Manchester United has saved their hopes of staying in the Champions League after Harry Maguire goal secured a 1-0 win against FC Copenhagen.
This win came on a night when the legendary Bobby Charlton was remembered at Old Trafford.
Manchester United faced the prospect of an early exit from the Champions League and needed a win to rejuvenate their campaign.
They found themselves languishing at the bottom of Group A having suffered defeats to Bayern Munich and Galatasaray earlier in the season.
The win against Copenhagen brings them back into contention, as they now sit third in the group with three points.
Maguire made his presence felt by scoring a header 18 minutes from full time.
His contribution not only secure a win for the home side but also silenced some of the critics who have been questioning his recent performances.
FC Copenhagen was awarded a penalty, and it seemed like the match would end in a draw.
Andre Onana made a stunning save to deny Jordan Larsson’s penalty attempt, preserving the lead and sealing the win for the home team.
Meanwhile, in other Group A action, the group leaders, Bayern Munich, continued their impressive run by defeating Galatasaray 3-1.
Goals from Kingsley Coman, Harry Kane, and Jamal Musiala extended Bayern’s extraordinary Champions League group stage record to a 17 consecutive wins.
This performance cements their status as one of the top contenders in the competition and puts them firmly on the path to the round of 16.