Man United duo reach significant landmarks in Club Brugge draw

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made six changes to his starting eleven against Club Brugge in the Europa League on Thursday evening.

The fixture allowed the United boss to rotate his team ahead of the Watford game on Sunday, and Victor Lindelof and Jesse Lingard both returned.

Lindelof had been ruled out of the Chelsea game on Monday through illness and Eric Bailly acted as a more than adequate replacement.

The Swede was not at his best in Belgium last night, but his selection marked his 100th appearance for the club.

He has improved in the three years he has been at Old Trafford, but the jury is still out to whether he can be the long-term partner to captain Harry Maguire.

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Lingard, meanwhile, brought up his 200th appearance in a red shirt.

It’s a mightily impressive milestone for the academy graduate to have played so many games for his boyhood club.

But once again, Lingard was largely anonymous throughout and we saw the stark contrast in quality when Bruno Fernandes was introduced in the closing stages.

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