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  • Manchester United 3-3 Basel: Welbeck double, Young last-gasp header

    Manchester United held to a draw at home. Had a 2-0 lead in the first half, Chelsea finally be satisfied with the final score 3-3.

    MU created two goals in one minute intervals, ie, through Danny Welbeck in minute 17 and 18. However, the 'Red Devils' show their ugly face on defense.

    Several times the Basel successfully deliver threats and create opportunities. MU eventually convicted in the second round after Alex Frei and Fabian Frei and make the position turned into 2-3.

    Luckily for United, they have Ashley Young. Midfielder numbered 18 was featured as a rescue on 89 minutes through a header. The final score was as strong 3-3.

    With this result, Manchester United retained the top three standings of Group C with a value of 2. Meanwhile, Basel still lead the standings with a value of 4, or equal to that of Benfica, who at the same time a 1-0 win over Otelul Galati.

    The game

    In a match that took place at Old Trafford Stadium, Tuesday (27/09/2011), United direct hit since the beginning of Basel's defense. Both the wing, Ashley Young and Antonio Valencia, a lot of feeds into the penalty box.

    In the early minutes, opportunities could be achieved by Valencia, when he welcomed the Young's cross at the far post. However, his header was deviated from the goal.

    The first goal occurred in the 17th minute with a puncture from the right side begins. The ball is then given to Fabio da Silva is in the box, who then gave it to Ryan Giggs. Last name immediately gave the ball straight to Welbeck who finish with a left leg kick.

    MU only takes a minute to double the advantage. Bait Giggs from the left side received by Welbeck at the far post. With a right-foot shot, managed to thrill the nets Welbeck Basel.

    2-0, MU's defense could get the exams from the front players Basel. The left wing, Jacques Zoua, could get a chance when pierced from the left side and past Rio Ferdinand. However, the kick was wide.

    Alexander Frei could also get a chance. But his header welcomes feedback Zoua still soar above the crossbar.

    In the second half, Young had scored, but was eventually disallowed because the winger was numbered 18 in the off-side position. Basel who ended up getting the first golden chance in the second round.

    At minute 51, Marco Streller entering from the right side and not guarded faced with David De Gea. He delivered a hard right leg kick, but De Gea could still block the kick with his feet.

    Two minutes later, Young's breakthrough send feedback to Giggs who ran in from the right side. Unfortunately for Giggs, kick welcomes feedback leads right into the catchment Sommer.

    Basel ultimately minimize the position on 58 minutes through Fabian Frei. These goals came from a corner kick. The ball fell to the feet of effluent directly Frei who slammed the ball towards goal with a right leg kick. Score changed to 2-1.

    It only took two minutes to create the position to be 2-2. A cross from the right side directly headlong by Alex Frei to the left side of De Gea. Nets host vibrate and are now equally strong position.

    Basel eventually reverse the situation on 76 minutes when Valencia's offense in the penalty box. Basel to get a penalty. Alex Frei, who advanced into the executor managed to do a good job. The position turned into a 3-2 to Basel.

    Manchester United get a lifeline on 89 minutes. Nani, who had entered in the second half, giving the feed to the far post and there was Young. Through a header, Young also makes the position to be 3-3. The score is also survived until the long whistle sounded, Manchester United survived the defeat.

    Teams Line-up:

    Manchester United: David De Gea, Rio Ferdinand, Phil Jones, Patrice Evra, Fabio Da Silva (Nani 70), Anderson (Dimitar Berbatov 82), Michael Carrick, Antonio Valencia, Ashley Young, Ryan Giggs (Park Ji-Sung 61), Danny Welbeck.

    FC Basel: Yann Sommer, Aleksandar Dragovic, David Abraham, Park Joo-Ho, Markus Steinhofer, Granite Xhaka, Cabral, Jacques Zoua, Fabian Frei (Scott Chipperfield 77), Alexander Frei (Taulant Xhaka 89), Marco Streller (Ryong Pak 81 ).


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