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90' + 5'
J. Siebatcheu
2 - 1
M. Ngamaleu
S. Hefti
1 - 1
R. Varane
Yellow Card
A. Wan-Bissaka
Red Card
Cristiano Ronaldo
Bruno Fernandes
0 - 1

Match Stats

53% 46%
Shots Off Target
Shots On Target 5 2
Total Passes 452 410
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Pos Team P W D L F A +/- PTS Form
1 Young Boys YBB Young Boys 1 1 0 0 2 1 +1 3 W
2 Atalanta ATA Atalanta 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 D
3 Villarreal VIL Villarreal 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 D
4 Manchester United MUN Manchester United 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0 L


8th Finals
UEFA Europa League


United's Champions League campaign starts with a shock, then, while Young Boys will celebrate a famous victory. The hard work for United begins now. That's all for now. Goodbye!
Young Boys' victory sends them top of Group F with Atalanta and Villarreal yet to play. They deserve the win on the whole - they had 19 shots to United's two - and will remember it for a long time. The result is a blow to United who already face an uphill struggle to get out of the group. Solskjaer and his team will be very disappointed at throwing away what would have been a hard-fought point.
Young Boys have stunned United by pulling off a huge comeback victory! It was all going well for United who took the lead before Wan-Bissaka's first-half red card. The Swiss underdogs kept pushing, equalised through Ngamaleu, and Siebatcheu capitalised on Lingard's error right at the end. United will feel sick.
J. Siebatcheu
90' + 5' GOAL! YOUNG BOYS 2-1 MANCHESTER UNITED! United hand Young Boys the victory right at the death! Lingard plays a ill-judged backpass right into the path of Siebatcheu who beats De Gea from the centre of the box! The entire bench is up to celebrate with the American!
90' + 3' Dalot has his pocket picked high up the pitch and Young Boys counter down their left. The cross is wayward and Fassnacht is unable to keep the ball in play. Young Boys have run themselves into the ground here, whatever the result.
W. Kanga
M. Elia
90' + 2' Elia also leaves the pitch. Kanga, another forward, comes on.
C. Zesiger
S. Lauper
90' + 2' Here are those Young Boys changes. Lauper off. Zesiger on.
90' + 1' Young Boys pump a few more crosses into United's box without great effect. The hosts will throw on some more players as they try to gain what would be a famous win.
90' Young Boys have five additional minutes in which to score. United have five minutes more in which to stop them.
A. Martial
89' United substitution. Martial is on for Fred.
88' Again United defend Young Boys' corner strongly. Despite being up against it in this second half, United have done well to keep Young Boys at bay for the most part.
87' Chance for Young Boys! Lauper lets rip from way out with a dipping effort that looks like it's heading just under the crossbar. De Gea gets up high to tip it over.
86' Young Boys get a corner down their right which is fairly uneventful. The hosts regroup and Ngamaleu fires wide on the volley from outside the box. Young Boys have been bright overall but their shooting has let them down at times.
84' Sulejmani played in five of Young Boys' six Champions League games in 2018-19 and is the only member of their squad who has previously scored in the Champions League, notching for Ajax against Dinamo Zagreb in 2011-12. How they'd love a goal from the winger now.
M. Sulejmani
S. Hefti
83' Hefti also goes off. Young Boys' Serbian winger Sulejmani comes on.
82' Lindelof is thankfully back on his feet as Young Boys' corner comes to nothing. Young Boys are going to make a few more substitutions.
F. Rieder
C. Martins
82' Young Boys wisely replace Martins before he receives a second yellow card. Rieder replaces him.
80' Elia chases after a pass down the left and clashes heads with Lindelof who heads it away from the forward for a corner. Lindelof comes off the worse and is going to require some treatment.
79' Martins impedes the run of Matic. The Young Boys midfielder has to be careful. He doesn't want to join Wan-Bissaka in getting sent off.
78' Dalot's free-kick is decent. It lands to Lindelof in the box but the Swede can't quite get the ball out of his feet. Young Boys see it away.
77' Pogba stretches to beat Martins to a loose ball and earn United a free-kick down their right. This is their first opportunity to get forward for a while, or it will be once the stewards deal with a pitch invader.
75' Ngamaleu teases Dalot who hands Young Boys another corner. The hosts take it short and Varane pokes the ball out for another corner with Siebatcheu lurking inside the six-yard box.
73' Young Boys continue chasing the lead. Garcia jinks into the box to reach the byline but finds his path to goal blocked by Dalot. Play goes back to Fassnacht who fires over.
N. Matić
Bruno Fernandes
72' Fernandes also heads off. Matic comes on to shore up United's midfield.
J. Lingard
Cristiano Ronaldo
72' United make two more changes. Ronaldo makes way for Lingard who should give United a more mobile attacking outlet.
71' Young Boys have dominated possession in this second half. They've had seven shots to United's zero. United might want to make another change and try to relieve the pressure the hosts are putting them under.
69' Shaw hands Young Boys a corner. From it, Garcia shoots off-target from outside the box. Young Boys are continuing to ask questions of United's defence.
