Manchester United FC information: Stats to indicate how scared they have been in Champions League loss v Sevilla


“Go out with a bang, not a whimper like this. Go out with courage, not with an approach bordering on cowardice.”

These are the phrases of Henry Winter, writing in The Times, following Manchester United’s 2-1 Champions League exit by the hands of Sevilla.

United seemed to be scared to assault the guests’ objective, with Romelu Lukaku scoring the hosts’ solely objective of the sport – United had simply three pictures heading in the right direction – and have been nicely in need of Sevilla when it comes to makes an attempt over two legs within the final 16.

Even Tottenham, the other English side knocked out of the Champions League, managed extra pictures than United they usually confronted Juventus’ defensive wall which consisted of Giorgio Chiellini, Gianluigi Buffon and Andrea Barzagli.

Complete pictures (over two legs)
Sevilla: 46
Tottenham: 35
Man United: 23

Pictures heading in the right direction (over two legs)
Sevilla: 14
Tottenham: 12
Man United: 4

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