No Manchester United miracle in Munich
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Wednesday] For all of 22 seconds, Manchester United was ahead. A thunderbolt from Patrice Evra gave
United a 1-0 lead at Bayern Munich in the 57th minute of the second leg their UEFA Champions League series, but the Frenchman's poor defending contributed to Mario Mandzukic's equalizer less than a minute later, and the defending champion went on to win, 3-1 (4-2 on aggregate). In Madrid, an early goal from Koke gave Atletico a 1-0 win that
was enough to eliminate Barcelona following their 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou.
After the Bayern equalizer, Dutchman Arjen Robben came to life and set
up Thomas Mueller for the go-ahead goal in the 68th minute and added the third goal himself after a patented run from the right side into the middle and shot
that deflected off a United defender and gave goalie David de Gea no chance.
The win put Atletico into the semifinals of Europe's most important
competition for the first time in 40 years and ended Barca's record string of six straight appearances in the final four.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily MLS All-Star Game averages 833,000 viewers July 31, 6:19 a.m. |
Wednesday's AT&T MLS All-Star Game drew 548,000 viewers for Fox Sports 1's first broadcast of the ... What They're Saying: Hugo Perez July 31, 5:58 a.m.
"I hereby thank the Salvadoran people for their support in regards to the position of national-team ... ICYMI | MLS: Drogba gets a rock-star greeting in Montreal July 31, 5:50 a.m.
Hundreds of fans turned out to welcome Didier Drogba to Montreal. Philly's new signing, Tranquillo Barnetta, ... U.S. Abroad: Torres absent from Copa Libertadores final July 30, 12:23 p.m.
After starting both legs of the semifinals, Jose Torres did not play for Mexico's Tigres in ... MLS honors Rothenberg with legacy award July 30, 12:07 p.m.
MLS founder Alan Rothenberg was named the first recipient of an award that will bear his ... What They're Saying: Prince Ali July 30, 11:59 a.m.
"[Michel] Platini is not good for FIFA, Football's fans and players deserve better. FIFA is engulfed ... MLS All-Star Game Takeaways: Kaka carries All-Stars July 30, 11:47 a.m.
Brazilian star Kaka says he grew up and loved watching U.S. all-star games. He finally got ... ICYMI MLS: Penedo leaves Galaxy, Barnetta goes to Philly July 30, 10:39 a.m.
It looks like Donovan Ricketts could be on his way back to L.A. in the aftermath ... Video Pick: Lloyd golazo ups goal streak to seven games July 29, 11:33 p.m.
If there is one lesson NWSL opponents should have learned from the Women's World Cup, it's ... What They're Saying: Abby Wambach July 29, 11:09 p.m.
"I haven't made a decision about the Olympics next summer and I would have to make ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives