Manchester United will be thoroughly disappointed to have lost this game against supposedly inferior opposition, but they do return to Carrington and Old Trafford with a crucial away goal.

The game was, at least on United’s part, overshadowed by the injury to David de Gea in the pre-match warm-up, and the Red Devils never managed to get out of second gear, leaving themselves vulnerable at the back and without real bite and aggression in attack.

In what could best be described as a nervy game, which was controlled for the most part by the Danish champions, United should have done more, with some players performing much better than others.

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