Spaniard Borja Baston scored his first Swansea goal to reduce the deficit to one goal, before Xhaka's clumsy challenge earned him a controversial straight red card. However that changed against Swansea City at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon, when the Swiss midfielder was given a straight red card for a reckless lunge on Moudou Barrow.
The out call stood after a replay challenge by the Rangers. For Shapiro, who watched the game from a private box, the play personified the no-holds barred style Donaldson has personified since he arrived with the Blue Jays last season, when he went on to win the AL MVP award.
Owner Jerry Jones acknowledged that the team is "less than optimistic" about Bryant being able to play. Brice Butler started in Bryant's place. The only other running back on the team is Don Jackson, an undrafted rookie who's on the practice squad.
He should provide a much-needed infusion of scoring to a team which lacks it without Eichel and Kane. Former second overall pick Jack Eichel could be sidelined for four-to-six weeks after sustaining an ankle injury in practice on Wednesday, one day before the Sabres were to host the Atlantic Division-rival Canadiens in the season opener for both clubs.
Rooney's axing at club and global level comes as United and England both battle to find the 30-year-old's best position, with Mourinho adamant the veteran forward will not be deployed in midfield, despite Louis van Gaal doing so at Old Trafford last season.
United received a similar punishment for crowd disturbances and the throwing of objects on the field at the same match, prior to which police had to remove a "Murderers" banner, in reference to the Heysel and Hillsborough disasters, which was hung on a bridge above a motorway used by Liverpool fans on their way to Old Trafford.