0-3 defeat to Barcelona under the framework of quarterfinals makes MU receive a sad record in the European Cup / Champions League.
In the rematch at the Camp Nou, coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer left Romelu Lukaku on reserve. He believes in using the trio of speedy attackers: Jesse Lingard – Marcus Rashford – Anthony Martial. With the layout of the team like that, Manchester did not hide the intention to fight first because he lost 0-1 in the first leg.
In the first 5 minutes, Reds had two consecutive chances to open the score but Rashford did not make good use of it. After that, Barcelona brought everything about its inherent orbit. The cực burning ‘extreme pressing method makes ệt vented nơi spot on the defensive line of the club playing in the Premier League reveal.
In just 5 minutes (from the 16th to 20th minute), Ashley Young and De Gea in turn make mistakes and are punished by Lionel Messi. In the 61st minute, Philippe Coutinho extinguished all opponents’ hopes from the Premier League by setting up a 3-0 win for Barca.
Thus, the Old Trafford team had to stop in the quarterfinals with a total of 0-4. According to Opta, this is the worst defeat of MU in the knockout stages of the European Cup / Champions League (including both matches).
The Red Devils’ second biggest defeat in the history of the most prestigious league of the former continent took place over 6 decades ago. Specifically, in the European Cup semi-final in 1957/58, they lost to AC Milan with a total of 2-5 overall.
The 0-3 defeat to Barcelona this morning (April 17) also witnessed the fourth consecutive defeat of MU in all competitions. The last time this happened was in October 1999.