Manchester United vs Young Boys LIVE: Latest Champions League updates

Manchester United vs Young Boys LIVE: Latest Champions League updates
Goals and updates as Manchester United host Young Boys in Champions League

<p>Juan Mata gets stuck in during the first half</p><p>Juan Mata gets stuck in during the first half</p>

Juan Mata gets stuck in during the first half

Manchester United’s interim boss Ralf Rangnick takes charge of the club for the first time in the Champions League as the Red Devils wrap up their group campaign at home to BSC Young Boys. United are already assured to finish top of the group, while their Swiss opponents must win – and hope Atalanta lose to Villarreal – if they want to come third and enter the Europa League after the new year.

The stand-in manager won his first game in the dugout at the weekend and said he was delighted with what he saw. “I was positively surprised by the physical state and intensity,” he said. “The first half hour was amazing. I felt it was extremely high tempo, high intensity, always on the front. The only thing that was missing in this first half hour was scoring one or two, if not three, goals.”

United are unbeaten in four games across all competitions since Ole Gunnar Solskajer was sacked, three of which came under the guidance of Michael Carrick. Follow live updates of Man United vs Young Boys in the Champions League below:


Man Utd 1 – 1 Young Boys

68 mins: Here’s a strange one. Manchester United’s goalkeeper Dean Henderson is being replaced with Tom Heaton who, at the age of 35, makes his first appearance for the club. Also on is Shola Shoretire who replaces Amad Diallo.

Michael Jones8 December 2021 21:25

Man Utd 1 – 1 Young Boys

66 mins: Chance! Young Boys have to score! Substitute Sierro sends a diagonal pass over to fellow substitute Hefti on the right side. He pulls the ball into the box and picks out Maceiras. He pokes a shot at the far post but can’t find the target and the ball sails wide!

Michael Jones8 December 2021 21:24

Man Utd 1 – 1 Young Boys

63 mins: Young Boys are stepping up their attacking play as though sensing Manchester United are there for the taking. The home side have started to give the ball away in dangerous areas and are being penned into their own final third.

A corner for the visitors curls into Lustenberger who’s unmarked in the box. He volleys the ball at goal but boots it high over the crossbar!

Michael Jones8 December 2021 21:22

Man Utd 1 – 1 Young Boys

60 mins: Luke Shaw gets through an hour on his return from a head injury. He assisted Mason Greenwood’s opener and has done his chances of regaining his starting place no harm with that performance. Teden Mengi comes on to replace him.

Michael Jones8 December 2021 21:19

Man Utd 1 – 1 Young Boys

58 mins: SAVE! Big save from Faivre to keep Young Boys level. Lingard wins possession in his own half and fires a pass up to Amad who drives towards the box. Lingard puts on the burners and sprints up with him. The ball comes inside to Lingard who guides it into the right side of the box for Elanga. He’s one-on-one with the goalkeeper but can’t get the shot past him as Faivre closes him down and blocks the effort with his body.

Michael Jones8 December 2021 21:17

Man Utd 1 – 1 Young Boys

54 mins: Shaw presses high into the Young Boys’ half and runs straight into Ngamaleu giving the visitors a free kick deep in their own half. They work it up the right wing to Maceiras who whips a cross into the box but guides it into the hands of Henderson.

The match has become a bit tepid, there’s not much urgency from either side.

Michael Jones8 December 2021 21:12

Man Utd 1 – 1 Young Boys

51 mins: Young Boys get back in formation quickly as a Manchester United counter-attack starts to develop. The ball comes to Van de Beek who’s fouled by a back-tracking Siebatcheu in the middle of the centre circle.

Michael Jones8 December 2021 21:09

Man Utd 1 – 1 Young Boys

48 mins: Martins goes on an enterprising run through United’s half and takes the ball up to the front edge of the penalty area. He lays it off to Siebatcheu who turns away from Bailly and smokes a left-footed effort wide of the post!

Michael Jones8 December 2021 21:07

Second half: Man Utd 1 – 1 Young Boys

Kick off: No changes in personnel for Manchester United as they get the match restarted. Bailly flicks the ball up the pitch and Greenwood manages to bring it under control before sliding a pass over to Lingard who threads Elanga into the right side of the box. Elanga knocks the ball into the six-yard box where Greenwood is arriving but Faivre leaps in front of the ball and palms it away! Almost the perfect start to the second half for Man Utd.

Michael Jones8 December 2021 21:04

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Michael Jones8 December 2021 20:58