Two late goals from Bayern Munich shocked Manchester United and earned the home side a 2-1 victory at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday. Franck Ribéry scored on a free kick in the 76th after a wicked deflection from Wayne Rooney and Ivica Olić won the game for the Bavarians with a literally last-second goal. Rooney had given United the lead after just 64 seconds but the visitors simply could not get a second away goal. The comparisons with the 1999 Champions League final in Barcelona were too eerie as Bayern flipped the result from that famous (or infamous from Bayern’s perspective) match eleven years ago. But perhaps more worryingly for United was the injury to Rooney (pictured) on that same sequence that saw Olić strike the winner. Rooney left the Allianz Arena in a boot and probably now will not play on the weekend against Chelsea with the second leg against Bayern next week at Old Trafford in doubt as well. United are still in decent shape after picking up the away goal and could reach the semi-finals for the fourth year on the trot if they muster a 1-0 win. But Bayern will get Arjen Robben back next week and the Bavarian side will no doubt be stronger even than the one that persevered today.


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