Champions League Playoff: Depay Double Rescues ManU In 3 1 Win Over Bruges
’s , right, goes past Brugge’s Dion Cools during the Champions League play-off round, first leg soccer match between Manchester United and Club Brugge at , Manchester, England, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Memphis Depay scored a first-half double and provided a late assist for to lead the English team to a 3-1 win over in the first leg of their Champions League playoff on Tuesday.

Champions League Playoff: Depay Double Rescues ManU In 3 1 Win Over Bruges
Manchester United’s Marouane Fellaini celebrates after scoring against Brugge during the Champions League play-off round, first leg soccer match between Manchester United and Club Brugge at Old Trafford, Manchester, England, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

Playing his third match in United’s iconic No. 7 shirt, the Netherlands winger rescued his new club from potential embarrassment after the Belgian side took a surprise 8th-minute lead through an own goal by .

Depay equalized five minutes later with a low shot and gave United the lead with a curling shot from 20 meters in the 43rd.

Bruges had defender sent off in the 80th for two bookings, before Depay whipped in a cross that substitute Fellaini headed in with virtually the last touch of the game.