67' Ngamaleu almost grabs his second goal in as many minutes, blazing over from the left of the box. United need to regain their composure if they don't want to go on to lose this.
S. Hefti
67' Hefti's cross flummoxed United and Ngamaleu was well-placed to get to it just before Varane. United are in all sorts of trouble now.
M. Ngamaleu
66' GOAL! YOUNG BOYS 1-1 MANCHESTER UNITED! Ngamaleu grabs the equaliser for Young Boys shortly after Garcia has a shot blocked. Hefti's low cross from the right flicks up nicely for Ngamaleu who toe-pokes it in at the near post.
R. Varane
Yellow Card
64' Varane picks up a yellow card for wasting time before taking the free-kick. 
63' Aebischer lets Garcia's pass run towards Siebatcheu on the edge of the box. Siebatcheu's penalised for challenging Maguire too forcefully.
61' Elia holds up the ball near the byline and fends off Fred. When he eventually flings in a cross it's no threat to United.
59' Shaw stops Fassnacht from troubling United's central defenders. United's defensive performance since going a man down has been very good.
58' Aebischer fires in a cross aimed for Siebatcheu. Varane gets there first. Young Boys are huffing and puffing but United are holding firm at the moment.
57' Ngamaleu powers into the box to earn Young Boys a corner which United deal with well. Elia takes a pot shot from range and gets it all wrong.
55' Garcia has a shot blocked from outside the box. Aebischer gets stars in his eyes and fires way over from distance. It'll take more than that to break down this United defence.
53' Ronaldo is furious as he thinks he's denied a penalty! The United striker latches onto Fernandes' ball over the top to race into the Young Boys box. He goes down under pressure from Camara but the referee instantly signals no foul.
51' Young Boys force a corner down their left. Varane heads it away from the box but United can't clear it fully until Ronaldo comes back to help out.
C. Martins
Yellow Card
50' Martins is booked for that tackle on Fernandes.
49' Martins arrives late on Fernandes, catching the United man with his knee. The home crowd are unhappy as the referee initially lets play go on before pulling it back to award the foul.
47' Siebatcheu makes his entrance to the game, getting caught offside from Von Ballmoos.
46' Young Boys get the second half going. It looks like they're going to concentrate on attacking in this half, rightly so.
J. Siebatcheu
V. Sierro
46' Young Boys also make a change as they attempt to chase the game. The American striker Siebatcheu replaces Sierro.
R. Varane
D. van de Beek
46' United make a half-time change as they switch to a back three. Van de Beek is replaced by Varane.
Young Boys have won just one of their eight previous matches against English opposition in European competition, winning 3-2 against Tottenham in the Champions League qualifying play-offs in August 2010 before going out 6-3 on aggregate. This game is suddenly a great opportunity for the Swiss side to improve that record. United have to be careful in the second half.
Ronaldo's early goal has given United the half-time lead but it's a slender one. United were cruising for the first half hour here. However, Wan-Bissaka's dismissal for stamping on Martins has handed Young Boys the initiative. The hosts now have good reason to believe they can get something out of this game.
C. Fassnacht
Yellow Card
45' + 1' Fassnacht is booked for his mistimed challenge. It's not that dissimilar from the one that saw Wan-Bissaka sent off.
45' Elia miskicks on the edge of the box and Fassnacht catches Fred. There'll be one additional minute in this half.
44' United will be glad for half-time. Fassnacht sends a dangerous ball into United's box and Fernandes hooks it away. Garcia bends in a cross from the left and Maguire heads it out.
42' Sierro has a pop at goal from a long way out. It's straight at De Gea and doesn't have enough power to trouble the United goalkeeper.
41' Hefti and Shaw clash as they go for an aerial ball and United are awarded the free-kick.
40' Young Boys are on top now. Aebischer fires high and wide from outside the box. Ngamaleu shows United too much of the ball as he approaches the box from the left. 
38' Chance for Young Boys! Fassnacht slashes at the ball as it drifts across the box, firing just wide of the left-hand post. He should have scored.
Diogo Dalot
J. Sancho
37' United have a reshuffle after Wan-Bissaka's dismissal. Sancho is the player sacrificed for Dalot to slot in at right-back.
36' Martins gets to his feet as Wan-Bissaka makes his way down the tunnel. That red card is a potential game changer. It could embolden Young Boys who've given United a few issues already.
A. Wan-Bissaka
Red Card
35' WAN-BISSAKA IS SENT OFF! The United right-back receives his marching orders for a clumsy tackle on Martins, stamping on the midfielder's foot.
34' Van de Beek plays a throughball straight into Ngamaleu. The Young Boys supporters are enjoying themselves despite the scoreline at the moment.
32' Aebischer breaks forward and goes for goal from distance. He's unable to keep his effort down.
30' United slow things down for a while. Wan-Bissaka sends in a high cross for Ronaldo to launch his head at but Von Ballmoos reads it well and claims it before Ronaldo can reach it.
28' Sancho darts down the right with Fernandes and Pogba waiting in the box. The England winger has the ball pinched from him just as he's about to deliver the cross though. There's a nice open feel to this game so far.
