Manchester United regained a negative number from the 2004-2005 season, at the level of the European Champions League, after losing a fatal loss to its host, Young Boys, of Switzerland, 2-1, in the meeting that brought them together on Tuesday evening, at the “Suis Wankdorf” stadium, in the first round competitions. For the sixth group of the UEFA Champions League for the current season 2021-2022.
The BBC reported that Manchester United lost 3 consecutive matches in the Champions League, for the first time since the 2004-2005 season, after losing to Paris Saint-Germain 3-1 and Leipzig 3-2 last season. Besides the loss of the day against the Swiss Young Boys.
Manchester United lost 7 out of 11 Champions League matches under Solskjaer’s leadership.
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.