Match statistics

LeverkusenMan. United

Goals scored0
5
Possession (%)52
 
48
Total attempts12
 
19
on target4
 
14
off target8
 
5
blocked1
 
4
against woodwork1
 
0
Corners8
 
5
Offsides3
 
2
Yellow cards1
 
0
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed15
 
14
Fouls suffered14
 
14
Passes580
 
573
completed440
 
446

Standings

Legend:

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Pts: Points   
Last updated: 20/11/2017 15:48 CET
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    A fantastic performance from Manchester United comes to an end. Rooney was the main man, setting up the first four goals, before Nani capped one of the best United displays in the David Moyes era with a late fifth. Above all else they have booked their place in the knockout stage.
  • 90+3
    Derdiyok (Leverkusen) makes a save.
  • 90+3
    Giggs (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
    The Welshman goes for goal but his strike hits the wall.
  • 90+2
    Ömer Toprak (Leverkusen) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Nani (Man. United).
    Lots of United players standing over the free-kick. Can they get another?
  • Yellow Card
    90+1
    Kohr (Leverkusen) is booked.
  • 90
    Nani (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Spahić (Leverkusen).
  • 89
    De Gea (Man. United) makes a save.
    The keeper has not had much to do tonight but is called into action late on and makes an excellent save. Stefan Kiessling chests the ball into the path of Eren Derdiyok who drives in a half volley, via a deflection, that David de Gea gets a firm hand to.
  • 89
    Derdiyok (Leverkusen) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    88
    Nani (Man. United) scores!
    That is five for United. Ryan Giggs plays a beautiful long ball over the Leverkusen back four and Nani's neat touch takes the ball around Bernd Leno. The keeper forces him wide but the winger does well to clip the ball into the net with the outside of his foot from the tight angle.
  • 86
    Spahić (Leverkusen) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Smalling (Man. United).
  • 84
    Anderson (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
  • 84
    Leno (Leverkusen) makes a save.
  • Substitution
    81
    Kohr (in) - L. Bender (out) (Leverkusen)
  • Substitution
    80
    Anderson (in) - Rooney (out) (Man. United)
    The England man leaves the field after a job well done. He has set up all four of United's goals tonight.
  • Substitution
    79
    Young (in) - A. Valencia (out) (Man. United)
  • 79
    Büttner (Man. United) misses the target.
    United are still pushing forward with the substitute the latest to try his luck from distance but his effort misses the target.
  • 79
    Rooney (Man. United) delivers the corner.
  • 79
    Leno (Leverkusen) makes a save.
    Phil Jones sends a dipping half volley towards goal and the keeper does very well to tip the ball over the crossbar and keep the scoreline at 4-0.
  • 79
    Jones (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
  • 79
    Rooney (Man. United) takes the corner.
  • Goal
    77
    Smalling (Man. United) scores!
    If it was in doubt United have just confirmed their place in the knockout stage. Giulio Donati gives the ball away on the edge of his own area, Shinji Kagawa slips in Wayne Rooney with a deft chip into the box and the striker pokes the ball past Bernd Leno for Chris Smalling to head in the fourth.
  • 76
    Rooney (Man. United) takes the corner.
  • 75
    L. Bender (Leverkusen) is penalised for a foul on Büttner (Man. United).
  • 74
    Derdiyok (Leverkusen) is penalised for a foul on Jones (Man. United).
  • 73
    L. Bender (Leverkusen) delivers the free-kick wide.
    It is a better delivery this time and the midfielder rises well to connect with the ball but his header drifts over the crossbar.
  • 73
    Castro (Leverkusen) takes the free-kick.
  • 72
    Büttner (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on L. Bender (Leverkusen).
    The United substitute gives away a free-kick in a dangerous position. Can the hosts make it count?
  • 71
    Giggs (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Castro (Leverkusen).
  • 71
    Castro (Leverkusen) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    70
    Derdiyok (in) - Son Heung-Min (out) (Leverkusen)
  • 70
    J. Evans (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on L. Bender (Leverkusen).
    Another set-piece goes down as an opportunity missed for the hosts as a cross floats harmlessly into the arms of David de Gea.
  • Substitution
    70
    Hegeler (in) - Reinartz (out) (Leverkusen)
  • Substitution
    70
    Büttner (in) - Evra (out) (Man. United)
  • 67
    Rolfes (Leverkusen) is penalised for a foul on A. Valencia (Man. United).
  • Goal
    66
    J. Evans (Man. United) scores!
    Ryan Giggs corner is met by Patrice Evra who flicks a header into the six-yard box. Wayne Rooney stabs the ball at goal and Bernd Leno does brilliantly to keep the ball out but the Bayer defenders stand and watch as Jonny Evans taps in the rebound from close range.
  • 65
    Rooney (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
