Neuer Failed to hold the Red Devils

Manchester United's ambitions towards the final at Wembley Stadium is getting closer. At least, 2-0 victory over the host Schalke on leg 1, (26 / 4) to make the Red Devils step on the 2nd leg next week is more open.

Compete at the Veltins Arena, home of Schalke, Man United won on away goals are precisely targeted to mempermulus their step. Ambition it has been shown in a game that was exhibited against the Red Devils.

Although performed without the injured striker Dimitar Berbatov, Man United's aggressiveness was not reduced. even, since the beginning of the game they have been able to confine direct host defense.

Just 6 minutes walk game, Wayne Rooney and Park Ji-Sung has been given the threat to the Schalke goal. However, goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is still spry dismissed two golden opportunities.

Red Devils continued pressure. In the 14th minute, Javier Hernandez's turn which gives the threat through his right leg kick. But once again Neuer able to block it.

Luck seems to center away from the stronghold of Man United in the first half of this. Entering the 21st minute, Hernandez's right leg kick from a narrow angle is still thin wide on the right side of goalkeeper Neuer. Even with the odds in the 26th minute which was wasted.

Two minutes later, veteran turns gelandnag Man United, Ryan Giggs who got a chance to test the ability of Neuer. However, once again Germany's number one goalkeeper was able to mementahkannya.

In the 36th minute, the visitors get the opportunity through a crisis in the face of goal. But the glorious action Neuer, and poor final settlement of the players makes Man United Schalke goalkeeper is still safe.

The first round was closed by a golden opportunity again obtained by Giggs. The result was predictable. Neuer back into a formidable wall that have not been able to penetrate. Until halftime, a total of 7 experiments carried out Man United's capable countered Neuer. Score glasses also survive.

Entering the second half, precisely at minute 51, Hernandez was finally able to break the deadlock Man United. Unfortunately, this time his fate was also no luck. Linesman first raised offside flag sign.

In this second half, Schalke are still just a month thereafter the visitors attack. Their efforts were launched counterattacks failed thanks to tough defense often raised the team captain, Nemanja Vidic.

Efforts Man United continued to press throughout the game finally fruitful results. 'Magic' Neuer suddenly disappear when the game entered the 67th minute. Giggs who is finally paying two failures in the first round. Bait Rooney can be converted into a goal by Giggs left leg kick that enter through the sidelines of the foot Neuer.

Giggs created goals like opener 'padlock' goalkeeper Neuer. As a result, three minutes later Rooney turns himself back to conquer the Neuer swab receiving feedback from Hernandez breakthrough.

Winning two goals to make Man United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson immediately changed tactics. Hernandez and Park pulled out, and replaced by Anderson and Paul Scholes. Red Devils could only rely on Rooney to play alone in front.

In fact, when Rooney pulled out in the 83rd minute, and replaced by Nani, prkatis Man United played without a pure striker in this fight. It seems Fergie is quite happy with two-goal advantage, which eventually was able to be maintained until the fight was over.

These results make a step Schalke harder. On the 2nd leg at Old Trafford on Wednesday (4 / 5) future, at least this squad Ralf Rangnick must print at least three goals without reply to turn things around. A target is very difficult to pursue. (Irawan)

Schalke 04: Neuer; Uchida, Matip, Metzelder, Sarpei (Escudero 72), Farfan, Papadopoulos, Jurado (Draxler 82), Baumjohann (Kluge 53); Raul, Edu.
Man United: Van der Sar, Fabio, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra, Valencia, Giggs, Carrick, Park (Scholes 73), Rooney (Nani 82), Hernandez (Anderson 73).

Statistics of the match:
Total kicks: 9-18
Kick toward the goal: 5-10
Corner: 3-6
Offside: 0-4
Ball Possessions: 35% -65%
Violation: 12-15
Booked: Metzelder 34, Sarpei 71 - Fabio 58
Red card: -

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