Champions League: Manchester United v Shakhtar Donetsk; Bayern Munich v Manchester City LIVE! - Live coverage - The Independent

Champions League: Manchester United v Shakhtar Donetsk; Bayern Munich v Manchester City LIVE!



BY JAMES ORR

by j.orr

Welcome to The Independent's live coverage of this final Champions League group stage match between Manchester United and the Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk at Old Trafford. And that's not all, we'll also bring you all the updates from Germany, where Manchester City take on the holders Bayern Munich.

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  • 14 points fewer in the Premier League than at this stage last season, and even Sunderland have scored more home goals, so why has Moyes's reign at United got off to such a bumpy start? Ian Herbert investigates.

    In an ideal world, Moyes would have worked for a year as Ferguson’s assistant. But Premier League football doesn’t work like that

    To read the full article, CLICK HERE
    12/10/2013 7:38:17 PM
  • GOAL! Bayern Munich 2 Manchester City 1 While over in Germany, David Silva pulls one back for City. Pouncing in the six-yard box to nudge the ball in. Game on.
    12/10/2013 8:17:48 PM
  • 33 mins: Chance for Manchester United. Rooney, who has been in such great form this season, curls in a free-kick from 25 yards but it goes just wide. Then straight away at the other end, Ferdinand sloppily loses possession to Alex Teixeira who puts in a low cross but the shot is blocked. Shakhtar looking sharper in every department so far.
    12/10/2013 8:20:46 PM
  • 36 mins: What a chance for United. Giggs lofts the ball over the top to Young, who wins possession and then puts a delightful lob over 'keeper Pyatov. It goes close, but the ball bounces wide. Best chance of the match.
    12/10/2013 8:24:30 PM
  • 40 mins: Nice bit of link up play between Kagawa and Rooney, but instead of pulling the trigger Rooney takes an extra touch and the move breaks down. Great run by Giggs to start the move, just like his days as a flying winger. 
    12/10/2013 8:30:09 PM
  • 42 mins: Another great chance for United. Young is slide through by Rooney, he takes a touch..and then skies the ball over. Not a confident shot at all from the England international.
    12/10/2013 8:32:10 PM
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