Fresh after their 2-0 win at home against Heracles, AZ Alkmaar faced Manchester United in their latest UEFA Europa League clash on Thursday. Unlike the hosts, the guests failed to get a win in their last league game, drawing 1-1 against Arsenal at home.
Facing against AZ Alkmaar who may seem to be a team of smaller stature, many Manchester United fans were very much expecting their team to score the full three points at AFAS Stadion. Clearly though, it was not going to be an easy task for Manchester United as they’re facing a currently in-form AZ who have been very sharp and solid in all competitions that they’re in.
This was a game brimming with exciting talents with both sides displaying a number of young prospects in their starting lineup.
Let’s take a closer look at how both team’s fared against each other in this tactical analysis.
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