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Shaw's own goal gives Barca advantage ahead of the 2nd leg

Champions League By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 10/04/2019

Luke Shaw own goal hands Barcelona Champions League advantage ahead of the second leg tie in Camp Nou after 1-0 win over Manchester United in the first leg of their quarter-final meeting at Old Trafford on Wednesday night.

Ernesto Valverde's men were far from their best, with Lionel Messi uncharacteristically quiet, though United failed to make the most of their periods of superiority and must win at Camp Nou if they are to progress any further in the competition.

Barca's positive start saw them produce the only goal, the unfortunate Luke Shaw deflecting a Luis Suarez header into his own net, though United looked bright for the remainder of the first half.

Although that pattern of play resumed after the interval, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side struggled to craft meaningful chances and, as sloppy as Barca were, they successfully held on to a crucial away win.

The second leg at Camp Nou is on Tuesday, but before then United host West Ham and Barca travel to struggling Huesca in LaLiga.
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