Champions League – Match 5 of 16: Juventus vs Valencia
Result: 1 – 0
- Juventus: Mario Mandzukic 59′
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- Mario Mandzukic’s tap-in on a Cristiano Ronaldo assist was more than Juventus expected to discard Valencia and book their spot in the Champions League knockouts.
- As Manchester United scratched a last-pant 1-0 prevail upon Young Boys, Valencia are currently ensured just an Europa League spot going ahead.
— MailOnline Sport (@MailSport) November 27, 2018
- The Bianconeri required just a point to make certain of capability, yet additionally needed to get back on track after the unexpected home thrashing to Manchester United. Sami Khedira, Emre Can and Federico Bernardeschi were out of activity, while Valencia missed Ezequiel Garay and Denis Cheryshev, acquiring Mouctar Diakhaby.
- Cristiano Ronaldo had two endeavors in the initial three minutes, as he was resolved to compensate for his disputable red card at the Mestalla for unsettling Jeison Murillo’s hair. In spite of going down to 10 men, Juve still proceeded to win 2-0.
— OptaPaolo (@OptaPaolo) November 27, 2018
- Miralem Pjanic had penalty claims waved away for a slight Geoffrey Kondogbia bump, with Giorgio Chiellini having a comparable inquiry rejected.
- Wass saw his strike avoided simply past the far post and Joao Cancelo’s styler off the outside of the right boot skimmed the far post, yet Ronaldo was enraged he did not get the pass.
68 & 53 – Giorgio Chiellini (68) and Leonardo Bonucci (53) will tonight equal Gianluca Pessotto and Pavel Nedved respectively in the all-time top #UCL appearances for #Juventus. Pillars.#JuveVCF pic.twitter.com/xLL3tEueK0
— OptaPaolo (@OptaPaolo) November 27, 2018
- In any case, Juve nearly went into the separate a goal, as Wojciech Szczesny played out a staggering one-gave save money on the stroke of half-time to push a Diakhaby shot header out from under the bar.
- Juan Cuadrado went ahead for the second half, moving Cancelo to left-back. Cristiano Ronaldo’s amazing yet focal free kick was covered, however CR7 made the opening goal when he shimmied far from Gabriel and rolled an ideal ball over that Mario Mandzukic simply needed to tap in.
Cristiano Ronaldo has now been directly involved in 11 goals in 9 appearances at Juventus Stadium across all competitions (5 goals, 6 assists).
— InfoCristiano (@InfoCristiano) November 27, 2018
- Paulo Dybala’s violently swerving endeavor was fingertipped over the bar and Neto additionally caught a Ronaldo header, while Mandzukic could not get enough power behind his complete after a superb Ronaldo chest and flick to pull once more from the by-line.
Champions League – Match 6 of 16: Manchester United vs Young Boys
Result: 1 – 0
- Manchester United: Marouane Fellaini 90+1′
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- Manchester United have not lost the skill of pulling the fat from the fire in the end seconds of a match. The stadium broadcaster had quite recently affirmed there would be three minutes stoppage time when Marouane Fellani accumulated a knockdown from Romelu Lukaku, turned as he held off Loris Benito and wounded a low shot into the Swiss group’s base corner.
- In doing as such he transformed the drabbest of scoreless draws into something possibly more paramount, not minimum on the grounds that United’s late champ implies they will go with Juventus into the knockout stage.
⏱ @ManUtd were 2 minutes away from not scoring a SINGLE goal….
?….at Old Trafford in the @ChampionsLeague Group Stage this season…..
— SPORF (@Sporf) November 27, 2018
- The two sides advanced from Group H the previous evening because of Juve’s win in Turin, yet until Fellaini struck United would have needed to head out to Spain for their last diversion with just a noteworthy lead over Valencia.
- Sir Alex Ferguson constantly used to state United got a kick out of the chance to make life as hard as feasible for their supervisor, and obviously they are still busy, however one regularly ponders whether José Mourinho himself is likewise enamored with elaboration and over-intricacy.
