Manchester United stumbled to a 1-0 defeat at old trafford in their champions league quarter-final tie

Manchester united welcome Barcelona to

their home soil after their last meeting in

Wembley which sees Barcelona defeats  man

united 3-1 to win the Uefa champions league

 

Two of Europe’s heavyweights step into the

ring, both attempting to hand their opponent

a decisive blow before meeting again in the

second leg at Camp Nou next week

 

Luis Suárez puts Barça ahead. But the flag is

up for offside… It’s given! And correctly so

after VAR had a review, though it was an

Own-goal from Luke shaw.

(SportyLeagues)

 

The home team got the early early shock

when the visitor took the lead. Lionel Messi

injured in the 29th minute of the game with

Chris Smalling  hitting him on his nose.

 

Manchester united did so well in the second

half of the game to hold their visitors down,

chances were creates by both sides , both the

game ended 1-0 in favour of Barcelona, giving

them an away goal advantage.

So, Barcelona will line up at the Camp Nou on

Tuesday evening with many feeling that they

already have one foot in the semi-final. A

Suárez-assisted Luke Shaw own-goal was the

difference in terms of scoreline, but United

will take some hope from their comeback in

Paris. Real quality was in short supply

tonight, with a defensive mistake looking

more likely to cause trouble for the

goalkeepers, but there was always something

To keep our attention fixed.

Solskjaer’s assessment

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