Manchester United’s Champions League dream is over.Source:Getty Images. MANCHESTER, England-- It could have been a week that proved Manchester United are on the right track under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, but instead, their season is … A direct free-kick goal from Deniz Türüç – the first to be scored in the Champions League against United since Franck Ribéry in March 2010 – was replied by Daniel James, who scored at home for the first time since August 2019. Manchester United scramble for answers after Champions League exit. Marcus Rashford: Manchester United Are Close To Winning Trophies Dec 19, 2020, 04:19pm EST Manchester United Need To Free Up Wages In The January Transfer Window It could have been 3-0 moments later when Emil Forsberg ahot wide from close range with the goal at his mercy. This was the first time since both legs of the quarter-finals in 2002–03 that they conceded three or more goals in consecutive Champions League games while Solskjær became the first manager of an English club to lose at least six times in his first 10 Champions League games, having lost in 2018–19 on his first – against Paris Saint-Germain at home as well – and both of the season's quarter-final matches versus Barcelona.[35]. In this game, Başakşehir scored their first ever goal in the Champions League, made by former Chelsea forward Demba Ba, and claimed their first point – as well as their first win – in the competition. Needing just a draw to progress to the last 16, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side conceded twice inside 13 minutes to leave their hopes in tatters before RB Leipzig added what ultimately turned out to be the killer third with 20 minutes left. Manchester United, led by forward Bruno Fernandes, faces Red Bull Leipzig in a UEFA Champions League group stage match at Red Bull Arena in Leipzig, Germany, on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 … Great Manchester United Champions League goals. For this round, they were drawn against Championship side Watford. Thursday 8 October 2020 10:56. All statistics correct as of 20 December 2020. Golf news 2020: Tiger Woods’ ex-wife Elin Nordegren, girlfri... Find out more about our policy and your choices, including how to opt-out. Head-to-head away goals: Paris Saint-Germain 1, RB Leipzig 0. Fee reported as €15 million, plus €5 million in add-ons. H » RB Leipzig-Manchester United Paris Saint-Germain-Istanbul Basaksehir Preview [20], Manchester United received a bye to the third round of the 2020–21 EFL Cup, having finished third in the 2019–20 Premier League and thus qualified for the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League. [1] Aston Villa's Ollie Watkins scored the only goal of the game in the 16th minute. The loss eliminated the Red Devils from the annual European soccer tournament. Pogba, whose agent has said the midfielder is “unhappy” at Old Trafford, started on the bench, but his late header gave United hope in Germany. [17], United got the right to enter the 2020–21 FA Cup in the Third Round Proper along with the other Premier League and Championship clubs. Nationwide News Pty Limited Copyright © 2020. In the second half, the visitors produced yet another comeback to win 3–1; Pogba and Mason Greenwood scored their first league goals of the season, before Rashford sealed the club's ninth straight away victory in the league. Click to view the Man. The draw took place on 6 September 2020 and paired United with the winners of the second round tie between Reading and Luton Town, both of the Championship. [10] Before the international break, United travelled to Everton. [16] On 20 December, United went rampant as they beat their "Roses" rival Leeds United 6–2 at home. On the third match, United lost 2–1 to host İstanbul Başakşehir, which featured former United defender Rafael. [+] Konate of RB Leipzig during the UEFA Champions League Group H stage match between RB Leipzig and Manchester United at Red Bull Arena on December 08, 2020 in … The hosts took the lead with just two minutes gone as Marcel Sabitzer’s cross-field pass was met by left-back Angelino and his left-foot strike flew past David de Gea. United needed just one point to secure safe passage through to the last 16 but crumbled under the pressure. RELATED: World reacts as ref chaos rocks football, United’s pain was Leipzig’s gain.Source:AFP. RB Leipzig sent Manchester United packing from the Champions League with a huge 3-2 win that sees them into the knockout rounds of the Champions League from … Sports Quiz / Manchester United 2020-21 Champions League Starting XIs Random Sports or Premier League Quiz Can you name every Man United starting XI from their 2020-21 Champions League campaign? A NOTE ABOUT RELEVANT ADVERTISING: We collect information about the content (including ads) you use across this site and use it to make both advertising and content more relevant to you on our network and other sites. Fernandes scored in the 20th minute before Victor Lindelöf scored his first goal of the season to put United 4–0 up after just 37 minutes. The German club’s victory avenged their 5-0 drubbing by United at Old Trafford in October. After Harry Maguire equalised with a header midway through the first half, Fernandes had a penalty saved by Newcastle goalkeeper Karl Darlow in the second, the first he had failed to score since joining the club in February. Solskjaer's side lacked fluidity with his men languishing behind their rivals in the race