Juventus
No. Name
 11 Pavel Nedved  89'
Substitutes
  • 8
    • On: Ryan Giggs | Off: Diego Forlán
  • 12
    • Phil Neville Yellow Card
  • 15
    • Ryan Giggs Goal
  • 41
    • Ryan Giggs Goal
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 46
    • On: Igor Tudor | Off: Antonio Conte
  • 46
    • On: Marcelo Salas | Off: Marco Di Vaio
  • 48
    • On: Ruud van Nistelrooy | Off: Ryan Giggs
  • 60
    • On: Danny Pugh | Off: John O'Shea
  • 63
    • Ruud van Nistelrooy Goal
  • 67
    • On: Gianluca Pessotto | Off: Gianluca Zambrotta
  • 89
    • Pavel Nedved Yellow Card
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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Match Commentary

- With Deportivo beating Basle 1-0, Juventus become embroiled in a three way battle for the final qualification place in Group D.
- United are through to the next phase of the Champions League, as group leaders and with two games in-hand, with an excellent 3-0 win in the Stadio Delle Alpi.
90' The final whistle blows and it's a job unexpectedly well done by Manchester United.
90' Trezeguet flicks Buffon's goalkick into the path of Nedved, but Keane is there to make an important challenge once again.
89' Barthez takes his time over a goalkick as time ticks away.
88' Nedved sets-up Camoranesi to deliver a cross. The Juve player does just that but Salas is caught offside at the near post.
87' Nedved's frustration boils over as he scythes down Keane and gets booked.
86' United have a chance to break but seem happy just to play out time - particularly Pugh, who hasn't made a forward pass yet.
85' Pessotto gets past Solksjaer, who is defending in the right-back slot at the moment, but his cross drifts out of play and over the bar.
84' Camoranesi skips past P.Neville but Keane is covering for the left-back and clears the danger for United.
83' The Argentine takes it himself. Beckham heads clear at the near post.
82' Davids twists and turns in midfield and plays the ball out right to Camoranesi, who wins a corner.
81' Davids is still hustling for the home side and picks the ball up in midfield. The Dutch international drives at the back four and hits a 25-yard shot wide of the post.
80' Veron brings the ball out for United until a lethargic Juve win the ball back.
77' The Juve fans are starting to leave now as the United fans make themselves heard.
76' Ferdinand out jumps Salas but Juve attack again with Camoranesi. The Argentine-born Italian international is fouled by Pugh.
75' Butt deflects a Camoranesi cross and Barthez rushes off his line to collect the ball ahead of Trezeguet.
74' Pessotto, on for Zambrotta, brings the ball forward but Ferdinand, who has had an excellent game, steps out of defence to clear any danger.
73' Beckham is back on his feet, although limping slightly, after Davids sportingly puts the ball out of play.
72' Salas stands on Beckham's foot and the England skipper is in agony. Not good news with the Worthington Cup final at the weekend.
71' Farrara, back on with a bandaged head, feeds Nedved, who forces Barthez to parry his shot.
70' Juve can't get near the ball as United get an ole to accompany ever touch.
67' Davids is working hard for Juve and trying to pull some of his down-hearted teammates with him.
66' Nedved feeds Camoranesi on the edge of the box but Pugh dives in with a great challenge. Camoranesi hits the deck but the ref is having none of it.
65' ...the right-back beats Italy's number one keeper but hits the bar. What is going on here?
64' United are not done yet as G.Neville drives forward and attempts to chip Buffon from the edge of the box....
63' United are really in control now. 3-0 up in the Stadio Delle Alpi.
62' ...the ball bounces back to Van Nistelrooy who sidefoots it home from about 2-yards. GOAL!!!!
61' G.Neville delivers a teasing cross that Tudor chests towards his own goal. Buffon thinks it's going in and dives to make save but it hits the post....
60' Beckham has space in the middle and gives Pugh his first touch of the match. He switches it to the right for Neville.
59' United make another change. O'Shea leaves the pitch, slightly shaken-up, and is replaced by Pugh as Farrara receives some treatment.
58' ...Solksjaer shoots from the right and Buffon deflects the ball past the post with his right boot.
58' The striker latches onto the pass and races clear of the defence. His first touch is poor and Buffon races off his line....
57' Butt wins the ball on the right and hits it forward for Solksjaer to chase.
56' Farrara hits a long-ball towards Salas. The ball bounces off his back and that sums up Juve's night.
55' .....Camoranesi slices the ball over the bar from a tight angle.
55' Nedved crosses from the left. Trezeguet out jumps O'Shea and heads back across goal as Camoranesi steams in at the back post.....
54' Thuram hoofs the ball clear under pressure from Van Nistelrooy. Nedved tries to flick-on the clearence and gets clattered from behind by G.Neville.
53' Salas gets his head to a whipped cross from the left, but can't direct it on target.
52' Tudor chips the ball towards Trezeguet, who nods the ball down in the box. Keane rushes in to hoff the ball high and clear.
51' Davids is cornered in his own half. Van Nistelrooy hassles him and Buffon eventually clears under pressure from Veron.
50' Veron breaks down the left. He waits for Solksjaer to arrive and cuts the ball infield. Nedved has chased back and tackles the striker.
49' Van Nistelrooy gets his first touch and tries a one-two with Veron, but the midfielder's return ball is cut out.
48' United make a chnge as the ball goes dead. Two goal substitute Giggs, who was carrying an injury, is replaced by Van Nistelrooy.
47' United are pinging the ball around in midfield. Camoranesi gets possession and wins a corner.
46' Juve have made two chnages. Off go Conte and Di Vaio and on comes Salas and Tudor.
46' Juve get the second-half underway.
