Maguire: Sheffield United vs Man United: Nearly Reduced to Tears After Winning Man of the Match Award

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  • Harry Maguire has endured a frustrating few months at Old Trafford under Erik ten Hag
  • The centre-back had fallen out of favour prior to his EPLstart against Sheffield United
  • The ex-United skipper went on to have an outstanding performance vs the Blades to win MOTM

Harry Maguire was almost reduced to tears after he was crowned the winner of the Man of the Match award following Manchester United’s victory over Sheffield United.

The Red Devils silenced the Blades 2-1 at Bramall Lane on Saturday, October 21, to continue with their resurgence after a disappointing start to the new season.

Harry Maguire celebrates during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Manchester United at Bramall Lane. Photo by Daniel Chesterton.
Harry Maguire celebrates during the Premier League match between Sheffield United and Manchester United at Bramall Lane. Photo by Daniel Chesterton.
Source: Getty Images

According to Metro UK, Scott McTominay opened the scoring for United in the 28th minute before Oli McBurnie levelled it up from the penalty spot.

Diogo Dalot went on to score the winner in the 77th minute as Erik ten Hag’s charges stormed to vital win away from home.

However, it was Maguire who was eventually named the man of the match after an outstanding performance at the heart of United’s defence.

Maguire gets emotional after winning MOTM

The England international was almost overcome with emotions during his wholesome post-match interview shortly after getting the honour.

Sportbible reports that the centre-back was named the Man of the Match after a difficult few months at Old Trafford that culminated in him getting stripped of the captaincy.

Source: Sports Brief

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