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Manchester United crashed out of the Champions League and will now have to adjust to a season outside of Europe’s elite competition, but there were green shoots of recovery according to Martin Keown.
United ultimately felt the force of Bayern, who bounced back from conceding a stunning goal from Patrice Evra to score three times for a 4-2 aggregate win.
While United could not match Bayern in the end, Keown felt it was as good as they have played under Moyes.
Writing in his column in the Mail, Keown said:
It was more like the United of old, and for the first 60 minutes as good a performance as any this season given the calibre of opponent they were up against.
This was the all-conquering Bayern Munich. Maybe United do not need the massive overhaul that has been suggested. They looked a good side. It was a brave fight.