- But Juve still look dangerous and will be desperate to salvage something from this match.
- Super sub Giggs has put United 2-0 up at the break and if things stay as they are the Red Devils will be through to the next phase of the Champions League.
45' United's pressure comes to an end as the ref blows for half-time.
45' Butt crosses from the right. Thuram just manges to flick-header the ball away from Giggs, who is on a hat-trick, at the back post.
44' Butt goes into a 50/50 challenge with Davids and gets penalised for high feet.
43' Beckhma's corner drops to Veron on the edge of the box. The Argentine hits his volley into row z.
42' United wina freekick in 'Beckham territory' and Becks himself strikes the ball into the wall.....but wins a corner.
41' Juve haven't given up and race down the other End. Nedved lines-up a shot but shoots wide from 25-yards.
40' ....Giggs leaves Ferrara in his wake as he finds space on the right of the box. Giggs shoots low past Buffon into the far corner. GOAL!!!!
39' Giggs cuts out a poor Conte pass in the midfield and sprints goalwards as two defenders back off.....
38' P.Neville has been man-marking Nedved and the Czech has finally had enough - he clatters P.Neville but escapes a booking.
37' ...Butt curls the ball around the diving Buffon but strikes the post.
36' United charge down the other end. Giggs flicks the ball into the path of an on-rushing Butt, who shapes to shoot.......
35' Conte plays a throughball to Camoranesi on the left of the box. Barthez rushes off his line to save point-blank from the forward.
34' Veron skips past his old Lazio teammate Nedved then stumbles over the ball and gifts Juve possession.
33' Veron puts his foot on the ball to releive the pressure.
32' The 'Old Lady' is mounting some pressure now as Camoranesi whips in a corner and Conte heads over the bar.
31' ......Trezeguet rises highest at the back post and heads against the crossbar. That's twice Juve have hit the woodwork.
31' Camoranesi finds some space on the left and sets himself for the cross.....
30' Giggs attempts a one-two with Solksjaer on the edge of the box. Giggs is blocked from the return pass by Ferrara but the ref doesn't see it.
29' Solksjaer cathces one in the face as he challenges with Montero - not the last elbow of the night I'm sure.
28' Barthez takes his time over another goal kick as the Juve fans whistle and Lippe smokes a cigarette.
27' Juve probe the United defence until Di Vaio draws a foul from Beckham.
26' .....Trezeguet attempts to chip the ball over Keane, but the makeshift centre-back heads clear.
25' Nedved crosses from the right. Ferdinand misjudges the flight of the ball and it skips into the area for Trezeguet.....
24' Davids and Butt do battle in the midfield. Davids wins a freekick after a tangle of legs.
23' United, dare I say it, are looking comfortable. Veron looks back at home in Italy and is pulling the strings in midfield.
22' Zambrotta tries to make amends for his hash for the goal and drives forward down the left. He chips in a cross that drifts over all his teammates and out for a goalkick.
21' ....No penalty, says the ref. O'Shea got the ball but the Delle Alpi fans don't think so.
20' Trezeguet chests down a cross in the area. O'Shea challenges the Frenchman, who takes a tumble in the box.......
19' Zambrotta under-hits a back pass and Solksjaer latches onto it. Buffon dives at the strikesr feet to save.
18' Juve can't seem to retain possession. Their attacks fizzle out in the final third.
17' Beckham fires the ball into Veron, who chips the ball over the Juve defence on the turn. Solksjaer burts clear but is flagged offside.
16' ...Giggs slots the ball under Buffon and into the corner of the net from 6-yards out. GOAL!!!
16' ...Veron skip past Zambrotta, who takes a tumble, drives inot the box and cuts the ball back for Giggs......
15' ...Beckham plays a cross-field ball to Solksjaer, who brings the ball down and spreads play to right with Veron.
14' Nedved shoots and Di Vaio deflects the ball onto the post. The ball bounces clear and United have a break on....
13' The ball is fired into the box for Di Vaio. The forward tries to shoot on the turn but Keane slides in to block at the near post.
13' Gigga is seeing a lot of the ball but doing nothing with it at the moment.
12' P.Neville clatters Nedved as Juve break and gets booked.
11' Butt spreads the play right to Solksjaer. He looks up but there is nobody in the box now that Forlan has gone off.
10' Juve build an attack, but Trezeguet handles the ball as it is fired into him on the edge of the area.
9' Giggs gets two early touches. He drives towards the heart of the Juve defence and chips a poor ball through to Butt, who can't control the pass.
8' Manchester United are forced into a change. Forlan has had to go off and is replaced by Giggs.
7' .....Keane stretches to get an important touch as Nedved prepares to pounce.
7' Trezeguet combines with Thuram, who drives down the right and crosses into the box.....
6' Forlan goes down injured. He looks in a bad way and is receiving treatment on the touchline.
5' Neville attacks down the right. Montero intercepts his cross, meant for Solksjaer.
4' Veron feeds Butt, who chips the ball over the defence and then gets clattered. No foul, the flag is up for offside.
3' Keane and Veron combine to retain possession for United in a scrappy start to the game.
2' Juve haven't concede a goal at home in their last seven CL outings. That might be why Barthez is taking ages over his goalkick.
1' United get the game underway, in their usual strip of red shirts and white shorts.
- Juve welcome back their star players but a draw will do for United at the Stadio Delle Alpi.
- Scholes and Silvestre are both out for United. Van Nistelrooy and Giggs are on the bench with minor injuries, whilst P.Neville plays in midfield and Keane comes in at centre-back.
- A flu hit Juventus fielded a much changed side at Old Trafford last week and tonight it's United's turn to make changes.
- Manchester United can book their place in the quarter-finals with a draw in Italy, join us from 19.45 GMT

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