Jakarta Onana’s debut – Andre Onana played brilliantly in his debut match for Manchester United in the Premier League, against Wolverhampton.
Onana had received criticism in pre-season for failing to keep a clean sheet against MU. The Cameroonian goalkeeper was also mercilessly jeered by rival fans on social media when he conceded against Lens in early August.
However, Onana’s performance against Wolves managed to silence her critics. He made a lot of saves in his first Premier League match.
Onana saved Pedro Neto’s straight shot at .
Meanwhile, Fabio Silva’s two shots were blocked with his feet.Saves made by Onana’s debut contributed to the victory of Man Utd over Wolves. In addition, these results also built his confidence after undergoing various pre-season matches.
Apart from that, Onana was also lucky because the referee did not award a penalty after colliding with substitute player Wolverhampton Wanderers Sasa Kalajdzic in the air. The refereeing team ignored Wolves’ appeal, even after a VAR check.
Not only that, Onana’s appearance in his debut match with Man Utd in the Premier League also defeated David de Gea. He accomplished what the former United keeper could not.
Andre Onana’s debut is good or David De Gea
Andre Onana’s appearance in his debut in the Premier League for Manchester United surpassed David de Gea. The Spaniard also won for his debut in the Premier League with MU against West Ham United in 2011. However, he did not keep a clean sheet because of Shane Long’s goal at the end of the first half.
Edwin van de Sar also kept a clean sheet on his Premier League debut for Man Utd in 2005
in a 2-0 win over Everton at Goodison Park. However, this is not the goalkeeper’s first English Premier League match. Furthermore, Andre Onana and MU will face Tottenham Hotspur. This match will be held at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Saturday (19/8/2023) at 23:30 WIB.