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Man United defeats Real Betis 4-1 after a comeback.

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Manchester United defeated Real Betis 4-1 in the first leg of their Europa League round of 16 match after recovering from a historically humiliating loss to Liverpool.

In Sunday’s 7-0 loss at Anfield, United suffered a defeat that was both their biggest ever and their worst since 1931.

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Erik ten Hag gave the same starting lineup in his reply, and he was rewarded with a return to form.

With his 26th goal of the year, Marcus Rashford gave United an early advantage. Nevertheless, Betis drew even against the odds when Ayoze Perez struck a shot into the far corner.

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Perez’s deflected cross hit the post before halftime, giving the visitors a chance to take the lead.

But after the interval, two of United’s stars who have recently received the harshest criticism were the ones who were decisive.

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Before Bruno Fernandes, who Ten Hag again selected as captain, headed in Luke Shaw’s corner, Antony curled a magnificent shot into the top corner.

Six minutes from time, Wout Weghorst scored his second goal for United in just 15 appearances by shooting from close range.

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