The UEFA Champions League did not lack its standard vigor and drama as Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late dramatic winner for Manchester United whereas Chelsea misplaced to Juventus, the defending champions second loss in per week.
Against Villarreal on Wednesday evening, September 29, famous person footballer Ronaldo added to his document by turning into the participant with essentially the most appearances within the competitors’s historical past enjoying his 178th recreation in Europe’s top-tier competitors.
He then scored his 136th objective with the final kick of the sport on the ninety fifth minute to safe a 2-1 win for Manchester United versus Villarreal in Group F sending the spectators together with Sir Alex Ferguson and Usain bolt inside a packed Old Trafford completely wild.
The victory, although undeserved for an beneath par Manchester United, was priceless for the membership who had already misplaced their first leg to Young Boys in Switzerland.
After Villlareal scored their opener within the second half, United equalized following a free kick from Fernandes straight to Alex Telles who ricochet the ball into the underside nook.
With only a minute of additional time left, Lingard who was launched late on, provided a tentative go to Ronaldo beneath stress and the soccer star reacted sharply contained in the Villarreal penalty space to fireplace the ball dwelling and seal the win.
In the opposite match of the day, Federico Chiesa’s objective in the beginning of the second half gave Juventus a 1-0 win over defending champions Chelsea.
It is a second straight defeat for Chelsea after their loss to Manchester City on the weekend and it leaves Thomas Tuchel’s crew three factors behind leaders Juve in Champions League Group H.
Federico Chiesa had shot narrowly broad for the Juventus within the first interval and simply 10 seconds into the second half, the Italian worldwide discovered the online with devasting effectivity.
Juventus wasted an excellent likelihood so as to add to their lead later within the half but it surely was the Blues who completed the half stronger regardless that Lukaku and Kai Havertz couldn’t maintain efforts on track.
The defeat in Italy brings to an finish to Chelsea’s run of 12 Champions League group matches undefeated.