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Manchester United pierde vs Young Boys pese a gol de Cristiano

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Manchester United, who played with ten men for an hour, lost 2-1 in discount in his visit to the Swiss Young Boys, despite an initial goal from Cristiano Ronaldo, this Tuesday at the start of group F of the Champions League.

The Portuguese star advanced the leader of the English Premier League in the 13th minute, but the expulsion in the 35th minute of Aaron Wan-Bissaka complicated everything for his team and the Bern team managed to come back in the second half, with goals from Cameroonian Moumi Ngamaleu (66) and, already in the last gasp, from American Theoson Siebatcheu (90 + 5).

This defeat, against the theoretically weakest team in the group, complicates the situation for Manchester United in a key that is completed by Spanish Villarreal and Italian Atalanta.

UEFA bans Ajax from wearing a Bob Marley shirt



Ajax will not be able to wear its Bob Marley shirt in Champions League matches because its design with three little birds violates the UEFA rules.

The Dutch champion was highly praised when he started wearing those black jackets with little red, yellow and green birds on the back.

It was a tribute to the Marley theme “Three Little Birds” (Tres Pajaritos) and became a kind of anthem for Ajax.

UEFA said it notified the club that the design would not be approved when it was submitted a year ago.

“The three birds, a tribute to the Bob Marley theme, do not represent an identification of the Ajax team as stipulated in Article 13 regulating the team,” UEFA said in a statement. He added that the manufacturer was given “options to adapt the design.”

Ajax decided to wear jackets without the birds in the games, but continue to sell the jerseys with them.

The main uniform of the club is red with white vertical stripes.
Ajax makes their Champions League debut this Wednesday against Sporting Lisbon. The group is completed by Borussia Dortmund and Turkish Beşiktaş.

Seville does not go beyond the tie with Salzburg

AP / A. Fernández

Sevilla could not go beyond 1-1 draw against Salzburg this Tuesday, on the first day of the Champions League, in an open game and marked by penalties at the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán stadium.

A penalty transformed by Croatian Luka Sucic put Salzburg ahead (21), but Iván Rakitic tied with another maximum penalty (42) saving a point in a game that Sevilla finished with ten for the expulsion of Youssef En-Nesyri (50) .

Things got complicated again after the break when Sevilla were left with ten due to the expulsion of En-Nesyri, which led the Andalusian team to lock back and look for their opportunities on the counterattack and with long balls.

In the 74th minute, Rafa Mir headed into the rival goalkeeper’s hands to kick off a free kick and Erik Lamela narrowly headed off another cross into the box (78).

Sevilla ended up pulling on pride, but the scoreboard would no longer move.

AFP

Cristiano Ronaldo scores at 13 minutes on his return to Manchester United

AFP / S. Bozon

The Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo scored this Tuesday after just 13 minutes on his return to the UEFA Champions League with the Manchester United shirt, a club to which just returned twelve years after its first stage (2003-2009).

“CR7” took advantage of a pass from his compatriot Bruno Fernandes to beat the Swiss Young Boys in Bern, before the first quarter of an hour in this first match of the group stage of the Champions League. At 36, Cristiano Ronaldo It also equaled the record for matches played in the top continental competition on Tuesday, which he now shares with the Spanish Iker Casillas (177 games).

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