Silk and Steel: Five things learned as Manchester United comeback to beat Juventus - football

Silk and Steel: Five things learned as Manchester United comeback to beat Juventus

In an incredible late burst, Manchester United came from behind to beat Juventus 1-2. The Italian Champions dominated the state of play for the vast majority of the match, but […]The post Silk and Steel: Five things learned as Manchester United comeback to beat Juventus appeared first on Squawka News.

In an incredible late burst, Manchester United came from behind to beat Juventus 1-2.
The Italian Champions dominated the state of play for the vast majority of the match, but a late pair of subs transformed things and allowed The Red Devils to pick up a famous and much-needed victory. What did we learn"

1. Silk and Steel
There was one player in United blue who stood head and shoulders above his team-mates. Well, there were two but then Victor Lindelof made an error for Juventus’ goal. So yeah, two players. One was Lindelof, the other was Anthony Martial. The Frenchman has been in sensational form, scoring five goals in his last five games, and he came into Juventus Stadium looking to carry on that streak in the toughest environment imaginable. As it turns out, he couldn’t get a goal, but he did everything but.

Martial ran Juventus ragged. He didn’t look afraid by the stage, breaking into a pitch-perfect performance that would have dazzled the crowd. He bobbed and weaved and drove at the Italian champions; never with more purpose than when, with less than 10 minutes left, he began charging at Juve.
First with a cutting run from the flank where he ...
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