01:11  +04,  March 10, 2017

Europa League: Mkhitaryan is recognized Player of the Match

UEFA has recognized Armenian national football squad captain and Manchester United (a.k.a. Red Devils) midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan Player of the Match in the English club’s Game 1 of the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 against FC Rostov (Russia), on Thursday, reported the UEFA website. 

The match in Rostov ended in a 1-1 tie, and the Armenian midfielder, who had missed two matches due to a hamstring injury, was back in the Red Devils’ starting eleven, he played for 67 minutes, and scored a goal.

Also, as reported earlier, the Armenia international became the second Manchester United player—after Wayne Rooney—to score in three consecutive European games.

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