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Manchester United vs. CFR Cluj: Champions League Live Score, Highlights, Recap

Tom SunderlandFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 9, 2017

Manchester United 0-1 CFR Cluj - Full Time

While it may not mean much in the grand scheme of things, Cluj's historic victory at Old Trafford will not go very easily forgotten, seeing the Romanians through to their Europa League spot in assured fashion.

Luis Alberto's second half strike proved to be the difference in the end and Manchester United simply weren't up to the task in front of goal, thanks largely to some goalkeeping heroics from Felgueiras.

The Red Devils' youngsters showed plenty of promise for parts, but Sir Alex Ferguson will certainly have some 'knowledge' to bestow following his team's scoreless outing.

Manchester United Starting XI:

De Gea, Jones, Smalling, Wootton, Buttner, Cleverley, Powell, Giggs, Rooney, Welbeck, Hernandez

Manchester United Subs:

Lindegaard, Rafael, Young, Scholes, Fletcher, Vermijl, Macheda

CFR Cluj Starting XI:

Mario Felgueiras; Ivo Pinto, Piccolo, Cadu, Radu; Camora, Muresan, Rui Pedro, Luis Alberto; Rafael Bastos, Sougou

CFR Cluj Subs:

Stăncioiu, Sepsi, Kapetanos, Maftei, Bjelanović, Godemèche, Aguirregaray

Scorers: Alberto (56')

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