Eurosport_UK) August 18, 2015

The "crisis" was short-lived, though, as Memphis Depay quickly equalised with his first competitive goal for the club, and what an effort it was!

Paridad del #mufc. @Memphis responde y empata el partido #GIF #ChampionsEnFD. pic.twitter.com/aCZc1tlQm8

— #ChampionsEnFD (@FOXDeportes) August 18, 2015

Depay scored his second late in the second half, and again, it was very well taken. 

Stunning stuff from Memphis. https://t.co/otvEPDNUOc

— Dutch Football (@football_oranje) August 18, 2015

The Dutchman was hailed as he "officially" arrived at Manchester United. 

Memphis Depay right now. http://t.co/D5BVO45yJf

— Footy Jokes (@Footy_Jokes) August 18, 2015

Louis van Gaal watching his prized summer capture and compatriot #Memphis score two gems. #mufc https://t.co/BQKhOdHZYX

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) August 18, 2015

Depay should have had a hat-trick, but skied his effort over the bar after Wayne Rooney set him up beautifully with a cheeky backheel flick. 

Luke Shaw sparked the move with a darting run on the counter-attack. 

Rooney's magical back heel for those that missed it! Memphis should have tucked it home... https://t.co/ZbZ2qcoStC

— FantasyFooty Updates (@Fpl_Updates) August 18, 2015

Marouane Fellaini closed out the scoring on the night with a late goal to give the Red Devils a commanding advantage heading into the second leg in Belgium. 

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Fellaini heads home to round out the scoring at Old Trafford. Break-out match for Memphis. #MUFC #UCL https://t.co/d3I3hhH9Tg

— Jerrad Peters (@jerradpeters) August 18, 2015


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