FC Basel vs. Manchester United, live stream

FC Basel vs. Manchester United, live stream

FC Basel vs. Manchester United, live stream

From left: Basel's Manuel Akanji, Manchester United's Anthony Martial and Basel's Geoffroy Serey Die, vie for the ball during the Champions League Group A soccer match between Switzerland's FC Basel 1893 and England's Manchester United at the St. Jakob-Park stadium in Basel, Switzerland, Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017.

Having been penned back in the first half, Basel nearly snatched the lead after the interval when Serey Die drilled just wide.

The visitors appeared to have done enough to claim the point they needed to wrap up qualification, but Lang decisively struck in the 89th minute, moving them above CSKA Moscow due to a better head-to-head record, while United are left still needing a point against the Russian side to be absolutely sure of progression. Basel, we said before the game, would be confident.

Mourinho has stressed that Mkhitaryan, who has struggled form form since the opening weeks of the campaign, had to make way as a number of other players are starting to return to full fitness. United have two wingers as first-choice full-backs, which does not say much for Matteo Darmian and Daley Blind.

Michael Carrick also remains absent through injury.

Argentina worldwide Marcos Rojo made his first appearance since recovering from a knee problem and he produced a great recovery tackle to deny Dimitri Oberlin, who only had Sergio Romero to beat. Subs: Rashford 6, Matic 6, Ibrahimovic 6.

United hit the woodwork twice in a dominant first half, but they were outplayed after the interval and could have few complaints about Lang's dramatic victor. United are tottering here.

United would do well not to underestimate Basel, who beat Benfica 5-0 not too long ago and also won away at CSKA (even if they then lost their home leg).

With United appealing in vain for offside, Raoul Petretta's measured pass found Lang and he tapped in at the far post to leave Mourinho cursing.

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