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Michael Carrick’s first game in charge sees United advance to the UCL knockout stages

Michael Jones
Tuesday 23 November 2021 21:48
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Michael Carrick’s first game in charge of Manchester United saw the caretaker boss lead the club into the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday night, his players securing a 2-0 win at Villarreal.

Former United midfielder Carrick replaced Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the dugout following the Norwegian’s sacking on Sunday, and the team’s performance here was similar to many showings under their now-ex-coach; United were disjointed for much of the game, before Cristiano Ronaldo did what he has done so many times this season by scoring late on to break the deadlock. Jadon Sancho then netted his first goal in a United shirt in the final minute, sealing the victory and securing the Red Devils a spot in the knockout stages of the competition.

It is unclear how long Carrick will be in charge of United, with reports suggesting that the club’s hierarchy could appoint a different interim coach until the end of the season before seeking a permanent successor to Solskjaer. Mauricio Pochettino has been linked to United, with our own Melissa Reddy reporting that the PSG boss could leave his current side to move to Old Trafford before next summer. However, Pochettino insisted on Tuesday evening that he is “so happy” in Paris. Follow all the fallout from United’s win against Villarreal.


Chelsea 3 - 0 Juventus

90 mins: Five minutes of added time to close out this game. Five minutes too many for Juventus who’ve been played off the park by Chelsea tonight.

Michael Jones23 November 2021 21:48

Chelsea 3 - 0 Juventus

87 mins: Save! It should four! Werner gets the ball and brings it to the front edge of the box before sending a beautifully weighted pass into the box for Ziyech. He runs onto the pass and hits a first time left-footed effort but can’t beat Szczesny who drops to his right and keeps the ball out with a strong right hand!

Michael Jones23 November 2021 21:45

Chelsea 3 - 0 Juventus

84 mins: Juventus win a corner and Chelsea don’t deal with it properly. The goalkeeper comes out to claim the ball but it gets headed out of the box but Chalobah, I think. The ball bounces nicely for McKennie who rattles it back at goal and draws Mendy into a sharp save as he pushes the ball over the crossbar!

Michael Jones23 November 2021 21:41

Chelsea 3 - 0 Juventus

81 mins: Arthur is dispossessed deep in his own half and Timo Werner takes the ball into the box before having a his shot blocked and cleared. He’d love to get on the scoresheet tonight.

Michael Jones23 November 2021 21:37

Chelsea 3 - 0 Juventus

79 mins: Saul Niguez comes on to replace Jorginho and Mason Mount takes the place of Callum Hudson-Odoi for Chelsea. Not bad substitutes to come on when you’re three goals up.

Kean attempts to take on Thiago Silva but the Chelsea man squeezes in front of the attacker and draws him into a foul. Smart defending.

Michael Jones23 November 2021 21:35

Chelsea 3 - 0 Juventus

76 mins: Chelsea win a free just inside Juve’s final third. Ziyech and James discuss how to play it before Ziyech swings a left-footed ball into the middle of the box. The visitors clear it without too much trouble though.

Michael Jones23 November 2021 21:33

Chelsea 3 - 0 Juventus

73 mins: It’s Cesar Azpilicueta who replaces Ben Chilwell at left wingback which is a different role for him. Timo Werner also comes on and replaces Christian Pulisic.

Michael Jones23 November 2021 21:30

Chelsea 3 - 0 Juventus

70 mins: Chilwell limps off the pitch with the help of the physios. It looks like his right knee is the problem. Marcos Alonso is hurriedly getting stripped to come on.

Arthur is also on for Juve with Locatelli the man replaced.

Michael Jones23 November 2021 21:27

Chelsea 3 - 0 Juventus

67 mins: Ziyech is fine to continue but Ben Chilwell has gone down in the middle of the pitch. He seems more hurt with a possible knee injury and Christian Pulisic calls for the medics again. The game is paused why Chilwell gets treatment.

Moise Kean is on for Juventus replacing Alvaro Morata.

Michael Jones23 November 2021 21:25

Chelsea 3 - 0 Juventus

64 mins: Hakim Ziyech flies towards the edge of the box but gets crowded out by Rabiot and De Ligt. He wants a penalty as he hits the deck but the referee plays on. Ziyech stays down and the physios are called on to take a look at him.

Michael Jones23 November 2021 21:21

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