Match statistics

OţelulMan. United

Goals scored0
2
Attempts on target4
 
6
Attempts off target6
 
4
Corners2
 
1
Offsides3
 
1
Fouls committed20
 
11
Yellow cards6
 
1
Red cards1
 
1
Possession (%)37
 
63

Standings

Last updated: 21/05/2012 17:30 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    United get their first win of this season's UEFA Champions League but it was anything but the straightforward victory many were expecting. Wayne Rooney scored twice from the penalty spot as both teams ended with ten, but Oţelul made it very hard work.
  • 90+4
    Lindegaard (Man. United) makes a save.
  • 90+4
    Filip (Oţelul) has an effort on goal.
  • 90+3
    Pena (Oţelul) misses the target.
  • Goal
    90+2
    Rooney (Man. United) scores from the penalty spot.
    A second penalty of the evening for Rooney. He sends the ball into the same corner as before. Branko Grahovac guesses the right way but the ball has too much power and confirms the hard earned points for United.
  • 90+1
    Rooney (Man. United) was fouled in the penalty area by Antal (Oţelul)
  • 90
    Râpă (Oţelul) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Nani (Man. United).
  • 90
    Nani (Man. United) takes the free-kick.
  • 90
    Nani (Man. United) misses the target.
    Nani hits the post from 25 metres with a skidding shot. It is late on but finally United are playing with freedom.
  • 89
    Anderson (Man. United) takes the free-kick.
  • Red Card
    89
    Perendija (Oţelul) is shown a second yellow card and is dismissed.
    The defender blocks off Javier Hernández as he attempts to latch on to a ball over the top and recieves a second booking. It is ten against ten in Bucharest.
  • 89
    Perendija (Oţelul) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hernández (Man. United).
  • 88
    Lindegaard (Man. United) takes the free-kick.
  • 88
    Antal (Oţelul) fouls.
  • Substitution
    87
    Viglianti (in) - Punoševac (out) (Oţelul)
  • 87
    Evra (Man. United) takes the free-kick.
  • 86
    Perendija (Oţelul) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hernández (Man. United).
  • Substitution
    83
    Ilie (in) - Frunză (out) (Oţelul)
  • 82
    Punoševac (Oţelul) misses the target.
    Another chance to get the equaliser as Bratislav Punoševac attempts a volley from a right wing cross. The ball was just too far behind him and he was unable to turn the ball on target from the edge of the area.
  • 82
    Filip (Oţelul) takes the free-kick.
  • 81
    Grahovac (Oţelul) makes a save.
  • 81
    Nani (Man. United) delivers the free-kick on target.
    A chance for United to secure the points but Nani's free-kick is too close to the goalkeeper. He was aiming for the corner but drifted down the middle.
  • Yellow Card
    81
    Giurgiu (Oţelul) is booked.
  • 80
    Giurgiu (Oţelul) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hernández (Man. United).
  • 78
    Perendija (Oţelul) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hernández (Man. United).
  • Substitution
    76
    Jones (in) - Fabio (out) (Man. United)
  • 75
    Evra (Man. United) takes the free-kick.
  • 74
    Râpă (Oţelul) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Rooney (Man. United).
  • 74
    Pena (Oţelul) misses the target.
    The substitute heads over from a brilliant position. It should be level! A terrific whipped corner from the left from Sorin Frunză finds the striker but he was unable to keep the ball down when free.
  • 74
    Frunză (Oţelul) delivers the corner.
  • Substitution
    72
    Pena (in) - Neagu (out) (Oţelul)
  • 72
    Hernández (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Perendija (Oţelul).
  • Substitution
    71
    J. Evans (in) - A. Valencia (out) (Man. United)
    The Northern Irish defender comes on to fill the gap left by Nemanja Vidić. Antonio Valencia is sacrificed as United aim to hold on.
  • 69
    Filip (Oţelul) misses the target.
    Oţelul are more ambitious now and they need to get something. Bratislav Punoševac shoots after good pressure, but the ball curls wide and Anders Lindegaard breaths a sigh of relief.
  • 69
    Punoševac (Oţelul) has a shot blocked.
  • 68
    Antal (Oţelul) has a shot blocked.
