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Leverkusen - Man. United
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Moyes enjoys improving United's five-star show

Published: Wednesday 27 November 2013, 23.44CET
While David Moyes enjoyed Manchester United FC's "best performance of the season", Sami Hyypiä said Bayer 04 Leverkusen had "been taught a lesson".

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Match statistics

Leverkusen
Man. United

0

Goals scored

5

52

Possession (%)

48

12

Total attempts

19

4

on target

14

8

off target

5

1

blocked

4

1

against woodwork

0

8

Corners

5

3

Offsides

2

1

Yellow cards

0

0

Red Cards

0

15

Fouls committed

14

14

Fouls suffered

14

580

Passes

573

440

completed

446

Lineups

leverkusen

Leverkusen

man. united

Man. United

1Leno (GK)1De Gea (GK)
3Reinartz
Substitution70
3Evra (C)
Substitution70
5Spahić
Goal30
4Jones
6Rolfes (C)5Ferdinand
7Son Heung-Min
Substitution70
6J. Evans
Goal66
8Bender
Substitution81
10Rooney
Substitution80
10Can11Giggs
11Kiessling12Smalling
Goal77
21Ömer Toprak17Nani
Goal88
26Donati25Valencia
Goal22
Substitution79
27Castro26Kagawa

Substitutes

36Lomb (GK)13Lindegaard (GK)
2Stafylidis8Anderson
Substitution80
4Wollscheid14Hernández
9Derdiyok
Substitution70
18Young
Substitution79
13Hegeler
Substitution70
19Welbeck
23Kruse23Cleverley
31Kohr
Substitution81
Yellow Card90+1
28Büttner
Substitution70

Coaches

Sami Hyypiä (FIN) David Moyes (SCO)

Referee

Svein Oddvar Moen (NOR)

Standings

Last updated: 28/11/2013 08:50 CET

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Published: Wednesday 27 November 2013, 23.44CET

Moyes enjoys improving United's five-star show

While David Moyes enjoyed Manchester United FC's "best performance of the season", Sami Hyypiä said Bayer 04 Leverkusen had "been taught a lesson".

Sami Hyypiä, Leverkusen coach
United taught us a lesson today. They took clinical advantage of our mistakes. I hope that a game like this is good for the future and that we are able to learn from it. Our performance wasn't that bad until we conceded the second goal. We then let our heads drop and didn't believe we could start a comeback.

It wasn't the game we thought we were going to play. At the beginning we were OK but when we went 2-0 down, we lost belief a little bit. The end of the first half was very difficult. We tried everything to get the belief back at half-time and we came out a bit better in the second half, but the third goal ended the game.

To concede five goals is obviously a huge disappointment, but that's how football goes sometimes. It was a lesson for us. United played well and after the second goal they changed their approach a bit and sat deep, waiting for counterattacking opportunities. That made it even more difficult for us to create chances.

David Moyes, Manchester United manager
There are signs we have been getting better. There were so many great performances. All around it was a great performance from the players. You cannot question Ryan Giggs as a football player. He did not look fatigued for his age at all.

That is what I was hoping to get more often this season. This is probably the best performance of the season. For us to come away from home and score five goals is really special.

There were so many good performances. To come to Germany and get a such a good result – Leverkusen are second in the Bundesliga behind Bayern and that gives an idea of where our performance and result stood.

[The display] was what I was hoping to get more often, there have been signs we are getting better but also signs we have been wasteful as well.

Last updated: 29/11/13 0.05CET

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