Breaking News


Express Yourself

Your chance to say what you need to.

Create your blog
Default
News Article  | UEFA Champions League

Man United Cruise Past Basel On Their UCL Return

UCL Match Report: Manchester United v FC Basel 12 September 2017

By Soccer Laduma - Sep 12, 2017 10:42 PM

UEFA Champions League 

Result: Manchester United 3 - 0 FC Basel

Date: 12 September 2017

Venue: Old Trafford

Romelu Lukaku scored his first UEFA Champions League goal as Manchester United cruised to a 3-0 win over FC Basel at Old Trafford.

The hosts were up and running early after a flowing move saw Juan Mata delivering a beautiful cross to find Henrikh Mkhitaryan in the Basel box but the midfielder's header went over the crossbar.

United were dealt a blow when star midfielder Paul Pogba was substituted due to injury and was replaced by Marouane Fellaini.

Jose Mourinho’s men were in the mood to play and some neat interplay led to Romelu Lukaku’s cutback being well-struck by Mkhitaryan but his effort hit the upright and the rebound was saved by Tomas Vaclik in the Basel goal.

The breakthrough eventually came for United as Ashley Young’s cross was met by a strong header from first half substitute Fellaini to give the hosts a 1-0 lead.

FC Basel rarely challenged the Manchester United rearguard and the hosts held on to their lead going into the halftime break.

The visitors started the second half the stronger and were knocking on the United door early on.

Much against the run of play United used the wide route and Daley Blind delivered a pinpoint cross to find Romelu Lukaku and the Belgian international headed home to double his side’s lead.

David De Gea who had little to do in the game was called to action in the second half after a brilliantly curled effort from Mohamed Elyounoussi was parried over the bar by the United shot stopper.

Another good piece of play by United mesmerised the Basel defense and was beautifully finished off by Marcus Rashford who had just come on off the bench to seal all three points for Jose Mourinho’s men.  

 


11545 views
 
 
 

Match Centre

133
Manchester United
11665
Full Time
12 Sep 2017 20:45 Old Trafford Champions League Round 1
Basel
Soccer_6_button_2
View Match

35’ Marouane Fellaini

53’ Romelu Lukaku

84’ Marcus Rashford

Related Articles

Comments

Default
mjoster Joined: 14 Apr 2014
No badges available
mjoster Sep 13, 2017 11:02 PM
Martial is an excellent player, all he needs is a manager who can back him and not treat him like dirt each time he doesn't give a World class performance. He is world class no doubt....so is Rashford. difference is Rashford is like the Good Cop liked by all and admired and Martial is the bad cop although just as effective just isn't as likeable by the masses or by Jose in particular and tends to stand by his guns no matter what and aint worried about what anyone thinks of his methods.
Default
LukzBucz Joined: 13 Aug 2015
No badges available
LukzBucz Sep 13, 2017 10:33 AM
United
Default
Kay05 Joined: 13 Sep 2017
No badges available
Kay05 Sep 13, 2017 09:51 AM
Welldone Red Devil #GGMU #The special one
Default
rasehlwa kola Joined: 22 Aug 2016
No badges available
rasehlwa kola Sep 13, 2017 08:32 AM
I just think about they'll have get better and stronger going forward
Default
Bheka Joined: 15 Feb 2010
No badges available
Bheka Sep 13, 2017 08:20 AM
This is the Manchester United I know and fell inlove with when I was a kid. My boys challenge for the top...
Default
O_TH KHOSI Joined: 26 Feb 2015
No badges available
O_TH KHOSI Sep 13, 2017 07:53 AM
508 passes completed. The Rise of Man united. Fellaini 1 goal 1 assist good work
Default
mabilika, Joined: 20 Sep 2016
No badges available
mabilika, Sep 13, 2017 07:50 AM
We are still watching
Default
Schaba Joined: 15 Feb 2010
No badges available
Schaba Sep 13, 2017 07:46 AM
Ncy work boizz
Default
musah005 Joined: 05 Mar 2017
No badges available
musah005 Sep 13, 2017 07:46 AM
Well deserved
Default
Mthoh Khosination Joined: 01 Jun 2017
No badges available
Mthoh Khosination Sep 13, 2017 07:37 AM
#GGMU
Default
Elman Makatu Joined: 13 Jul 2016
No badges available
Elman Makatu Sep 13, 2017 07:36 AM
GGMU. I'm so proud
Default
the great khosiological Joined: 03 Aug 2011
No badges available
the great khosiological Sep 13, 2017 07:18 AM
my Red Devils
Default
Yappy Joined: 12 Dec 2016
No badges available
Yappy Sep 13, 2017 06:42 AM
Man U conquering
Default
Yappy Joined: 12 Dec 2016
No badges available
Yappy Sep 13, 2017 06:40 AM
Lukaku for golden boot
Default
da esh32 Joined: 21 Feb 2017
No badges available
da esh32 Sep 13, 2017 06:26 AM
Red Devils wil wipe every trophy ths season..... Watch Mourinho
Default
Thapza@K4l Joined: 20 Apr 2017
No badges available
Thapza@K4l Sep 13, 2017 05:53 AM
Team red devils
Default
Thapza@K4l Joined: 20 Apr 2017
No badges available
Thapza@K4l Sep 13, 2017 05:53 AM
Second leg man untd 4 Basel 1
Default
Thapza@K4l Joined: 20 Apr 2017
No badges available
Thapza@K4l Sep 13, 2017 05:52 AM
Ayoba
Default
Lmn Joined: 26 Apr 2016
No badges available
Lmn Sep 13, 2017 05:33 AM
The red devils
Default
davuka_sappy Joined: 05 May 2014
No badges available
davuka_sappy Sep 12, 2017 11:57 PM
hi sweswo

Express Yourself

Your chance to say what you need to.

Create your blog