27' Ronaldo is fouled by Camara outside the box. Fernandes goes low with the free-kick and Young Boys put it out for a throw-in down United's right-hand side.
25' United elect to keep possession from the corner. United may be leading but they're not having everything their own way at the moment.
23' Fassnacht cuts inside from the right onto his favoured left foot and fires tidily towards the bottom left corner. De Gea keeps it out. Up the other end, Ronaldo tests Von Ballmoos and earns United a corner.
21' Hefti gets forward to draw a challenge from Maguire and win Young Boys' first corner of the game. Sierro swings it in and Elia nods it into the ground. Lindelof clears but Young Boys keep coming and Camara can't control his header from the follow-up cross. Ngamaleu's shot is blocked. Good spell, this, for Young Boys.
19' Fernandes and Shaw combine to send Shaw scampering towards the penalty area. Shaw looks to find Fred but the offside flag goes up.
17' Hefti tries to make headway down the right for Young Boys and is stopped by Pogba. Pogba makes a run through the middle but Camara is in the right place to kill the move.
15' Ronaldo is already the all-time record goalscorer in the Champions League and has extended his record already here to 135 goals. His consistency remains incredible.
Bruno Fernandes
13' Fernandes' ball for that goal was sumptuous. United's two Portugal internationals have combined to give the visitors an early lead.
Cristiano Ronaldo
13' GOAL! YOUNG BOYS 0-1 MANCHESTER UNITED! Who else? Fernandes fires in a delicious cross from the left with the outside of his right foot. Ronaldo beats the offside trap to stab the ball straight at Von Ballmoos who can't keep it out.
12' Elia takes on Lindelof down the left and beats him to fizz a wicked ball across the face of goal. Ngamaleu is unable to get on the end of it.
10' United get their first sight of goal as Fernandes bustles his way into the box and looks to find Sancho. Garcia gets across to make a successful challenge. Van de Beek slides in to bring down Ngamaleu and put a stop to Young Boys' counter.
8' Lindelof plays a throughball which Young Boys manage to cut out. The hosts are trying to stay tight in midfield and attack United on the counter.
6' Van de Beek gets fouled in his own half by Ngamaleu. Both sides are still easing their way into the match.
4' Fernandes wins a free-kick down United's left flank as Martins wades in to bring him down. Young Boys will have to shackle Fernandes if they want to get anything from this game.
2' Young Boys make a positive start as their lone striker Elia gets the better of Fred and reaches the edge of the box. The Congolese forward drags his shot wide of the right-hand post. United have warned not to underestimate their opponents.
1' The players take the knee and United get Group F of this season's Champions League underway!
The teams come out onto the artificial pitch at a lively Stadion Wankdorf and stand for the Champions League anthem. Young Boys will play in their yellow and black home strip. United are wearing their white and blue away strip.
On paper, this should be an easy test for United. United have lost their first match in just one of their last 21 Champions League campaigns, back in 2015-16 under Louis van Gaal, while Young Boys lost both previous meetings between the two sides in the 2018-19 group stage. Strange things can happen though.
Young Boys boss David Wagner names a strong team as he takes charge of his first ever Champions League match. His line-up includes nine of the players that started their 4-0 victory over Zurich in the Swiss Super League last time out. United's line-up is also strong as Ronaldo equals Iker Casillas' all-time Champions League appearance record of 177 matches. It's his first appearance in the Champions League for United since the 2009 final.
SUBS: Nemanja Matic, Matej Kovar, Mason Greenwood, Eric Bailly, Anthony Elanga, Juan Mata, Anthony Martial, Raphael Varane, Diogo Dalot, Jesse Lingard, Tom Heaton.
MANCHESTER UNITED (4-2-3-1): David de Gea; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire (c), Luke Shaw; Paul Pogba, Fred; Jadon Sancho, Bruno Fernandes, Donny van de Beek; Cristiano Ronaldo.
SUBS: Guillaume Faivre, Jordan Siebatcheu, Wilfried Kanga, Alexandre Jankewitz, Leandro Zbinden, Marvin Spielmann, Miralem Sulejmani, Nicolas Burgy, Cedric Zesiger, Fabian Rieder, Felix Mambimbi, Quentin Maceiras.
YOUNG BOYS (4-2-3-1): David von Ballmoos (c); Silvan Hefti, Mohamed Ali Camara, Sandro Lauper, Ulisses Garcia; Vincent Sierro, Christopher Martins Pereira; Christian Fassnacht, Michel Aebischer, Nicolas Moumi Ngamaleu; Meschak Elia.
Interestingly, Young Boys' first game in 2018-19 was also at home to United who defeated them 3-0. United will be looking to improve on last season's Champions League campaign which saw them crash out in the group stage before making it to the Europa League final. They'll be grateful for what looks like a kind opening game in what could be a tricky group.
This season's Champions League group stage gets under way with Swiss champions Young Boys hosting mighty United. Young Boys are the undisputed underdogs of Group F, having finished bottom of their group in their only previous appearance in the competition in 2018-19. They'll be hoping to give a better account of themselves second time around.
Hello! Welcome to our live text commentary of this UEFA Champions League Group F match between Young Boys and Manchester United at Stadion Wankdorf.