The Champions League group.stage matches continues today after a scintillating Tuesday night packed with lots of thrills and actions and a first Messi goal in Parisen Colours.
The French giants best Guardiola at his tactics as they beat Manchester City 2-0 on their home turf. On the other side of Europe, Real Madrid saw a shocking 1-2 defeat from Moldovan Champions Sheriff in their own city.
Wednesday fixtures kicked off at 8 p.m. with Manchester United still searching for their first Champions League win as they hosted Villarreal at Old Trafford. United were looking to avoid PTSD as this was a side which beat them on penalties to win the Europa League title. They face again in the Champions League and United needed a win to bolster their confidence after three losses in a row.
Villarreal pressed Man United in the first half and often exploited Dalot's poor positioning which nearly cost Man United the game. Though the Red Devils fought back, they were not able to link up properly to create a consistent threat to Unai Emery's organised defence. Eventually, Paco Alacer gave them the lead few minutes into the second half.
An intelligent set piece combo featuring Bruno Fernandes and Alex Telles put United level as Telles converted Bruno's excellent free-kick with a volley into the back of the net. Man United picked pace after that and late into stoppage time, Ronaldo rose above it all once again to give United the win.
Meanwhile, far away into Italy at the City of Turin, Chelsea failed to continue their perfect start into the UCL campaign when they paid visit to the Allianz Arena to face Juventus in Group H.
The blues were humbled by an only goal by Italian Star Chiesa, few minutes into the second half. An organised Allegri defence kept Tuchel's men at bay as The Old Ladies came out victorious over the defending Champions.
Group F & Group H Table As Ronaldo Secures Victory For United While Chelsea Loses In Turin.
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