Manchester United 1 Bayern Munich 1 player ratings: Who was United's best player - Nemanja Vidic or Wayne Rooney?
All the player ratings from an entertaining encounter at Old Trafford
James Mariner is a journalist who has been boring The Independent sports desk with mindless statistics since June 2007. Helping with various, wide-ranging desk duties (I made the tea once), supervising workies and the endless researching of panels, James has an unnatural love of all things football, and in particular the Europa League, being a Tottenham Hotspur supporter. He cites Brian Sears and Ledley King among his heroes and can even find something interesting in Burnley v Hull City. On a good day.
Wednesday 02 April 2014
Manchester United may have been backs to the wall at times but came through relatively unharmed to take a draw to the Allianz Arena next week here's all the ratings from the quarter final match up.
Rio Ferdinand and goalscorer Nemanja Vidic were solid at the back for the home side and dealt well with the class of opposition on show meaning that David de Gea had a perhaps a more straight forward night than he might have thought.
Danny Welbeck had a goal disallowed and should have put United ahead in the first half only to fluff his lines but Vidic gave the home fans hope with superb header on the hour mark.
For the German champions, Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben were a threat as ever all night long but failed to properly test De Gea and it was left to Bastian Schweinsteiger to fire home and earn the draw, only to get sent off late on.
But what was each player's contribution like on the night?
Here are all the ratings below...
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