Manchester United came from behind to beat Barcelona at Old Trafford and progress to the Europa League last 16, sealing a 2-1 win on the night and a 4-3 aggregate victory. Bruno Fernandes had a glorious chance to put United ahead early after being put through by Casemiro. A mistake from De Gea also presented the visitors the chance to kill the tie, kicking straight to Sergi Roberto. CB: Raphael Varane - 8/10 - Really impressive on the ball, at one point galloping deep into the Barcelona half. Barcelona player ratings (4-3-3)GK: Marc-Andre ter Stegen - 6/10 - Made a big early save that allowed Barcelona to take the lead, but stood little chance with either United goal.
Four of the eight 2022/23 Champions League groups are now complete after the first half of matchday six was played out across Europe on Tuesday night. Brugge were already going through to the next phase of the Champions League whatever happened here. Group CBayern Munich 2-0 InterBayern Munich completed a perfect run in the Champions League group stage with a 2-0 win over Inter at the Allianz Arena. That meant that Europa League football was always the next step for the fallen giants, regardless of this result. Defeat would have meant dropping out of the Champions League and potentially out of Europe altogether.4 months ago Sport.co.uk
When Alex de Minaur found out about the United Cup launching in Australia this summer, he didn’t have to think twice about signing up. Australia has landed in a strong Group D, alongside Spain and Great Britain, for the round-robin stage of the mixed team event. De Minaur believes these results prove that Australia is a United Cup contender. “To get the chance to represent our country here at home in Australia is going to be great. I’d be potentially making my debut on the mixed doubles court,” he explained.3 months ago Sport.co.uk
Rodrigo's fine strike 20 minutes from time earned Leeds United a 2-2 draw against struggling West Ham United at Elland Road. The Whites were good value for their lead in an attacking sense but West Ham always looked capable of getting back into the game. Gianluca Scamacca celebrates giving West Ham the lead | George Wood/GettyImagesJust moments into the second half, West Ham took the lead after some calamitous defending from the hosts. West Ham were on top as Leeds struggled to keep hold of the ball, but the Hammers' defensive frailties reared their head once more as the home side levelled the scores with 20 minutes remaining. Nottingham Forest's win over Southampton means West Ham are now outside of the relegation zone only on goal difference, while Leeds are 14th but are win-less in four.2 months ago Sport.co.uk
A barrage of Tozer throw-ins kicked off the second half, but Ahmedhodzic put Sheffield United ahead five minutes in, firing home after a smart pass from McAtee. Sheffield United player ratings (3-5-2)GK: Adam Davies - 7/10 - Not particularly busy but made an excellent save to deny Mullin's second penalty. Max Lowe (77' for Ahmedhodzic) - 6/10 - Didn't do a whole lot. CM: Luke Young - 7/10 - Really put himself about in the second half as Wrexham grew into the game. ST: Paul Mullin - 7/10 - Predictably isolated but put in an absolute monster shift.1 month ago Sport.co.uk
(Star)Paris Saint-Germain could emerge as an option for unsettled Manchester City star Bernardo Silva, who has been keen on joining Barcelona in the past. Also on the agenda, Man Utd contract talks, Mason Mount's future, Andrey Santos & more! Manchester United are considering Leeds goalkeeper Illan Meslier, 22, as a potential replacement for David de Gea should the Spaniard leave Old Trafford. The Hammers are even rumoured to be watching Kalvin Phillips, who has struggled since joining Manchester City last summer. (Caught Offside)Crystal Palace and West Ham could pursue Bristol City midfielder Alex Scott, valued at £20m by the Championship club.1 month ago Sport.co.uk