  • 65
    Leno (Leverkusen) makes a save.
  • 65
    Giggs (Man. United) takes the corner.
  • 65
    Jones (Man. United) misses the target.
    The defender tries his luck from range but his shot is deflected over for a corner.
  • 64
    De Gea (Man. United) makes a save.
    An easy save for the keeper as Emir Spahić shoots from range after a Bayer cross is headed clear.
  • 64
    Spahić (Leverkusen) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • 64
    Castro (Leverkusen) takes the free-kick.
  • 64
    J. Evans (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Kiessling (Leverkusen).
  • 63
    Rooney (Man. United) misses the target.
    The striker has created two goals tonight and comes close to grabbing one of his own. He finds space on the edge of the box and whips a shot at goal that skims the left hand post.
  • 61
    L. Bender (Leverkusen) is penalised for a foul on Kagawa (Man. United).
  • 60
    Spahić (Leverkusen) is flagged for offside.
  • 60
    Reinartz (Leverkusen) misses the target.
    Two successive corners are not dealt with by United and the hosts almost pull a goal back. Gonzalo Castro's second delivery is headed against the post by Stefan Reinartz and Emir Spahić pokes the rebound against the same upright before being flagged offside.
  • 60
    Castro (Leverkusen) takes the corner.
  • 60
    Castro (Leverkusen) takes the corner.
  • 59
    Nani (Man. United) misses the target.
    Emir Spahić is at the centre of things again. This time he gives the ball right to Nani on the edge of the Bayer penalty area. The United winger plays a quick one-two with Wayne Rooney before driving a low shot just wide of the far post.
  • 58
    Spahić (Leverkusen) misses the target.
    Looking to make amends for his misplaced header in the first half the defender meets Gonzalo Castro's corner at the front post but flicks the ball over the bar.
  • 58
    Castro (Leverkusen) delivers the corner.
  • 55
    Can (Leverkusen) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jones (Man. United).
    The Leverkusen fans are in full voice but their players cannot sustain any pressure on United. Their latest attack comes to an end when Phil Jones wins a foul in his own half.
  • 53
    Giggs (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on L. Bender (Leverkusen).
  • 53
    Giggs (Man. United) delivers the corner.
    The Welshman takes the corner short to Antonio Valencia, receives the ball back and curls a cross into the box, but it is well dealt with by the Bayer back four.
  • 52
    Castro (Leverkusen) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Giggs (Man. United).
  • 51
    Rolfes (Leverkusen) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on J. Evans (Man. United).
  • 51
    Can (Leverkusen) delivers the corner.
  • 51
    Castro (Leverkusen) takes the free-kick.
  • 50
    Evra (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Son Heung-Min (Leverkusen).
    Gonzalo Castro drives a dangerous cross into the box that just misses Emir Spahić but wins Bayer a corner.
  • 49
    Kagawa (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
  • 49
    Leno (Leverkusen) makes a save.
    Antonio Valencia sends a cross into the box where Shinji Kagawa is unmarked but his header at goal is punched clear by the keeper.
  • 48
    Spahić (Leverkusen) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kagawa (Man. United).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    Manchester United are in complete control of the game with a 2-0 lead and headed to the knockout stage. Can Bayer get themselves back into the game and keep their qualification hopes alive?
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    An excellent first-half display from Manchester United comes to an end. Two Wayne Rooney crosses have made the difference after a cagey first ten minutes. First he found Antonio Valencia to tap in before forcing Emir Spahić to head into his own net and give United a 2-0 lead.
  • 44
    Leno (Leverkusen) makes a save.
    The ball is headed clear and lands at the feet of Antonio Valencia. Searching for his second goal the winger drives a low shot at goal, from a tight angle, but the keeper gets down to save well.
  • 44
    A. Valencia (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
  • 42
    Can (Leverkusen) delivers the corner.
    The winger's corner is cleared by Wayne Rooney and Nani breaks with pace down the right wing. However, when he reaches the penalty area, he cannot find Shinji Kagawa with a cross which floats into the arms of Bernd Leno.
  • 41
    Rooney (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on L. Bender (Leverkusen).
  • 40
    Castro (Leverkusen) misses the target.
    The ball drops for the 26-year-old outside the box but he blasts his shot over the bar.
  • 39
    Rooney (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Spahić (Leverkusen).
  • 38
    J. Evans (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kiessling (Leverkusen).
  • 37
    Castro (Leverkusen) delivers the corner.
    Lars Bender does brilliantly to tackle Patrice Evra in his own box and win his side a corner but the cross is sent straight out of play.
