The UEFA Champions League started for the 2021-22 season on Tuesday. Swiss champions Young Boys hosted Manchester United at home to kick start the season and they did it in style defeating a 10-man United 2-1.

We’ve broken down all the key stats for you to digest, including;

* shot maps

* xT (expected threat)

* pass networks

* xG timelines

* defensive duels

* average positions and much more!

We also try to answer some questions for you with the visuals:

Did Manchester United make a mistake with their defensive approach? Who was Young Boys’ biggest threat?

To navigate that stats gallery simply click on the numbers to move through the pages.

At the end of the gallery, you’ll be able to download the full PDF stats report.

UCL Stats Analysis : Young Boys vs Manchester United