In the first confrontation, Barcelona’s advantage is difficult to overwhelm. Despite the already familiar control of the ball (68%), the Catalans made the goal of the Red Devils just five shots, three of which hit the target. And the victory was due to an auto goal from Luke Shaw in the 12th minute of the match.
“Manchester United” in the number of strikes, despite the fact that the possession lost, shot his rival in the first meeting. Sir Alex struck ten times, but not one of them hit the shots on target.
In the previous round of the Champions League, the “red devils” had already surprised the football community by recouping after a home defeat from PSG (1:2) in the away match. Recall that in Paris, the British won with a score of 3:1. In general, in the away matches in the current European Cup, the British suffered only one defeat – against Valencia (1:2), beating Young Boys (3:0) and Juventus (2:1)