Manchester United were not able to win Young Boys at home in their last group stage game.
Young Boys held Manchester United to a 1-1 draw in their Champions League game on Wednesday. The Red Devils still qualified as group leaders, but it was not a good display from Ralf Rangnick’s side.
Rangnick can’t get his second win!
Manchester United went into the game with several key changes to their lineup. De Gea, Bruno Fernandes, and Cristiano Ronaldo were not in the team’s squad for the game.
The Red Devils dominated the possession at the beginning of the game. Mason Greenwood scored the opening goal for the Man United in the ninth minute.
Following a cross from Luke Shaw, the 20-year-old scored a spectacular volley to break the deadlock. Man United continued their attacks to double their leads. However, the Swiss outfit got the equalizer three minutes before the interval.
Fabian Rieder got the ball behind the hosts’ box after Donny Van de Beek gifted out the possession. The Young Boys striker curled the ball into the top-right corner with a stunning strike to make it 1-1.
Both teams pushed to get the winner in the second half. Rangnick substituted five players, including goalkeeper Henderson, to rest some legs ahead of his side’s next league game. Young Boys had more than a few decent chances to win the game. However, they were not clinical enough, and the game ended in a stalemate.
Despite the draw, Manchester United qualified as the Group F winners. UEFA postponed the game between Atalanta and Villarreal due to heavy snow in Bergamo. The winner of the game, which is scheduled for Thursday night, will qualify as the second team, while Young Boys have already crashed out of the competition.
Manchester United will play against Norwich City on Saturday. The Red Devils will then prepare to face Brentford on December 14.
Manchester United: Henderson (6), Wan-Bissaka (7), Bailly (7), Matic (5), Shaw (6), Diallo (6), Mata (6), Van de Beek (6), Elanga (6), Lingard (7), Greenwood (8).
Bench: Iqbal (6), Savage (6), Mengi (6), Heaton (7), Shoretire (6).
Young Boys: Faivre (7); Maceiras (6), Camara (6), Lustenberger (6), Lefort (6); Pereira (7), Aebischer (7); Elia (6), Rieder (7), Ngamaleu (7); Siebatcheu (6).
Bench: Maier (6), Sierro (7), Hefri (6), Lauper (6), Kanga (5).
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