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Rangnick changed to 4-2-3-1 with Bruno as the no. 10. He clearly enjoyed more freedom of movement in this role than in 4-2-2-2.
Bruno's movement from the center to the half-space displays the creative freedom he had in this role. Luiz had to be constantly aware of his movement.
He was back to his very best in terms of chance creation. His searching ball almost found Rashford.
After feigning a shot just outside of the box, he released Cavani inside the box.
He made another first-time key pass with weaker left foot for Rashford whose shot was blocked by Luiz.
His excellent vision and weight of pass was able to release Greenwood who should've troubled Martinez more.
Luiz was tasked especially to mark Bruno. From a throw-in, Bruno brilliantly held off Luiz with a good first touch before creating a key pass for Greenwood.
Bruno had two attempts on goal. After a Villa clearance, he took a good touch before shooting. The ball was on its way to goal before the eventual block.
He made an audacious attempt from outside the box with the outside laces of his boots.
Rashford should've made the first-time pass to Bruno which would send him clean through on goal. But Rashford's lack of confidence still seeped through his overall play.
United exerted more control with the 3-man midfield against a decent Villa side which should convince Rangnick to use the same formation in the next few games. I'd imagine Bruno will retain the no. 10 spot.