Juventus vs. Manchester United - Football Match Report

Juventus vs. Manchester United - Football Match Report

"The thing that is a massive eye-opener for me now is I remember when he first came his talent was arguably one of the biggest talents that we've seen at United for a long time; to have him and Wayne [Rooney] in the same team was wonderful when you look back".

Manchester Utd manager Jose Mourinho had a few words for Juventus players after his side beat them 2-1 in Turin.

FW Jesse Lingard, 6 - Back in the team after seven games out but started well, finding pockets of space in the first half, particularly when United were trying to break.

"As soon as there was the free-kick in there, I had the confidence that I had to take it", he said following United's 2-1 Champions League victory.

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"So I tried to do what I do in training a lot of times, practicing, practicing".

With Fellaini and Pogba lurking nearby, the ball eventually being bundled over the line by Juventus midfielder Alex Sandro on 89 minutes, and United hung on through almost 5 minutes of stoppage time for the win.

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci angrily approached Mourinho as he cupped his ear at the Bianconeri fans and the United coach was escorted off the pitch by a Uefa official and some members of his staff.

"And [Juventus] are a top team for many years now".

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It was Juventus' first defeat in any competition this season.

In fact, Mourinho tends to enjoy visiting The Etihad as he has lost only three of his ten managerial visits to City - won four, drawn three - and he is yet to lose there as manager of Manchester United manager.

Unfortunately for United, if City create chances like Juve did - and the Italian champions had two other clear-cut openings as well as their goal - then City will score.

It was a disappointing week for Juventus Women as we were beaten 3-0 by Milan on Sunday.

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Allegri was asked if he would have reacted similarly to Mourinho. His effort on Wednesday - the pass from Bonucci, the run from Ronaldo and then to volley the ball as it was coming over his head - was just unbelievable. A ball into the box was headed on by Marouane Fellaini and Sandro got the final touch as the ball was bundled over the line. "Then if they are better than us they win, if they have more potential than us, they win, if we make mistakes and pay for the mistakes we lose but I want the feeling, it doesn't matter where we go, that we go to compete and this is the feeling the Manchester United supporters around the world want to have".

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