Benfica goalkeeper makes two reverse records at Man United
Benfica goalkeeper Mile Svilar chalked up two records in Group A’s Champions League match against Manchester United at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester on Tuesday (31/10/2017) local time or Wednesday morning GMT lapakjudibola.com. He became the youngest goalkeeper to reap positive and negative results.
The duel was won by Manchester United with the score 2-0. Man United goal scored by Mile Svilar (45′-suicide) and Daley Blind (78′-penalty).
Svilar had become a field star when wetting Redknife winger penalty kick, Anthony Martial, in the 15th minute. Martial’s flat kick to the right side of Benfica’s goal can be brilliantly denied by Svilar.
As quoted from Opta Joe, Svilar became the youngest goalkeeper who managed to thwart a penalty in a Champions League match (18 years, 65 days).
Unfortunately for Svilar because in the 45th minute to make a fatal mistake. Svilar could not afford to confront Man United midfielder’s long shot, Nemanja Matic.
Matic ball kick that hit the pole precisely about the body Svilar so that the first goal to bear fruit camp host.
Svilar was again recorded a record. This time he holds the status of the youngest player who struck the youngest goal in the history of the Champions League.
Just to remind, Svilar also make reckless when Benfica entertain Man United at Da Luz Stadium on Wednesday (18/10/2017). Jose Mourinho’s foster children won 1-0 in the duel thanks to Marcus Rashford’s goal.
At that time, Svilar catch the ball from Rashford’s free kick inside the goal!