Will history of 99 repeat itself as Manchester United battles Barcelona at Camp Nou


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer finished Manchester United’s most renowned rebound at Camp Nou in 1999 and he will endeavor to regulate another there on Tuesday when his group take on Barcelona.

Solskjaer’s 93rd-minute victor 20 years back lives on in United old stories as United originated from 1-0 down to beat Bayern Munich 2-1 and win the Champions League.

Presently in the burrow, Solskjaer comes back to a similar ground with his side trailing 1-0 again and requiring another supernatural occurrence on the off chance that they are to achieve the competition’s semi-finals.

“Obviously it’s an awesome memory for me. It’s the main time I’ve been on the pitch here,” Solskjaer said at a question and answer session on Monday.

“I wouldn’t fret on the off chance that we score in the 93rd moment (on Tuesday). In the event that we get to damage time we are a fit group.”

Ernesto Valverde has said Lionel Messi is fit and prepared to play in the second leg as Barca offer to make the semis without precedent for a long time.

Messi was among 10 players rested for the goalless draw against Huesca on Saturday after a heavy test from Chris Smalling a week ago abandoned him with a swollen nose and cheek.

“He is fine,” said Valverde.

“He has recouped flawlessly from the blow he endured. He was fine following two or three days.

“The facts demonstrate that amid the match he was somewhat dazed however he is in flawless condition and does not have any issues in front of tomorrow’s diversion.”

Valverde said Ousmane Dembele could likewise include after he played for 67 minutes against Huesca, having recuperated from hamstring damage.

“I don’t know to what degree since he has been out for about a month,” Valverde said. “Yet, he is prepared to play.”

Barcelona have lost just a single home diversion in the Champions League in 10 years however United will take trust from their last 16 rebound against Paris Saint-Germain as well, when they toppled a 2-0 first-leg thrashing to experience.

“That memory from PSG will support the players and us as a group, that we realize we can turn things around,” mentor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said.

“Barcelona here at the Nou Camp is a troublesome prospect however the memory will live with the players, it’s not very far in the past.”

Barca goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen is sure his group can stay away from a rehash.

“The beneficial thing is we play diversely to PSG,” he said. “Be that as it may, United are perilous and the outcome from the primary leg is risky, it is an extremely little preferred standpoint.”

Barcelona’s ongoing history in this challenge has been increasingly agonizing as United hope to pursue Juventus, Atletico Madrid and Roma in sending them out in the quarter-finals for a fourth year straight.

“It has been hard,” said Ter Stegen.

“We are one more year more seasoned and we need to ensure it doesn’t occur once more. We need to consider those misfortunes and use them to push ahead.”

Valverde encouraged his players to catch the chance.

“I think we as a whole take instances of things occurring before and use them to goad us on,” he said.

“That is fine however I want to assume responsibility for your very own predetermination. You won’t be given something that tumbles from the sky. We need to win it.”

Joined’s most noteworthy danger as of late has would in general gone ahead the counter-assault yet Solskjaer demands they can’t bear to sit back.

“There are crack outcomes against Barcelona when you have 10 or 15 percent ownership and they don’t win however ordinarily they do win,” Solskjaer said. “We have to stamp our power on the amusement.”


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