Who said Germans don’t have a sense of humour?, Not Rant at least. Coming a week after Bayern Munich’s “beautiful defeat” at Old Trafford, which sent the Germans into the Champions League semi-final, Bild magazine celebrates the game… in Lego.
Sir Alex Ferguson blamed “typical Germans” for Manchester United’s exit from the Champions League last night but he needs to look closer to home before playing the blame game. In a season of mediocrity by United’s very high standards Ferguson’s search for answers lies within, not in the decisions of referees or actions of opponents. [...]
Manchester United’s goalscorers Nani and Darron Gibson reacted to the side being knocked out of the Champions League on away goals with renewed determination to win at home. The pair’s first half strikes sent United into three goal lead before Bayern Munich’s comeback ended the Reds participation in this year’s competition. Nani “We’re feeling bad [...]
Old Trafford rocked to the sound of a storming Wayne Rooney-inspired start as Darron Gibson’s early strike, followed by Nani’s flicked goal handed Manchester United the perfect platform. But a third inside the first half only precipitated Bayern Munich’s stunning comeback as Louis van Gaal’s Germans knocked United out of the Champions League. Ferguson, having [...]
Indicators suggest that Wayne Rooney will be in Manchester United’s matchday squad for tonight’s Champions League quarter-final second leg tie with Bayern Munich. The striker, injured eight days ago, attended today’s central Manchester team meeting and took part in yesterday’s informal 11-a-side youth team training match. But should Sir Alex Ferguson risk long-term injury to [...]
Manchester United head into the Champions League quarter-final second leg against Bayern Munich a goal down, shorn of its best player and seemingly shattered. Two defeats in a week have left United teetering on the brink in the Premier League and Europe, with fatigue and confidence conspiring against Sir Alex Ferguson’s side. United’s 2-1 defeat [...]
Wayne Rooney will have an MRI scan on his injured right ankle today after his Manchester United team lands back in England today. The 34-goal striker badly twisted the ankle in the build up to Bayern Munich’s second goal in the Allianz Arena last night. United fear ankle ligament damage, which will keep the player [...]
Darren Fletcher says that Bayern Munich taught his Manchester United team a lesson in the Allianz Arena last night as the Reds went down 2-1 to the German giants. United, poor from start to finish, must overcome a first leg deficit a week from today if Sir Alex Ferguson’s men are to progress to [...]