Young Boys Stun Man United In Champions League Clash
Young Boys’ US forward Jordy Siebatcheu Pefok (C) celebrates after scoring a goal with teammates during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match against Manchester United at Wankdorf Stadium in Bern, on September 14, 2021. SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP

Substitute Jordan Siebatcheu hit with the last kick of the game as Swiss side Young Boys asserted an electrifying 2-1 Champions League prevail upon 10-man Manchester United on Tuesday after Cristiano Ronaldo had before opened the scoring.

USA striker Siebatcheu jumped on Jesse Lingard’s short back-pass to fold the ball past David de Gea briefly victor before a dazed group at the Wankdorf Stadium.

Ronaldo had before put United ahead with his third objective in two games since getting back to Old Trafford.

In any case, the match depended on Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s shipping off late in the principal half for a perilous tackle on Young Boys midfielder Christopher Martins which gave Young Boys trust.

The hosts hit back to level in the second half through Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu and Ronaldo was subbed before Siebatcheu got the victor.

It is a horrible beginning for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in Group F, particularly with harder tests liable to come against Atalanta and Villarreal.

Ronaldo basically added to his insights — he is the Champions League’s unequaled record scorer and presently has 135 objectives in the opposition, 15 a larger number of than his old adversary Lionel Messi.

He will be 37 right on time one year from now however his strive after achievement in Europe’s world class club contest knows no limits and he plainly felt getting back to Old Trafford allowed him a superior opportunity of winning a 6th European Cup than if he remained at Juventus.

In any case, it is 10 years since United were a genuine power in the Champions League and this is one more frustrating European outcome for them.

Young men won their fourth consecutive Swiss title last prepare however have since lost their top scorer, Cameroon’s Jean-Pierre Nsame, to a genuine physical issue while mentor Gerardo Seoane withdrew for Bayer Leverkusen.

He has been supplanted in the Swiss capital by David Wagner, the German-conceived previous USA worldwide and once manager of Huddersfield Town in the Premier League.

Red Card Changes Game

While on paper this was an undeniable befuddle, Young Boys had uproarious help behind them in a loaded arena with Covid limitations in Switzerland presently facilitated.

Anyway United hushed the group as they took an early lead, Bruno Fernandes conveying a superb pass with the outside of his right boot from the left for Ronaldo to take in behind Ulisses Garcia at the back post and score.

Goalkeeper David von Ballmoos connected with the shot yet neglected to keep it out and Ronaldo had the principal objective of this present season’s Champions League.

Manchester United’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Manchester United’s French midfielder Paul Pogba after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match against Young Boys at Wankdorf Stadium in Be.
Manchester United’s Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates with Manchester United’s French midfielder Paul Pogba after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match against Young Boys at Wankdorf Stadium in Bern, on September 14, 2021. SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP

He has now scored in the Champions League in 16 straight seasons, and he had one more shot saved toward the finish of a speedy break forward, soon after Switzerland winger Christian Fassnacht had tried David de Gea at the opposite end.

By then, it appeared to be just a short time before the guests took out their rivals on the break, however at that point came the shipping off of Wan-Bissaka in the 35th moment.

The full-back’s studs got Luxembourg worldwide Martins over the left lower leg, and French official Francois Letexier had no real option except to show a straight red card.

Solskjaer quickly eliminated Jadon Sancho to send on a substitution right-back in Diogo Dalot. He then, at that point welcomed on Raphael Varane for the subsequent half instead of Donny van de Beek, who had been given his initial beginning this season.

That implied a back five for the subsequent half, with Ronaldo left alone forthcoming, while Young Boys pushed forward searching for an equalizer that came in the 66th moment when Ngamaleu got before Varane and nudged home Meschack Elia’s cross from the right to the enjoyment of the home fans.

Ronaldo fell off in the 72nd moment and right toward the finish of five added minutes, Young Boys won it as Lingard gave the ideal help to Siebatcheu.

 

AFP

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