United fight back to snatch unlikely Champions League late win at Juventus

Juventus vs. Manchester United live stream: Watch Champions League online

Juventus vs. Manchester United live stream: Watch Champions League online

The team created so many more chances than the visitors and was nearly utterly dominant in the game until Jose Mourinho introduced his substitutes.

Paul Pogba says his celebrations after Manchester United's late victor against his former club Juventus felt "strange" while paying tribute to the Red Devils' staying power. Should have made it 3-1.

But Mata hauled United level with his free kick before Sandro bundled in Ashley Young's late, in-swinging set-piece. Mata is a genius in those type of situations and after that Juventus looked unsettled.

Having spoken bullishly in the prematch news conference about his form, happiness and United's prospects of winning a major trophy, Pogba was applauded back to Turin by the Juventus fans before the game.

Juventus, on the other hand, looked risky every time they went forward thanks to the link-up play between Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala.

Cristiano Ronaldo was quiet for the first hour or so of Juventus' match with Manchester United on Wednesday in the Champions League group stage. "We stick together through the hard times and the good and we win games like this, and it puts us on a high".

Pogba didn't excel, but he was well received at his former club on his return to Italy. "We played with that spirit and we scored two goals like this". But even so United won and that was a good sign.

"I think because of the venue and the importance of the game, it's one of the best [that I've scored]".

But Sanchez offers totally different qualities to Lukaku, and they were on show in Turin. The Premier League champions are two points clear at the top of the standings, and nine points ahead of seventh-place United. It's a very open competition this year with several teams capable of going all the way, especially with the holders, Real Madrid, lacking Ronaldo. I just made a little thing.

With a bit more luck, they might be able to get something out of Manchester City at Etihad Stadium on Sunday too, but they will need some extra quality as well.

"Shake the manager's hand". I can see him setting up the side defensively and trying to get something from the game.

It is a big ask for United to stop them, and they will have to play much better than they did against Juve to stand a chance. We are not putting in consistent performances at the moment but there's still a long way to go and we still have a chance of pulling it back.

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