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Mason Greenwood Scores His First Goal In 2 Years For Gatefe

Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood has scored his first goal since joining Getafe on loan.

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Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood has scored his first goal since joining Getafe on loan.

VerseNews reports that Greenwood had not kicked a ball since January 22 2022 in a game that saw Manchester United take on West Ham before returning this season for Getafe.

In the 33rd minute of Getafe’s La Liga clash with Celta Vigo, Greenwood fired home from close range to give his loan side a 2-1 lead. Getafe had taken the lead on two minutes through striker Borja Mayoral, only to be pegged back just over 20 minutes later by French winger Jonathan Bamba.

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However, just nine minutes after Bamba’s equaliser for Rafa Benitez’s Celta Vigo, Greenwood struck. Dribbling into the box down the left hand side, Mayoral ran towards the byline, cutting the ball straight back into the path of Greenwood.

Recall the he was suspended by Manchester United after being charged by the Crown Prosecution Service in October 2022 for attempted rape, controlling and coercive behaviour and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The case was withdrawn on February 2 2023 after key witnesses withdrew their statements and refused to cooperate.

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That left United in a situation which at times looked as though they might bring Greenwood back into their squad.

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