UEFA Champions League

February 19, 2003


Manchester United

2 - 1


Group D

19:45 +00:00, February 19, 2003

Old Trafford, England

Referee: K Nielson

  • 90'

    Full-time: Manchester United 2 Juventus 1

  • 90'

    And that's it, United have won it, but only just

  • 90'

    Van Nistelrooy is heading for the corner flag to see out time

  • 90'

    Zenoni finds Olivera but O'Shea puts in a good challenge, goal-kick to United

  • 90'

    Nedved's cross-shot goes in at the far post, just flicking off Ferdinand on its way. United will have a nervous minute or so

  • 90'


  • 90'

    Nedved scampers down the right wing and cuts inside Neville...

  • 90'

    Forlan comes on for Giggs after a limping Beckham signals he's okay to continue. Three minutes to be added on...

  • 89'

    Camoranesi sends Olivera through. He turns inside Keane and goes down looking for a penalty. The ref isn't interested

  • 88'

    Nedved's corner is easily claimed by Bartez. His throw sets Solskjaer away. He finds Beckham but his cross is headed away

  • 87'

    Juve push on looking for a goal but it would surely only be consolation now. Davids finds Pessotto. His cross is turned behind by Butt. Corner...

  • 85'

    Juve will feel hard done by but United look home and hosed now and set for a place in teh last eight

  • 85'

    GOAL!! Beckham picks out Van Nistelrooy with a sublime crossfield ball. He gets a toe on it before the keeper. 2-0 to United

  • 85'

    Brown finds Beckham who is brought down by Pessoto. Bit too far out for a shot but Beckham looks for O'Shea. Juve half clear...

  • 84'

    Beckham's corner is flicked by O'Shea but goes out for a throw-in

  • 83'

    Van Nistelrooy jinks past a defender and puts in O'Shea down the left wing. Wins a corner...

  • 82'

    Pessotto bends in a cross from the left wing. Good defensive header by Ferdinand

  • 81'

    Beckham looks for Solskjaer with a threaded ball but the falg goes up for offside

  • 80'

    Solskjaer comes on to replace Scholes and goes straight up front. Keane fouls Davids and gets a yellow card

  • 79'

    Giggs tries to put Scholes through with a neat backheel. Keeper gets thre first as Scholes looks to be carrying a groin injury.

  • 78'

    Montero looks for Zalayeta. Camoranesi looks to pick up the pieces but Ferdinand does well to kick it away

  • 77'

    Camoranesi makes a run through the middle but Brown cuts out Olivera's floated ball

  • 76'

    Zenoni finds Nedved in behind O'Shea. He checks inside but his cross is far too deep and goes out for a throw

  • 75'

    Giggs wriggles free of Tacchinardi, who picked up a booking in the first half. He trips Giggs. Free-kick wide on the left, Beckham takes it but the keeper makes an easy catch

  • 74'

    O'Shea fouls Zalayeta, who looks more at home playing in the centre forward position. Olivera bends in a cross but Bartez has no problem dealing with that

  • 73'

    Juve are working hard. Nedved tries to wriggle free but Ferdinand sees it out for a goal kick

  • 72'

    Neville slips and gives the ball to Olivera. He finds Davids but his ball to Zenoni is overhit. Juve are coming back into it though

  • 71'

    Keane gets away with a strong challenge and Davids seeks revenge, bringing down the United skipper

  • 70'

    The ball breaks for Camoranesi whose wicked cross is well cleared

  • 69'

    Keane finds Van Nistelrooy who gives it straight to Nedved. He finds Zalayeta who goes inside Ferdinand but Neville gets a toe in to give away a corner

  • 68'

    United play it out from the back. Tacchinardi gets a foot in

  • 67'

    Ferdinand finds Neville on the rampage again but his cross is weak. Olivera finds Zalayeta who finds Nedved on the right. He chips it in for Zalayeta who wins the header with ease but steers it just wide

  • 66'

    Olivera, who only flew to England today to take a place on teh bench, goes to the left and Zalayeta moves central. Nedved gives away a free-kick on the edge onf the United box

  • 65'

    Davids looks for Camoranesi over the top, O'Shea puts it out for a throw. Olivera comes on for Trezuguet

  • 64'

    Beckham finds Neville over the top of the full-back but Chimenti just beats an Nistelrooy to the cross

