21:54 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
FT | FC Barcelona have an away goal to take back to Spain ahead of next week’s second leg. Ole’s men are still in the tie, but have not had a single shot on target for the entirety of the match.
Here are the full time statistics…
MNU vs FCB
33% possession 67%
10 shots 6
0 on target 3
2 corners 4
16 fouls 11
(Shaw, Smalling, Lingard) 3 yellows 2 (Busquets, Vidal)
21:52 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
90+3 | Final substitution for Barcelona…
21:45 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
85′ | Solskjaer uses his final substitution…
21:42 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
82′ | Barcelona awarded a free kick on the edge of the area after Pogba brings down Semedo.
Messi’s effort clips the heels of the Manchester United wall, but De Gea gathers the ball.
21:34 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
74′ | The hosts make their second change of the evening…
21:30 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
71′ | Vidal, just minutes after coming off the bench, picks up a yellow card.
21:25 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
66′ | Double substitution for Barcelona…
OFF: Coutinho, Arthur
ON: Vidal, Sergi Roberto
A change for Manchester United…
21:24 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
65′ | Great build-up play from Barcelona, resulting in Semedo sliding in Suarez. The Uruguayan strikes the side of the net with his effort from close range.
21:21 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
61′ | A free kick from a wide position on the right side for the hosts.
Young’s powerful cross is headed away from Alba.
21:12 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
52′ | A punch from Ter Stegen allows the ball to drop to an unmarked Marcus Rashord, but the Englishman’s strike comes off his shin and misses the target.
21:09 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
49′ | Manchester United have their first corner of the game in the opening minutes of the second half.
The corner is cleared away with a towering headed from ex-United defender Pique.
21:05 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
46′ | The second half is underway. No changes for either side during the break.
20:48 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
HT | The visitors have the lead after an own goal from Luke Shaw, but they haven’t had it all their own way. Manchester United have had opportunities to equalise and have forced Barcelona into defensive mistakes.
Here are the statistics at half time…
MNU vs FCB
33% possession 67%
5 shots 3
0 on target 1
0 corners 3
5 fouls 3
(Shaw) 1 yellows 1 (Busquets)
20:41 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
40′ | Rashford curls in a brilliant ball towards Dalot who closes in at the back-post. The Portuguese youngster connects with the ball poorly and heads wide, a big chance for the home side.
20:37 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
36′ | De Gea is quick on his feet to save an effort from Coutinho. The ball rolls away from Messi after the Spaniard used a stretched leg to deny Coutinho.
20:29 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
28′ | Pique sticks his leg out to block McTominay inside the box, but the referee waves away any suggestion of a penalty.
The opportunity came from a physical challenge from Chris Smalling on Lionel Messi, who has cuts above his left eye and nose.
20:27 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
26′ | Dalot bursts down the left side and passes to Pogba. The Frenchman curls a cross just over the head of Romelu Lukaku.
20:20 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
19′ | Luke Shaw picks up a yellow card, he will be suspended for the second leg at the Nou Camp next week.
20:18 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
17′ | Busquets brings down Pogba on the edge of the area. The free kick is the opposite side to Rashford’s early strike from the set piece.
Fred steps up and strikes into the wall, the ball falls back to Young who slices his effort wide.
20:13 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-1 FC BARCELONA
12′ | GOAL! Messi chips a perfectly weighted ball into Suarez who heads downwards across De Gea’s goal line. The former Liverpool striker sees his headed effort turned in off Luke Shaw as Coutinho dives in at the back post.
After a VAR check for a potential offside, the goal stands.
20:09 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-0 FC BARCELONA
8′ | Pogba plays a ball into Rashford from a wide position but Ter Stegen was quick to clear the threat. Pogba’s pass caught out Barcelona’s defence, but Rashford was on the verge of an offside position.
20:04 MANCHESTER UNITED 0-0 FC BARCELONA
3′ | Manchester United are awarded a free kick from shooting-range after Busquets puts in a high challenge on Scott McTominay.
Rashford strikes well, but the ball sails wide of the post.
20:00 KICK OFF!
The teams are out at Old Trafford and the iconic Champions League anthem has been played. Referee, Gianluca Rocchi blows his whistle to get the game underway.
FC BARCELONA TEAM NEWS
Ter Stegen, Semedo, Pique, Lenglet, Alba, Busquets, Rakitic, Arthur, Suarez, Coutinho, Messi
subs: Cillesen, Dembele, Malcom, Sergi Roberto, Vidal, Umtiti, Alena
MANCHESTER UNITED TEAM NEWS
De Gea, Young, Smalling, Lindelof, Shaw, Dalot, McTominay, Fred, Pogba, Lukaku, Rashford
subs: Romero, Jones, Rojo, Pereira, Lingard, Mata, Martial
Welcome to Nerve Sport’s live coverage of Manchester United vs FC Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League Quarter-Final. There’s around one hour to go until kick off, team news to follow…