WATCH LIVE: Southampton Vs. Liverpool

English sides unbeaten vs. La Liga in UCL season (2-6)

  • Pogba subs into match for Herrera, 17′

  • De Gea with seven saves for United

  • David De Gea was the star as Manchester United escaped Sevilla with a scoreless draw in the first leg of the two sides’ UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie.

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    Sevilla won a corner kick within 90 seconds, but the ball made its way through the 18 without finding a receiver.

    Ander Herrera sprung Alexis Sanchez down the middle, but Jesus Navas cut across to catch the Chilean and thwart the United chance.

    Navas then dragged a shot across goal and past a diving David De Gea but inches wide of the far post.

    A Herrera injury — yes, another injury United supporters — meant Paul Pogba would join the fray after just 17 minutes with the key position in the 4-3-3.

    Lukaku botched a terrific diagonal cross from Sanchez with a blast over the goal in the 25th minute.

    The 38th minute saw Scott McTominay pump a ball right at Sergio Rico for the Sevilla backstop’s first save, and Angl Correa’s low shot was collected by De Gea for a third Red Devils save.

    De Gea then made a leaping save on Steven N’Zonzi’s redirection of a bicycle kick just before halftime, and then slapped Luis Muriel’s header over the bar before the whistle.

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    OMG, David De Gea. 😱 https://t.co/q91bk54GGd

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    De Gea nabbed another save, his sixth in the contest, when Clement Lenglet got his head on an Ever Banega free kick in the 64th minute.

    A Sanchez giveaway provided Sevilla the chance to counter, and Muriel couldn’t get the step back needed to power a header past De Gea.

    United had a goal pulled back in the 83rd minute as the ball struck Lukaku’s arm in the build-up.

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    Source : http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2018/02/11/watch-live-southampton-vs-liverpool/

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