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ESPN – Young’s late winner earns Manchester United three vital points

ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE: Ashley Young goal (89') Newcastle 0-1 Manchester United NEWCASTLE, England — Three thoughts on Manchester United's 1-0 win vs. Newcastle in the Premier League. 1. Young's decisive late strike “Attack, attack, attack,” implored visiting Manchester United fans as the game wore on. Their side had been ponderous and punchless against a determined Newcastle effort, supplying another antiseptic display, while their rivals for a top-four finish were all winning. Liverpool were set to draw level on points, with the Merseysiders in infinitely richer form than…

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ESPN – Dortmund woes on display as Juve’s deadly counter proves decisive

There were defensive mistakes on both sides as Juve get off on a good foot with a 2-1 win at home in the first leg of the Round of 16 in the Champions League. There were defensive mistakes on both sides as Juve get off on a good foot with a 2-1 win at home in the first leg of the Round of 16 in the Champions League. ESPN FC's Mark Donaldson breaks down all the action from Turin as Carlos Tevez and Alvaro Morata propelled Juventus to a 2-1 first-leg victory over Marco Reus and Dortmund. Barcelona string together 22 consecutive passes en route to scoring their second goal of the game. Luis Suarez struck twice in the first half for Barcelona against Manchester City earning him player of the day honours in the Champions League. Three quick thoughts from Tuesday night's Champions League round of 16 first leg in Turin, where Juventus downed Borussia Dortmund 2-1. 1. Juventus use counter to effect but still lack quality For most of the first half, be it with Andrea Pirlo or without — the Italian left injured after 36 minutes — Borussia Dortmund took the match to Juve. But two fantastic counter-attacks paved the way for the Italians' deserved 2-1 win against the Bundesliga strugglers. Juventus Borussia Dortmund 2 1 FT Leg 1 Game Details Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Ahead of the tie, Arturo Vidal…

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