Owen Hargreaves picks two positives for Manchester United

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Manchester United lost to FC Midtjylland in the Europa League on Thursday evening.

Owen Hargreaves said on the UEFA Europa League Highlights show on BT Sport Europe on Thursday night (February 18) that there were two positives for Manchester United in their defeat to FC Midtjylland.

United lost the first leg of their Europa League round of 32 tie 2-1 to Midtjylland away from home in Denmark on Thursday evening.

Memphis Depay put the Red Devils in the lead in the 37th minute, but seven minutes later Pione Sisto restored parity for the home team.

Paul Onuachu struck the winner for Midtjylland in the 77th minute, as Louis van Gaal’s side suffered an embarrassing defeat.

Former United midfielder Hargreaves was following the match, and he picked two positives for the Premier League side.

“There were probably only two positives for Manchester United tonight,” said the former England international on the UEFA Europa League Highlights show on BT Sport Europe on Thursday night (February 18). “The away goal and Romero’s performance.”

Over the course of the 90 minutes, hosts Midtjylland had just 37% of the possession, took 13 shots of which six were on target, and earned two corners.

Visitors United had 63% of the possession, took 15 shots of which only three were on target, and earned seven corners.

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