Carlos Tevez got us a crucial equaliser and away goal in tonight’s match against Lyon. After a frustrating match, it was looking as though we were set for a 1-0 defeat. Despite our great record of scoring late on, for some reason I always seem to let the doubt sink in.
There wasn’t much separating the teams and despite United dominating the possession, we struggled to get the break through. Benzema scored a great goal, squeezing the ball past several of our defenders, highlighting why Sir Alex Ferguson is interested in the lad.
Carlos Tevez replaced Paul Scholes with 25 minutes to go, giving United the needed formation. Most reds would be far happier to see Fergie go with 4-4-2 from the beginning, but he seems determined to get the 4-3-3 nailed for the Champions League.
Nani delivered a wicked cross which in the end found it’s way to Tevez to tap in. He grabbed a great late equaliser against Spurs just a few weeks ago and managed the same again for us tonight in the Champions League, proving to be a great signing for United.
United are now definite favourites to progress to the quarters, with the away goal taking the pressure off our lads. Lyon have to come out and play against us at Old Trafford. With our solid defence and our great ability on the counter attack things are looking good for United.
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