    The home side immediately try to make their numerical advantage pay. A ball into the area comes out to Liviu Antal but the ball bounces too high and by the time it comes down the defence just manages to get there to block the volley.
  • 67
    Frunză (Oţelul) takes the free-kick.
  • Red Card
    66
    Vidić (Man. United) is sent off.
    The central defender is dismissed after a foul Gabriel Giurgiu and now United must hold on with ten man. It will be an exciting finish!
  • 66
    Vidić (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Giurgiu (Oţelul).
  • 66
    Punoševac (Oţelul) is penalised for a foul on Smalling (Man. United).
  • Goal
    64
    Rooney (Man. United) scores from the penalty spot.
    He sends the goalkeeper the wrong way for his 26th goal in UEFA competition and finally the breakthrough has come. Firing into the bottom right corner Oţelul's resistance is broken.
  • Yellow Card
    64
    Costin (Oţelul) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 63
    Costin (Oţelul) fouls.
    Sergiu Costin handles in the area as Rooney attempts to cross to Javier Hernández. The England striker will take it.
  • 63
    Rooney (Man. United) misses the target.
    The England striker is so close to the opener. Nani tricks his way into the box on the left and finds Rooney who turns on the ball and drags the ball past the near post.
  • Yellow Card
    62
    Neagu (Oţelul) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 62
    Neagu (Oţelul) is penalised for a foul on Nani (Man. United).
  • 56
    Punoševac (Oţelul) is flagged for offside.
  • 56
    Anderson (Man. United) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    56
    Perendija (Oţelul) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 56
    Perendija (Oţelul) is penalised for a foul on Rooney (Man. United).
  • 55
    Frunză (Oţelul) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    54
    Carrick (Man. United) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 54
    Carrick (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Antal (Oţelul).
  • 54
    Anderson (Man. United) takes the corner.
  • 52
    Nani (Man. United) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    52
    Râpă (Oţelul) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 52
    Râpă (Oţelul) is penalised for a foul on Nani (Man. United).
  • 51
    Grahovac (Oţelul) takes the free-kick.
  • 51
    A. Valencia (Man. United) fouls.
  • 46
    Vidić (Man. United) takes the free-kick.
  • 46
    Neagu (Oţelul) is penalised for a foul on Anderson (Man. United).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45
    Vidić (Man. United) takes the free-kick.
  • 45
    Punoševac (Oţelul) is flagged for offside.
  • 44
    Antal (Oţelul) misses the target.
    The best chance Oţelul have had of breaking the deadlock. A corner from the right is met by the defender but it loops just over the bar. Almost a shock opener.
  • 43
    Frunză (Oţelul) takes the corner.
  • 42
    Grahovac (Oţelul) makes a save.
  • 42
    Nani (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
    The Portuguese winger is the most dangerous player out there at the moment. He skips into a central position and unleashes a low right foot shot which Branko Grahovac spills but Javier Hernández cannot get there in time to turn the ball in.
  • 42
    Carrick (Man. United) misses the target.
    United carve Oţelul open for the first time. Nani breaks free on the left and plays in the England midfielder who shoots over from 10 metres. He should have hit the target under no pressure and United should be a goal up.
  • 41
    Smalling (Man. United) takes the free-kick.
  • 41
    Antal (Oţelul) fouls.
  • 41
    Grahovac (Oţelul) takes the free-kick.
  • 40
    Hernández (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Costin (Oţelul).
  • 40
    Grahovac (Oţelul) takes the free-kick.
  • 39
    Evra (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Antal (Oţelul).
  • 38
    A. Valencia (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Giurgiu (Oţelul).
  • 37
    Grahovac (Oţelul) takes the free-kick.
  • 37
    Nani (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Râpă (Oţelul).
    United release the pressure they have been building up by giving away a foul. The Romanian side clear and united must build again.
