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Manchester United vs Feyenoord Match Analysis

Manchester United hosted Feyenoord in the penultimate game of the Europa League group stage. The reverse fixture went the visitors' way in the first match with a scoreline of 1-0, but Manchester United and Jose Mourinho were looking to make amends. Given United's home advantage, Jose Mourinho decided to switch things up in the squad with Sergio Romero replacing David de Gea in goal and Luke Shaw coming in at LB after quite a bit of time out. We also saw Wayne Rooney on the wing along with Carrick in CDM being paired up with Paul Pogba. The highlight of the match however, was the inclusion of new signing Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the starting 11 after what seems like an eternity. The fan favourite got injured at the start of the season, and got very little time on the ball but knowing his caliber, the fans wanted him to be included in the squad for longer periods of time and for this match at least, Jose complied. The first half started in an explosive fashion for Manchester Unite…