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A selection of Manchester United fans on Twitter praised Bruno Fernandes after his impressive performance against Real Sociedad in the Europa League last night.
The Red Devils achieved a comfortable 4-0 victory in the first leg of the round of 32 at Juventus Stadium and Fernandes returned to star with a double.
The Portuguese took advantage of a clash between goalkeeper Alex Remiro and defender Robin Le Normand and scored at an open goal in the 27th minute.
Shortly before the hour mark, he doubled the club’s lead after beating the offside trap before deflecting his shot past the stopper.
Marcus Rashford made it 3-0 for United shortly after following a sublime pass from Fred before Daniel James scored the fourth with a wonderful solo run in the 90th minute.
The victory has put United in a commanding position to reach the round of 16, as the Society needs to score four goals without conceding at Old Trafford to stay in the tie.
Fernandes has been in exceptional form this season and has now recorded 21 goals and 11 assists in just 36 games across all competitions.
He has made 52 goal contributions since his arrival from Sporting in January last year and that’s just one less than Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
Several United fans were delighted with another outstanding display of the 26-year-old and here are some of the reactions on Twitter.
Bruno Fernandes is the best player in the world, pass it on.
– Trey (@UTDTrey) February 18, 2021
If you don’t think Bruno Fernandes is a world-class footballer, I’m sorry, but this sport is not for you. Another top performance again tonight from you. 🇵🇹
– Ryan. 🔴 (@Vintage_Utd) February 18, 2021
Bruno Fernandes has 21 goals and 11 assists in 31 90 this season. If we take away the penalties, it’s 13 goals and 11 assists, which is still incredible.
There are many people who just need to admit that they were very wrong about him. It shouldn’t be that hard to be humble, man. pic.twitter.com/QEI1Yx1jxx
– UtdArena (@utdarena) February 18, 2021
– 💚❤ (@loovethisgame) February 18, 2021
It was fantastic, sir. Stay stylish. ❤️
– Ryan the Red! 👹 (@Todo_en_El_Juego) February 19, 2021
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