Teams into the last-16 of the #UCL:
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Who will join them? ? pic.twitter.com/XADIQjDVg6
— William Hill (@WilliamHill) November 27, 2018
- It is presumably about time the United administrator conveyed some unequivocal messages to his players, regardless of whether he gambled undermining his very own words by beginning with Paul Pogba and Romelu Lukaku on the seat and choosing Phil Jones in protection out of the blue since the Derby County disaster back in September.
- United indicated six changes to the side held at home in the alliance at the end of the week, with Antonio Valencia and Fred likewise finding some reprieve.
Surely there is no team in world football that wins as many football matches while playing absolutely shite as Manchester United do? #MUNYB
— Paul McG AFC ☘️© (@Afcpmg) November 27, 2018
- Mourinho could be seen shaking his head on the touchline five minutes into the match when Marcus Rashford botched the primary chance to keep another scoreless draw.
- Timing his run well and outpacing Steve von Bergen to achieve the edge of the zone with just the goalkeeper to beat, Rashford was on the off chance that anything liable of pomposity in his complete the process of, shooting early yet figuring out how to clear the bar and also David von Ballmoos.
Normal people still think Fellaini is not an asset for Manchester United. in fact, many perfectly rational people will be sad because he is the hero tonight.
As I always say, the human mind is a strange place. LOL.
— Babanla (@biolakazeem) November 27, 2018
- Fred let go barely over as the home side endeavored to build up an early lead, before Rashford brought a spare from Ballmoos subsequent to being slipped in by Marouane Fellaini.
- A speedy goal may have settled the house side’s nerves, yet as it was they were gotten so seriously put of position when Young Boys propelled a counterattack that Nemanja Matić and Luke Shaw were both reserved for isolated fouls.
86′ Juventus 1-0 Manchester United
FT: Juventus 1-2 Manchester United
90+1′ Manchester United 0-0 Young Boys
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— Sphera Sports (@SpheraSports) November 27, 2018
- Maybe there was no purpose behind United to be apprehensive in the wake of beating their adversaries convincingly in Switzerland, however Mourinho’s response to the Palace frustration incorporated some exhortation to fans to remain at home and watch on TV on the off chance that they couldn’t adapt to the weight at Old Trafford.
- Whatever the reason, by the half hour stamp the diversion had sunk into a well-known example, with United doing the greater part of the assaulting however inadequate with regards to the motivation or quality to make the most of their prevalence in the last third.
Jose Mourinho goes all WWE after Marouane Fellaini’s late late winner sends Manchester United through to the knockout stages of the Champions League #ManUtd #Mourinho #MUNYB #CL #ChampionsLeague pic.twitter.com/dwMqFcG8eN
— Carl Recine (@carlrecine) November 27, 2018
- Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial both surrendered ownership through chaotic going, as did Fred, who after a brilliant beginning needed to continue dropping further to get something going.
- Common of United’s dissatisfaction was an occurrence in the blink of an eye before the interim when Rashford flooded effectively through an endeavored handle by Von Bergen on midway.
Fellaini has scored 9 match winning goals for Manchester United
9 * 3 = 27 fvcking points…
That’s his shirt number ? #27 pic.twitter.com/e6JzK0ABD0
— Marvel ?? (@ubani_marvelous) November 27, 2018
- It was a promising opening and the group blended as Rashford broke forward, just to see him interruption and alter course as he trusted that help will arrive. None did, and however Rashford wandered aimlessly in the punishment zone he was in the end seized by Von Bergen, the protector he had initially left stranded 50 yards further back.
- It was a comparative story when Rashford sprung up on the left in United’s last critical assault of the main half. He did well to walk into the zone and make it to the goalline, and had the correct thought in reducing for Fellaini to shoot; it was only that the pass missed its expected focus by a few yards.
Marouane Fellaini is the hero for Manchester United against Young Boys as the Belgian scores a late winner to see Jose Mourinho’s men qualify for the Champions League knockout stages.#UCL #MUNYB pic.twitter.com/EW7ls1eo86
— bettingexpert (@bettingexpert) November 27, 2018
- Kevin Mbabu gave United a panic toward the beginning of the second half, finding a route past Jones to shoot into the side-netting, just before Rashford did likewise at the opposite end, this time from a circumstance where it is possible that he or Martial ought to have scored. Again Mourinho’s response was to turn his back and look exasperated, an inclination the ground shared when Fellaini neglected to exploit a mix-up by the Swiss goalkeeper and snared over the banish from short proximity.