  • 35
    Grahovac (Oţelul) makes a save.
  • 35
    Evra (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
    Wayne Rooney holds the ball up on the left and picks out the full-back who is sprinting forward. Evra shoots low but Branko Grahovac has it covered at his near post. He still has not been tested to the full yet.
  • 32
    Lindegaard (Man. United) makes a save.
  • 32
    Râpă (Oţelul) has an effort on goal.
  • 31
    Neagu (Oţelul) has a shot blocked.
    The game is beginning to open up with Oţelul beginning to come forward with more adventure. Another shot does not get through the defence though.
  • 31
    Grahovac (Oţelul) makes a save.
  • 31
    Rooney (Man. United) delivers the free-kick on target.
    Wayne Rooney curls a low free-kick around the edge of the wall and has Branko Grahovac scrambling to his left to keep it out. United starting to display some threat now.
  • 30
    Neagu (Oţelul) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Carrick (Man. United).
  • 29
    Rooney (Man. United) has a shot blocked.
    It is the England forward's first sight of goal. Patrice Evra sprints into the final third and finds Rooney who takes one touch before driving towards goal. Defenders converge on the striker and manage to block the goalbound shot.
  • 28
    Frunză (Oţelul) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 27
    Filip (Oţelul) misses the target.
    It is the closest we have been to a goal yet. United clear their area but the midfielder picks up the ball and drives forward before shooting powerfully. Anders Lindegaard watches teh ball go just over, but it was dangerous effort from Filip.
  • 27
    Sălăgeanu (Oţelul) has a shot blocked.
  • 26
    Giurgiu (Oţelul) has a shot blocked.
    A free-kick is lofted in to the visitors box and the ball falls to Gabriel Giurgiu who shoots from the edge of the area but the ball is well blocked.
  • 26
    Smalling (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Punoševac (Oţelul).
  • 25
    Fabio (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Costin (Oţelul).
  • 19
    Carrick (Man. United) takes the free-kick.
  • 19
    Filip (Oţelul) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Carrick (Man. United).
  • 18
    Punoševac (Oţelul) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fabio (Man. United).
  • 17
    Antal (Oţelul) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Vidić (Man. United).
  • 15
    Lindegaard (Man. United) makes a save.
  • 15
    Punoševac (Oţelul) has an effort on goal.
    The striker has scored four in his last five games for the club and after stealing possession from Fabio has another right footed effort from 25 metres. But again the shot is too straight and fails to trouble Anders Lindegaard.
  • 13
    Anderson (Man. United) misses the target.
    Nani tricks his way into a dangerous position on the left side of the area. His pull back is met by Anderson but his low left foot shoot goes wide of the right post. United are finding it difficult to get behind the home side.
  • 12
    Lindegaard (Man. United) makes a save.
  • 12
    Punoševac (Oţelul) has an effort on goal.
    Nemanja Vidić gives away the ball in his own half to fellow Serbian Bratislav Punoševac who shoots from 25m. He does not get the connection he hoped for and the ball goes straight to Anders Lindegaard. Oţelul are getting into the game now.
  • 10
    Costin (Oţelul) takes the free-kick.
  • 10
    Smalling (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Punoševac (Oţelul).
    Smalling hit an 83rd-minute winner for England as they claimed a 2-1 home victory against a Romania side including Ionuţ Neagu and Cornel Râpă in a UEFA European Under-21 Championship play-off match in October 2010.
  • 3
    Grahovac (Oţelul) takes the free-kick.
  • 3
    Fabio (Man. United) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 2
    Punoševac (Oţelul) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Vidić (Man. United).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    United kick-off and immediately put together a string of passes. They could have a lot of possession this evening.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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