The English team, Manchester United, fell against its Swiss counterpart, Young Boys, with two goals against a goal, in the match that took place between them this evening, Tuesday, at the “Suis Wankdorf” stadium, in the first round of Group F of the Champions League for the current season 2021-2022.
Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo scored Manchester United’s goal in the 13th minute of the match, increasing his lead in the Champions League scorers list throughout history with 135 goals.
Don scored his first appearance in the Red Devils shirt in the Champions League after returning to him during the last summer transfers from Italian Juventus.
Ronaldo participated in his 177th match in the Champions League, equaling the record recorded by former Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas, as the most participation in the history of the competition.
The “Opta” network, which specializes in monitoring statistics, also stated that Young Boys, the 36th team that has scored against Portuguese star Ronaldo in the Champions League, equals the record recorded in the name of Argentine star Lionel Messi, player of Paris Saint-Germain.
Then Momi Njimalo scored the equalizer for Young Boys in the 66th minute of the match, before Anne Theson Sepacho scored the deadly winning goal for the Swiss team in the last minute of the match.
Manchester United player Aaron Wan-Bissaka received a direct red card in the 35th minute of the match after his violent intervention against the Young Boys player.
Manchester United faced Young Boys with the following formation: Goalkeepers: De Gea / Defense line: Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Wan-Bissaka / Midfield: Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Fred / Forwards: Jadon Sancho, Cristiano Ronaldo, Van That’s Beck.
Man United were in the victory over Young Boys, in the two matches that brought them together in the Champions League in the last period, where today’s meeting is the third confrontation between the two teams face to face.
Manchester United met with Young Boys in the group stage also in 2018, where they won the first match in Switzerland, with three goals without a response, scored by Paul Pogba (two goals) and Anthony Martial.
The Red Devils also managed to defeat the Swiss team in the second match at Old Trafford, with the goal of bearing the signature of Marouane Fellaini.
Ronaldo celebrates with Manchester United players
Manchester United players celebrate
Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes
Young Boys players celebrate
Young Boys players