Berbatov: Why beating Leipzig 5-0 was important for Manchester United

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Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov has hailed the incredible 5-0 victory the Red Devils recorded against RB Leipzig on Wednesday.

Olé Gunnar Solskjaer side went into the match the clear underdogs, despite winning two of our last three matches.

But goals from Mason Greenwood, Anthony Martial and Marcus Rashford were enough for the hosts, as they thrashed the Germans to take over top spot in the group.

Speaking recently to BetFair on the win, Berbatov revealed his delight, and expressed hope it was the start of a new level for his former side.

He said: “This result at home will do wonders for United’s confidence, as their home record hasn’t been fantastic. Not only have they won at home, they’ve beaten Leipzig 5-0! That is an incredible result.

“Hopefully, this win will change their fortunes going forward.”

Manchester United face Arsenal on Sunday, and could make it 5 matches without a loss of they avoid defeat.