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Maroune Fellaini’s last-minute winner sees Manchester United through to knockout stages

Relive all the action from Old Trafford

Harry Latham-Coyle
Tuesday 27 November 2018 15:55
Man United v Young Boys - Champions League match preview

Jose Mourinho let his pent-up anger out on some water bottle holders after dreadful Manchester United rode their luck to seal progress to the Champions League last-16 through Marouane Fellaini's late strike against Young Boys.

With Juventus beating Valencia in the other Group H match, United knew victory against the Swiss champions - a side they beat 3-0 in Switzerland - would have secured progress with a match to spare.

But Mourinho's underperforming side lacked creativity, cohesion and confidence against a Young Boys side displaying all those characteristics, only for Fellaini to secure a lucky 1-0 win and progress to the knockout phase in stoppage time.

The United manager's frustration had been growing throughout the match and his angry celebration said it all as he kicked one water bottle carrier and threw another into the floor.

Victory meant United head to Valencia next month with progress assured, but Tuesday's performance raises more questions than answers given their tepid response to Saturday's goalless draw with struggling Crystal Palace.


When is it?

Manchester United vs Young Boys gets underway at 20:00 GMT at Old Trafford on Tuesday 27 November.

Where can I watch it?

BT Sport will be showing live coverage on BT Sport 2 and online on the BT Sport app for customers.


Manchester United to win: 1/4

Young Boys to win: 10/1

Draw: 5/1


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The Champions League is back! Headlining our live blog action tonight is Manchester United vs Young Boys and Lyon vs Manchester City. City have nine points from their opening four games and another point here would guarantee their progress to the last 16, despite that slip up against Lyon when these two sides met at the Etihad. United's position is a little more precarious, and they cannot afford to slip up against the Group H stragglers if they are to come through their three-way battle with Juventus and Valencia, who meet tonight in Turin. Harry will be along shortly with all the team news and build-up to kick-off at 8pm GMT

Lawrence Ostlere27 November 2018 18:00

Team news

Lyon vs Manchester City

Jack Watson27 November 2018 18:47

Evening all...

Yes, the Champions League is back! It is a Tuesday night, both Manchester clubs are in action and there are a host of other games on as well.

As you can see the Manchester City team is out already and we are expecting confirmation of the three other starting lineups imminently, so let's get to it...

Harry Latham-Coyle27 November 2018 18:53


Here's how the hosts line up in Lyon. They include former City centre-half Jason Denayer in their back five.

Harry Latham-Coyle27 November 2018 18:56


Lineups are in from Old Trafford, too.

Jose Mourinho's side looks like this:

Harry Latham-Coyle27 November 2018 18:58


The Swiss visitors have named their team, too, on a team sheet which helpfully visualises both sides in graphical form...

Harry Latham-Coyle27 November 2018 18:59

After Manchester United's dramatic win in Turin, a victory tonight could take them through to the knockout stages should Valencia fail to win at Juventus tonight. That is also an 8pm kick-off, and we will have score updates of all the fixtures being played in the competition this evening at half-time and after the full-time whistle blows...

Harry Latham-Coyle27 November 2018 19:07

Manchester City are almost assured of qualification.

Despite losing against their opponents tonight, they lead the group on nine points and a draw in Lyon this evening would be enough to progress.

But Pep Guardiola and his team will be looking for a win...

Harry Latham-Coyle27 November 2018 19:09

BSC Young Boys are Manchester United's opponents this evening. Based in Bern, they won the Swiss Super League last season and are already 16 points clear after just 15 games this.

One of their key attacking influences is Miralem Sulejmani, who very nearly joined West Ham in 2010 while at Ajax. The Serbian winger agreed a move to England on loan, but was denied a work permit.

Harry Latham-Coyle27 November 2018 19:17

Harry Latham-Coyle27 November 2018 19:24

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