Revealed: The record Bruno Fernandes set during Manchester United’s win over Villarreal

Revealed: The record Bruno Fernandes set during Manchester United’s win over Villarreal

Manchester United midfielder Bruno Fernandes set a record during his side’s win over Villarreal on Tuesday.

Manchester United into the knockout rounds

Manchester United earned a 2-0 victory over Unai Emery’s Villarreal on Tuesday evening.

Cristiano Ronaldo would open the scoring on the day after 78 minutes.

Jadon Sancho then scored his first Man United goal to make it 2-0 after 90 minutes, and that is how the tie finished.

Said win means that the Red Devils are now guaranteed a spot in the knockout stages of the Champions League.

Bruno Fernandes sets record

Following United’s win, it has been revealed that Bruno Fernandes has set a record.

The Portuguese did not start on the day, but came on to set Sancho up for his goal.

After doing so, Fernandes became the first player to provide an assist in each of the opening five games of a Champions League campaign for an English club.


Fernandes set his record on the same night Ronaldo became the first player to score in the opening five CL matches in a single campaign for an English club:

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