Manchester United were the smiling lads this time round. This is after their last minute efforts enabled them secure a well deserved win over stubborn Juventus. Juventus came into the game as the favorites considering their new star signing Cristiano Ronaldo and their home advantage.
The game started on a high note with both teams showing off their prowess. Juventus seemed to be the on fire with their never ending attacking form. The game felts like a raging storm. This is after Dyabala from Juventus rattled the United post with a powerful left foot shot from inside the box.
What is a game without goals? Juventus did not disappoint after a superb strike from Cristiano Ronaldo in the 64th minute. This put Juventus ahead on the scoring list.
Manchester United’s efforts did not go unnoticed in the 85th minute after Juan Mata scored a superb free kick goal from outside the Juventus box. Another defensive mistake from Juventus ensured Manchester United got a well deserved goal in the 88th minute.
Manchester United’s coach never fails to surprise. Mourinho started mocking the Juventus fans after the game. This led to an outrage from the Juventus players and Jose was quickly escorted off the pitch by the match officials. Mourinho later apologized for his actions during the encounter.
Manchester United now sit second on the Group H standings with seven points. Juventus on the other lie above them with nine points. The two teams are hoping for a top finish to enable them to qualify for the round of sixteens in the Champions league.