  • 63'

    O'Shea plays it inside to Van Nistelrooy. He gets a break and tries a 20-yarder which just bends wide

  • 62'

    O'Shea is playing well and gets forward again. Giggs gets a touch and eventually a cross finds Beckham. His header is cleared but United are playing well now

  • 61'

    Scholes makes another clumsy challenge in midfield. He must be careful with a booking to his name. The free-kcik comes to nothing

  • 61'

    The referee waves play on as Scholes has an open goal, but he hits the post and the chance has gone. No goal and no penalty

  • 60'

    Bartez's long ball is nodded into the path of Van Nistelrooy by a defender. Van Nistelrooy goes round the keeper who brings him down...

  • 59'

    Beckham finds O'Shea flying forward but he just overruns it

  • 58'

    Juve are starting to look tired as United make the ball do the work

  • 57'

    O'Shea again finds Van Nistelrooy. He drops it off for Giggs who bends in a wicked cross just out of the reach of Scholes

  • 56'

    Camoranesi takes on O'Shea but the Irishman takes the ball from him. He finds Van Nistelrooy who wins a free-kick

  • 55'

    The wall again does its job and Juve clear

  • 54'

    United break quickly. Scholes is brought down by Zalayeta. Another free-kick in Beckham range...

  • 53'

    O'Shea straight into the action, bringing down Camoranesi. Ferdinand cuts out a cross and gives away a corner. Brown heads Nedve's kick out

  • 52'

    John O'Shea replaces Silvestre, who is obviously feeling that ankle knock. Juve have a throw midway in the United half

  • 52'

    Zenoni finds Trezuguet with a long cross and he tests Bartez with a header

  • 51'

    Zalayeta find Nedved in teh box and Ferdinand is forced to give away a corner. Nedved takes it and Bartex fists it out for a throw

  • 50'

    Keane finds Neville free on the right but he slices the cross. Goal kick

  • 49'

    Silvestre rejoins the fray, although he is still limping

  • 48'

    Camoranesi floats in the corner and Ferrara gets above Keane but his header loops over the crossbar

  • 47'

    Zenoni is in again, played through by Camoranesi. Silvestre blocks the cross at the cost of a corner but he looks to have injured an ankle in doing so

  • 46'

    The second half's under way and Juve are on teh attack again. Zalayeta plays a poor ball though, goal-kick United

  • 45'

    Half-time: Manchester United 1 Juventus 0

  • 45'

    Two minutes of additional time. Juve still pressing forward looking for an equaliser. Trezuguet pulls off the shoulder of Brown and nods on for Nedved who just can't get to the ball

  • 45'

    Camoranesi finds Nedved with a training ground move on the edge of the box but his shot goes well over

  • 44'

    Scholes commits another foul and has to be careful, having already had one yellow card. Silvestre gives away a free-kick out on the right wing...

  • 43'

    United look like they're waiting for half-time. Zenoni is free again but his cross is overhit. Juve win it back though...

  • 42'

    Zenoni, who has switched to right-back, cuts inside of Giggs but his 'shot' goes for a throw-in

  • 41'

    Beckham comes deep and finds Neville with a great long pass. He looks for Scholes but the defender wins it well

  • 40'

    Beckham's free-kick hits the wall. Juve look to break but Nedved wastes a good chance to attack

  • 39'

    Ferrara needlessly fould Van Nistelrooy as he looks to get non the end of another long ball. Looks like Beckham is lining up a shot...

  • 38'

    Nedved breaks free and Silvestre gives away a free-kick. Davids tries a shot from all of 35 yards which flies wide

  • 37'

    Beckham is tracking back well, and he needs to be with Zenoni getting forward. He wins the tackle and a throw

  • 36'

    Juve win back possession and Davids jinks inside two before Scholes wins it back. Davids chases down Giggs and wins the ball and Scholes is booked for a clumsy challenge on Tacchinardi

  • 35'

    Trezuguet sweeps the ball out wide and Nedved comes deep to pick it up. Butt gets a good challenge in and wins the throw just inside his own half

  • 34'

    Silvestre overruns the ball and is injured in a challenge with Tacchinardi. He struggles back to his feet as play continues

  • 33'

    A long ball from Bartez finds Scholes offside. From teh free-kick Trezuguet gets a break and finds himself clear but chooses to shoot early and it fizzes over

