Desire Oparanozie Reacts After Andre Onana Saves Last Minute Penalty in UCL Game Against Copenhagen

Desire Oparanozie Reacts After Andre Onana Saves Last Minute Penalty in UCL Game Against Copenhagen

Raphael Abiola
updated at February 13, 2024 at 11:54 AM
In this article:
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  • Desire Oparanozie has shared her thoughts on Andre Onana's performance against Copenhagen
  • The Cameroonian goalkeeper saved a last-minute penalty against the Danish side at Old Trafford
  • Manchester United signed the 27-year-old shot-stopper from Inter in the summer transfer window

Former Super Falcons striker Desire Oparanozie has reacted after Cameroonian goalkeeper Andre Onana saved a last-minute penalty in Manchester United's UEFA Champions League group stage tie with Copenhagen.

The former Ajax goalkeeper has been subjected to criticism since joining Manchester United in the summer, but his performance at Old Trafford against the Danish side earned the Red Devils the deserved win.

Erik ten Hag's side took all three points in the game courtesy of Harry Maguire's header in the 72nd minute.

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Andre Onana saves a penalty from Jordan Larsson during the UEFA Champions League match between Manchester United and F.C. Copenhagen. Photo: Michael Regan.
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Oparanozie, who is known to be a United fan, took to her handle on X (formerly known as Twitter) to react to Onana's performance in the game.

"Onana all your sins are forgiven, go and sin no more," she said.

Manchester United's win against the Danish side was not enough to put them in second place as they are still one point behind Galatasaray, according to

The Red Devils need to win their next game when they visit the Danish giants in November for the second-leg tie.

Onana breaks silence after penalty save

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Onana shared his excitement after his last-minute heroics helped the Red Devils to their first win in the UEFA Champions League this season.

"I was just doing my job," he told TNT Football. "It was important for us to win against a very tough team. I am happy for the victory, we played a very good game. I am very happy and we have to continue like that," he added.

Onana opens up on replacing De Gea

Sports Brief also reported that Manchester United goalkeeper, Onana has admitted that replacing David de Gea has not been an easy task, following his difficult start to the season.

The Cameroonian has already conceded 10 goals in five English Premier League games, including three in the loss to Brighton and Hove Albion last Saturday.

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Raphael Abiola is a Nigerian Sports Journalist with over five years of experience. He obtained a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, in 2015.