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Champions League: Manchester United defeat Club Brugge in playoff first leg

Published 2147 GMT (0547 HKT) August 18, 2015
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Manchester United faced Club Brugge in the Champions League playoff first leg at Old Trafford. Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Brugge took a surprise early lead after Michael Carrick deflected Victor Vazquez's tame free kick beyond his own keeper. OLI SCARFF/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Louis Van Gaal had warned before the game that United would be in for a tough match. OLI SCARFF/AFP/AFP/Getty Images
Memphis Depay equalized for the English side after 12 minutes. Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
The Dutchman then pushed United in front for the first time shortly before half time. Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Brugge manager Michel Preud'homme looks on from the touchline at Old Trafford. Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Referee Deniz Aytekin shows Adnan Januzaj and Wayne Rooney who's boss. Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Memphis Depay was proving impossible to stop and he missed a golden opportunity to grab his hat-trick just after the hour mark. Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images
Marouane Fellaini scored Manchester United's third goal in injury time. Alex Livesey/Getty Images Europe/Getty Images