FC BarcelonaTOThe performance of the goal caused that the defeat of Manchester United was only for the minimum
ANDl Manchester lost the first clash of the quarterfinals of the Champions League against Barcelona.The set cul was imposed in Old Trafford, for the minimum. And if the scoreboard was not wider it was thanks, especially, to the success of David De Gea. The Madrid keeper had a decisive performance, with key actions on both sides. The tie is open, everything will be decided at the Camp Nou next week, by the goalkeeper.
The goalkeeper was on both sides. In the first half, after a long pass to Luis Surez, the Uruguayan ceded the ball toPhilippe Coutinho, who tried to surprise De Gea with a ball that looked like it was going to strain under the goalkeeper's legs.But in a display of reflections and position, the goalkeeper saved the ball with his foot.
Throughout the game, the ex-football player of Attico de Madrid was focused, attentive, focused, cold, well positioned. Dominating and giving security to his defense and repelling the shots of the azulgrana. In the second half, he proved again why he has become one of the most recognized players in Old Trafford and the Premier League. I avoided thatJordi Alba,in the 65th minute, it will expand the score. It was also decisive his determination and success with his feet. Cleared the ball.
He was not surprised by the international albiceleste either. The Argentine, in the 73rd minute, threw a foul, placed on the balcony of the area, that hel the fief of theRed Devils. English fans know that the cul has already scored six goals of direct free and fear the worst. But his shot went under the barrier and did not surprise De Gea. The madrileo, atrap without problems.
Slo Shaw was able last night to overcome the former player of the Attico de Madrid. The Manchester United defender scored on his own goal after a header by Luis Surez. It was the 12th minute of the match. But do not affect David De Gea. He continued to be confident, cold and focused. He was applauded by his grandstand and by his companions.
The keeper of theRed Devilsit was yesterday, without a doubt,the most outstanding player of Manchester United, who, on the other hand, barely disturbed the caretaker of Marc-Andr Ter Stegen.