for a Champions League spot. The official Manchester United website with news, fixtures, videos, tickets, live match coverage, match highlights, player profiles, transfers, shop and more [12] On 29 November, United visited Southampton. Three minutes later, Stuart Dallas scored Leeds' second to close the match. Rashford's two goals and Martial's first league goal of the season were enough to cancel out David McGoldrick's brace and keep Sheffield United winless after their first 13 league games of the season. Getty Images. Rashford's hat-trick was the first scored by a United substitute since current manager Solskjær did so against Nottingham Forest in 1999. The visitors won 3–1; Fernandes scored his first brace of the season before Edinson Cavani sealed the victory deep into the added time with his first United goal. RB Leipzig held off a late rally to beat Manchester United 3-2 in the group stage of the Champions League. The draw for the group stage took place in Geneva, Switzerland on 1 October 2020. La partita è in programma il giorno 8 dicembre alle ore 21:00 allo stadio Red Bull Arena di Leipzig. United squad for this season’s UEFA Champions League, including the latest injury updates. [9] The result meant the club had failed to win any of their first three home league games for the first time since 1972–73; however, the result also extended United's unbeaten league record against Chelsea to six matches, with the most recent defeat coming in November 2017, while Chelsea had not won a league match at Old Trafford since the 2012–13 season. In the first group match, United got a 2–1 away win at Paris Saint-Germain; goals from Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford cancelled out Anthony Martial's own goal. He eventually scored in the 86th minute, followed by goals from Aaron Wan-Bissaka in the 90th – the first of his senior career – and Rashford in the sixth minute of added time. Europe » Champions League - 2020/2021 - Champions League Grp. Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann boosted his attack by bringing on forwards Yussuf Poulsen and Kluivert, who snapped up a Sabitzer cross and chipped De Gea with 69 minutes gone. It was Manchester United's joint-biggest defeat in the Premier League, matching the scoreline from the Manchester derby in 2011, as well as the heaviest defeat under either Ole Gunnar Solskjær as manager or Ed Woodward as executive vice-chairman. The draw for the group stage took place in Geneva, Switzerland on 1 October 2020. [14] The next week, United were held 0–0 at home by derby rivals Manchester City; this was the first derby played at Old Trafford to end goalless since October 2015, and it was United's third consecutive clean sheet against City in all competitions, the longest since a run of four – all in the league – between 1994 and 1995. This page was last edited on 21 December 2020, at 21:30. This is their 23rd UEFA Champions League campaign, more than any English club. United scored two late goals via Fernandes and Pogba but their Champions League time was up before they could get the equaliser needed to progress. The club is participating in the Premier League, the EFL Cup and UEFA Europa League, and will also take part in the FA Cup. A shock defeat to Istanbul, and a disappointing loss at home to PSG, means three teams are vying for the top two spots in Group H. 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[30] It was United's eighth hat-trick in the Champions League, scored by six different players. MANCHESTER: Paris Saint-Germain took a huge step towards avoiding an embarrassing early exit from the Champions League as Neymar scored twice in a 3-1 win away to Manchester United … This will be their fifth Europa League campaign, having also entered in the knockout phase in 2011–12 and 2015–16 as well as starting at the group stage during their 2016–17 winning campaign and 2019–20. Dec. 3 (UPI) --Brazilian striker Neymar Jr. scored twice to lead Paris Saint-Germain to a vital victory over Manchester United in the group stage of the 2020-21 UEFA Champions League. United qualified for the 2020–21 UEFA Champions League after finishing third in the 2019–20 Premier League. The Red Devils' European fate hangs in the balance despite their strong start to the group stage. [26], In the quarter-finals, United were again given an away draw, this time against fellow Premier League club Everton.[27]. As United searched for a last-minute winning goal, the referee blew the final whistle with the score at 2–2, only for the VAR to award a penalty to United for a handball by Neal Maupay. The 2020–21 season is Manchester United's 29th season in the Premier League and their 46th consecutive season in the top flight of English football. Manchester United have been dealt a double-injury blow ahead of their crucial Champions League tie on Tuesday night. [22] United took the lead just before half-time through a Juan Mata penalty kick. Trailed 2–0 at half-time by goals from Jan Bednarek and James Ward-Prowse, United came back to win 3–2 via Fernandes and a brace from Cavani. A retaken penalty from Fernandes – given after Albion's goalkeeper, former United shot stopper Sam Johnstone stepped out of the line before saving the first – secured United's maiden home league win of the season. After United forward Anthony Martial was sent off for slapping Erik Lamela in the face, Harry Kane scored a brace, Son added a second goal and Serge Aurier also scored to give Tottenham a 6–1 win.