Champions League: Man United grab precious point at CSKA; City overcome visiting Sevilla

Posted by News Express | 22 October 2015 | 2,775 times

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Anthony Martial rescued a point for Manchester United of England as they drew with CSKA Moscow in the Champions League in a laboured performance.

Seydou Doumbia gave CSKA the lead, reacting first after David de Gea saved Roman Eremenko’s penalty, awarded for a handball by Martial.

United improved after the break with Martial making up for his mistake by heading in Antonio Valencia’s cross.

They are now second in Group B as Wolfsburg beat PSV Eindhoven to go top.

Back in England, Kevin de Bruyne’s 91st-minute winner gave Manchester City a dramatic Champions League victory over Group D rivals Sevilla at The Ethihad.

The Spanish side had taken a deserved lead when Vitolo’s cross was turned in by the impressive Yevhen Konoplyanka.

City quickly equalised when Wilfried Bony’s close-range shot was deflected home off Adil Rami after good work by Yaya Toure.

Sevilla’s quick counter-attacks threatened more goals against a City side that were often caught wide open at the back.

But, for the second successive European game, Manuel Pellegrini’s men snatched three vital points in the dying seconds.

Yaya Toure charged forward in stoppage time and fed De Bruyne, who cut in from the right to score his fifth goal in his last seven games for City and send them into second place in the group.

Results of Last Night’s Games

Paris St G 0 - 0 Real Madrid FT

CSKA 1 - 1 Man Utd FT

Man City 2 - 1 Sevilla FT

Malmö FF 1 - 0 Shakt Donsk FT

VfL Wolfsburg 2 - 0 PSV FT

Atl Madrid 4 - 0 FC Astana FT

Galatasaray 2 - 1 Benfica FT

Juventus 0 - 0 Borussia Mönchengladbach FT

Results of Tuesday Night’s Games

BATE Bor 0 - 2 Barcelona FT

Bayer Levkn 4 - 4 Roma FT

Arsenal 2 - 0 Bayern Mun FT

Dynamo Kiev 0 - 0 Chelsea FT

Pieced together from separate BBC reports. Photo shows Wayne Rooney on the charge . . . last night against CSKA in Moscow.


Source: News Express

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