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) November 27, 2018
- With simply under 30 minutes remaining Mourinho sent on his two most costly substitutes, Pogba very quickly making a shot from which Rashford ought to in any event have hit the goal. Lukaku set up Martial minutes after the fact with a similar outcome, and United were relentlessly soothed when an up to this point jobless David de Gea reacted rapidly to prevent an avoided shot from Ulisses Garcia appropriate hanging in the balance. The match still looked like staying scoreless the distance to a hour and a half, yet with their last assault United found a route through.
Fellaini at the death (and it was close to that) wins it for @ManUtd
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) November 27, 2018
Champions League – Match 7 of 16: Bayern Munich vs Benfica
Result: 5 – 1
- Bayern Munich: Arjen Robben 13′, 30′, Robert Lewandowski 36′, 51′, Franck Ribery 76′
- Benfica: Gedson Fernandes 46′
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- Bayern Munich progressed to the knockout phases of the UEFA Champions League with a 5-1 triumph over Benfica.
- The Bavarians opened the scoring following 13 minutes through Arjen Robben, who scored one of his trademark by goals by cutting in from the privilege before twisting one into best corner.
- The lead was multiplied in the 30th moment as Robben locked onto a go from Thomas Muller before crushing the ball home at the close post for his second of the match.
— The Asian Game (@TheAsianGame) November 27, 2018
- Robert Lewandowski got in on the demonstration six minutes after the fact, gesturing home an enticing cross from Joshua Kimmich to put the Bundesliga monsters into an ordering lead.
- Benfica gave themselves a life saver a moment into the second half through substitute Gedson Fernandes, who found the back of the net with his first touch in the match.
— juan david (@jjuandavidd_) November 27, 2018
- The Bavarians reestablished their three-goal favorable position in the 51st moment as Lewandowski finished his prop by diverting home another cross from Kimmich.
- Leon Goretzka hoped to expand Bayern’s lead in the 70th moment, yet his long range exertion was parried away by Odisseas Vlachodimos.
— Soccerway (@soccerway) November 27, 2018
- The fifth goal arrived for Niko Kovac’s men in the 76th moment through Franck Ribery’s first-time complete into the base corner after some great work by David Alaba.
- That ended up being the last goal of the experience as Bayern secure their spot in the last 16 alongside Ajax Amsterdam, who crushed AEK Athens before in the night.
Champions League – Match 8 of 16: Hoffenheim vs Shakhtar Donetsk
Result: 2 – 3
- Hoffenheim: Andrej Kramaric 17′, Steven Zuber 40′
- Shakhtar Donetsk: Ismaily 13′, Taison 15′, 90+2′
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- Shakhtar Donetsk left it late to see off Hoffenheim and set up a mouth-watering Group F decider with Lyon in a fortnight.
- Taison’s stoppage-time goal gave Shakhtar Donetsk a sensational 3-2 prevail upon Hoffenheim to keep their Champions League last-16 trusts alive.
- Lyon’s draw with Manchester City in Group F’s other amusement implies that Paulo Fonseca’s side will meet all requirements for the knockout stages on the off chance that they vanquish the French outfit in Ukraine in about fourteen days’ time.
? WHAT A GAME! WE BEAT HOFFENHEIM 3-2 IN THE UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE! WE’RE IN PLAY! ?
— FC SHAKHTAR ENGLISH (@FCShakhtar_eng) November 27, 2018
- They had before looked like cruising to a first Champions League win of the crusade when Ismaily and Taison scored in about two first-half minutes.
- Hoffenheim had different thoughts, however, pulling one back straight away through a fine Andrej Kramaric goal and afterward drawing dimension following 40 minutes because of Steven Zuber’s header.
I can’t be the only person that thinks we played well against a really strong Lyon team deserved a point and we could have played alot better but we have to look at the Hoffenheim game and get a result to top the group #MCFC #CTID
— Matt Clarke (@MattCla65294545) November 27, 2018
- Adam Szalai was rejected for Hoffenheim – who can never again qualify from the gathering – just before the hour and Taison left it relentlessly late to anchor a fundamental three.
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