UCL Stats Analysis : Young Boys vs Manchester United

Manchester United started the game on a high note scoring inside 15 minutes and dominated more than 60% of the ball in the first 30 minutes. However, after Aaron Wan Bissaka’s red card in the 35th minute , the tide started to shift towards the home team. They enjoyed more ball possession and sealed off a historic victory in the injury time from a horrendous Jesse Lingard back pass.

Manchester United’s high ppda(16.1) tells us how much they were confined in their own half for majority of the match while Young Boys took 18 shots with a xG of 0.96. United managed only two shots within the first 25 minutes and had no shots for the rest of the game yielding to a low xG of 0.36.