  • 32'

    Nedved, who is drifting all around the United defence, looks for Trezeguet but just fails to find the Frenchman

  • 31'

    Montero goes down under a challenge from Butt but the referee isn't interested

  • 30'

    Giggs is back with a patched up cut. Zalayeta looks to get in behind Silvestre but Brown comes across and is fouled

  • 29'

    Giggs has picked up a cut above the eye after the corner...seems to be the in thing for United's stars this week. He goes off for treatment

  • 28'

    Nedved's kick is met by Trezeguet but the ball skids out harmlessly

  • 27'

    Camoranesi sneaks down the right wing and Neville heads his cross out for a corner

  • 26'

    Zalayeta bursts into the box and beats Neville to a cross but his effort is easily saved by Bartez

  • 25'

    Butt finds Scholes hovering just off Van Nistelrooy. He looks for the Dutchman but he just strays offside

  • 24'

    Beckham finds Neville sneaking round the back with the free-kick but his cross-header comes to nothing

  • 23'

    Giggs finds Beckham in the centre circle, Davids clips his ankles and gives away a free-kick

  • 22'

    Beckham comes deep to pick up the ball but Unjited again look hopefully towards Van Nistelrooy with no luck

  • 21'

    Montero looks for Trezeguet with a long ball. Ferdinand wins the header but Nedved picks up the pieces and arrows in a shot from 25 yards which clips the outside of the post

  • 20'

    Davids finds Zenoni again on the charge, Neville and Beckham see the danger off though

  • 19'

    Ferdinand finds Van Nistelrooy with a driven ball, Montero fouls him and Davids booked

  • 18'

    Good spell by Juve and the crowd are getting restless. Zalayeta tries a flashy flick but United mop it up

  • 17'

    Zenoni again creeps forward but his cross is easily cleared by Ferdinand

  • 17'

    Butt finds Scholes who looks for Van Nistelrooy. Ball breaks to Neville but his cross is cleared

  • 16'

    Van Nistelrooy looks up for it. Holds the ball up well and just fails to pick out Giggs who was free on the left

  • 15'

    Long ball to Van Nistelrooy flicked to Beckham, wins a throw. Van Nistelrooy beats two men but stopped inside the box by the third

  • 14'

    Good spell of passing sees Silvestre free on the left, squared to Beckham 20 yards out, good block on the shot

  • 13'

    Davids finds Zalayeta in the inside left position, weak cross caught by Bartez

  • 12'

    Silvestre's long ball flicked on by Scholes to Giggs, good challenge by Montero

  • 12'

    Nedved's kick is forced away by goalscorer Brown

  • 11'

    Nedved finds some space behind the front two, finds Zalayeta out wide. Beckham blocks his cross at the expense of a corner

  • 10'

    Zenoni looking to get forward from left-back, Neville gets a good block. Juve keep possession until Camoranesi's loose ball

  • 9'

    United break it up but Juve having a good spell of pressure, Camoranesi's through-ball just cut out by Neville

  • 8'

    Montero beats Van Nistelrooy to the ball and picks out Trezeguet

  • 7'

    Long ball from Beckham almost picks out Giggs who would have been in on goal

  • 6'

    Neat interchange by Beckham and Scholes but Van Nistelrooy flagged off-side

  • 5'

    Davids looks to get involved with a neat wide ball but Pessotto's cross is well overhit

  • 4'

    Beckham's corner met by defender Wes Brown with a powerful header. Reserve keeper Chimenti could have done better. United in front

  • 3'


  • 3'

    Scholes, playing just off Van Nistelrooy, wins another corner kick through sheer persistance...

  • 2'

    Defender first to his cross, corner kick. Giggs and Beckham work a short one, wicked cross by Giggs comes to nothing

  • 2'

    Van Nisterooy fouled by Montero 35 yards out, quick free-kick sets Neville away...

  • 1'

    Juventus kick-off and go straight on the attack but Gary Neville gets a foot in


    Juventus, who have lost a host of stars with flu this week, had their problems compounded when Conte was injured in the warm-up, Zalayeta coming in


    Meanwhile United showed just one change from the team which lost to Arsenal at the weekend, Nicky Butt coming in for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.


    There is little sign of the rift between David Beckham and his manager, with the England skipper named in the starting line-up to face Juventus. Full team news to follow


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