Manchester United match 1999 heroics with late Juve comeback | Soccer


Manchester United’s late comeback win over Juventus on Wednesday noticed them accomplish one thing they hadn’t managed because the well-known 1999 Champions League ultimate towards Bayern Munich. 

Cristiano Ronaldo’s sensational objective had given Juventus the lead in Turin, however the Italian aspect have been shocked late by Juan Mata’s 86th-minute free-kick and an personal objective from Alex Sandro within the 90th minute.

With the 2-1 consequence, United gained a Champions League recreation with two targets within the ultimate 5 minutes for the primary time because the 1998-9 ultimate.

On that well-known evening in Barcelona, Teddy Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scored in damage time to show a one-goal deficit right into a treble-clinching 2-1 victory. 

United didn’t practically win such a big prize on Wednesday however the victory did put them in a very good place to qualify out of Group H, with Jose Mourinho’s aspect now in second place on seven factors via 4 video games. 

Juventus, who stay in first place on 9 factors, had not conceded in 356 minutes of Champions League play this season previous to Mata’s objective, then conceded their second simply three minutes and 30 seconds later. 

It was additionally Juve’s first dwelling defeat within the Champions League group stage because the 2009-10 season, once they fell to Bayern Munich in Turin. 

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