Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Europa League: Bad day for Manchester

Manchester United was stunned by Athletic Bilbao at Old Trafford Stadium, 2-3; Manchester City left Sporting Clube de Portugal (in Lisbon but not called "Sporting Lisbon" as so many do) a goal down, victim to a spectacular back heel from Xandão on the hour.

Matches First leg (Second leg on March 15)

Sporting CP (POR) 1 Manchester City (ENG) 0

Xandão 51

 

Twente (NETH) 1 Schalke (GER) 0

De Jong 61 (pen).

 

Atlético (SPA) 3 Besiktas (TUR) 1

Salvio 24,27        Simão, 53

Adrián López, 37

 

Metalist (UKR) 0 Olympiakos (GRE) 1

      David Fuster, 50

 

Manchester United (ENG) 2 Athletic (SPA) 3

Rooney 22, 90+2 (pen)          Llorente, 44

           De Marcos, 71

           Muniain, 90

           

St. Liège (BEL) 2 Hannover (GER) 2

Buyens, 27             Stindl, 22        

Tchite, 30             Diouf, 56

 

Valencia (SPA) 4 PSV (NETH) 2

Victor Ruiz 11     Toivonen, 83 (pen); Wijnaldum 90

Soldado 13, 43 (pen)

Piatti 46

 

AZ (NETH) 2 Udinese (ITA) 0

Martens 63

Gudmundsson 82

 

Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

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