  • 33
    Rooney (Man. United) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 32
    Kagawa (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
    United are looking very comfortable at the moment and the Japan international tries his luck from long range but Bernd Leno is alert to save.
  • 32
    Leno (Leverkusen) makes a save.
  • 32
    Giggs (Man. United) takes the free-kick.
  • 31
    Reinartz (Leverkusen) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kagawa (Man. United).
  • Goal
    30
    Spahić (Leverkusen) scores an own goal.
    Wayne Rooney is the creator again as United double their lead. The striker whips in a brilliant free-kick and the defender, under pressure from Chris Smalling, can only send a backwards header past Bernd Leno and into his own net.
  • 29
    Reinartz (Leverkusen) is penalised for a foul on Kagawa (Man. United).
  • 28
    L. Bender (Leverkusen) delivers the free-kick wide.
    The hosts look to respond and send a deep free-kick into the area. The midfielder tries to glace a header towards the bottom corner but it goes just wide.
  • 28
    Castro (Leverkusen) takes the free-kick.
  • 27
    A. Valencia (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Can (Leverkusen).
  • 27
    Giggs (Man. United) delivers the free-kick on target.
    It is actually the Welshman who takes the free-kick but his curled strike hits the wall.
  • 27
    Spahić (Leverkusen) makes a save.
    Ryan Giggs' free-kick spins off the Bayer wall and bounces in the box where Patrice Evra tries to send a header at goal but he cannot generate much power and the defender blocks well.
  • 26
    Can (Leverkusen) is penalised for a foul on Kagawa (Man. United).
    United piling on the pressure now and Wayne Rooney stands over the free-kick.
  • 24
    Jones (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
    The Englishman keeps the pressure up by sending in another shot at goal but is effort is also blocked by a sprawling Bayer defender.
  • 24
    Ömer Toprak (Leverkusen) makes a save.
  • 24
    Donati (Leverkusen) makes a save.
  • 24
    J. Evans (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
    Bayer scramble the ball clear and it falls to the defender on the edge of the box but his effort is well blocked.
  • 24
    Ömer Toprak (Leverkusen) is penalised for a foul on Nani (Man. United).
  • Goal
    22
    A. Valencia (Man. United) scores!
  • 21
    Can (Leverkusen) takes the corner.
  • 21
    J. Evans (Man. United) makes a save.
  • 21
    Kiessling (Leverkusen) has an effort on goal.
    A fantastic tackle from Jonny Evans stops the striker from giving his side the lead. Stefan Kiessling picks up the ball on the edge of the area and ghosts into the box but the defender blocks his close-range strike.
  • 20
    A. Valencia (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Can (Leverkusen).
  • 20
    Castro (Leverkusen) is flagged for offside.
    A hopeful ball up-field finds the German in acres of space in the penalty area, much to the delight of the home fans, but he is offside.
  • 19
    Spahić (Leverkusen) misses the target.
    Gonzalo Castro whips in the resulting corner and the defender meets his cross at the front post with a header but the ball flies over the bar.
  • 19
    Castro (Leverkusen) takes the corner.
  • 18
    Son Heung-Min (Leverkusen) misses the target.
    The young South Korean picks up a good position again on the edge of the area but again he cannot connect properly with his shot and fires wide from outside the box.
  • 17
    Kiessling (Leverkusen) is flagged for offside.
  • 16
    Nani (Man. United) misses the target.
    Best chance of the match so far for either side. Ryan Giggs receives the ball in the area and lays it off to the winger who tries to bend a shot into the top corner but shoots just over.
  • 15
    Donati (Leverkusen) fouls.
    The Italian gives the ball straight to Patrice Evra who breaks quickly but his pass to Wayne Rooney hits Giulio Donati on the hand.
  • 12
    De Gea (Man. United) makes a save.
    Emre Can slightly over-hits a cross which eludes everyone and heads towards the United keeper's goal but he is well positioned to collect the ball.
  • 12
    Can (Leverkusen) has an effort on goal.
  • 12
    Giggs (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on L. Bender (Leverkusen).
  • 11
    Giggs (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Son Heung-Min (Leverkusen).
    The South Korean has looked lively in the first ten minutes and does well to win a free-kick in the middle of the park.
  • 3
    Son Heung-Min (Leverkusen) misses the target.
    The 21-year-old is allowed some space on the edge of the box but scuffs his shot slightly and it rolls well wide of the post.
  • 1
    Rooney (Man. United) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Shinji Kagawa and the England striker almost combine immediately but the play is called back for offside.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Matchday five in Group A begins and could be decided tonight with both Bayer and United targeting a win to send them through to the knockout stage.

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