1-0 23′ Fernando Llorente Torres
2-0 65′ Óscar De Marcos
2-1 Wayne Rooney 80'
Ahh well, we can concentrate on the league now. Well played Bilbao.
Right come on now, I thought United never die and never surrender and all that jazz... Just a week ago you were saying how it you would beat them. HAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHA
Top of League will do just fine for me. Everyone has to take losing from time to time it is part of our game. But.... UNITED NEVER DIE!
can't say the same about Bilbao though!
Bilbao were a class ahead. now after watching all the Spanish teams and comparing them to the English in Europe, I can say that Spanish league is by far better than the epl this year Bilbao 7th in the league should have been in the double figures against United Premier league better wake up next year..
Typical Liverpool fan getting too excited with himself. We missed Nani, Vidic, Valencia, Scholes, Chicharito a major player in every part of the field. Take nothing away from Bilbao they were great but we were far from full strength. We just didn't seem interested. @Below Leagues have bad years from time to time, watching football over a period of time you would know this. In 2008 there was only one Spanish team in quarter finals of the champions league and 3 English teams in the semi finals. Next year who knows what happens but that is the beauty of football.
There are five Spanish teams left in Europe only two English this got to mean something.
Typical Man U fan reply... "Ohhh we've missed Vidic, nani, Scholes. This is profesional level sports not some amatuers. I love how when you lose you bring up these excuses and when you win you have the "man u never die" rubbish. So don't make excuses for the team, they know the stakes and its their own fault for not performing not... By the way earlier this week you said that the league is yours to lose. Well NOW that your out of every cup you can just focus on the league. NOW its Man Uniteds title to lose, there should be no other distractions.
"We just didn't seem interested." This isn't a matter of interest. This is a matter of being outclassed and performing horrible which is a totally different thing. Even if you had all the players you mentioned Bilbao would still qualify to the next stage.
The trolls all come out to play when United lose. "Typical Man U fan reply... "Ohhh we've missed Vidic, nani, Scholes. This is profesional level sports not some amatuers." You telling me teams can't miss big players??? If Madrid lose Ronaldo, Barca lose Messi then they will be missed that's just a fact. We miss our captain our leader and solid rock at the back. Go troll somewhere else talking all that anti football nonsense. Champions! Top of the league! UNITED NEVER DIE!
I think it is a matter of interest, on the part of the management and the players. In the first leg had it been a Champions league tie does anyone realistically think that Ferdinand, Carrick, Scholes, Nani and Welbeck would not have all been named and playing? Scholes didn't even make that squad.
They all started against West Brom on Sunday- except Nani who was injured inbetween and almost certainly would have started too.
Take NOTHING away from Bilbao because over the two legs they deserved to go through this is not an excuse.
But even the dumbest of United haters would have to admit for a competition that was claimed to matter to the management and players they sure as hell didn't show it in the team selections and effort on the field....
Even when United pulled one back with 10 minutes to play they didn't seem to be in any hurry. This was not Manchester United playing with maximum effort and a comeback in mind.
Bilbao might just have beaten United over two legs with a fully committed United side as they were excellent. But we'll never really know, and United will failing some crazy collapse be in the Champions League next season. Bilbao won't. Thats really what matters more to Ferguson and the team IMO.
United never looked interested if i am honest. From kick off what was required was clear but they just never raised the tempo and played well below what they are capable of. Casual passing, jogging around. Minimal work effort. Just watching Rafael lose the ball IN HIS OWN AREA(!) to two Bilbao attackers and no other defenders react, stood about letting him deal with it was amazing.
Bilbao put in maximum effort, closed down constantly and had the desire and motivation to take the game to United in both legs. They got only what they deserved, nothing less. They were by far the better team. Hats off to them and they can easily go on to win the whole competition playing as they did.
My intention is not to question the result or make excuses for United, but they way they played and the teams fielded by Ferguson in a couple of the legs kind of show Manchester United never really had their hearts in it. City looked very much the same too in the first half.
I don't think this is some sort of epic disaster for either club, because they will only be both in the Champions League again in 6 months. Maybe they will learn from it and i am pretty sure City will be better in the top competition next year. United can only be better too after the complacency against teams they should beat, no matter how poor you think their current squad is.
If Bilbao had better finishers it would have been 5 goals instead of 2. Even the commentator said United's defense made that back look like Messi, you can tell he panicked though it should have been an easy kick in. Chelsea's confidence soaring right now a problem for City. This probably knocked United's down a peg so we'll see if it effects United.
united played completely crap tonight.
if any team gets outplayed like that they deserve to be knocked out the competition.
yes, im a united supporter, but that was far from what im used to seeing from our team.
well played to bilbao. wish them all the luck in the competition.
Lmfao united are shit this year in Europe, can't even make it in Europa hahaa
rriiiiiiiiiight and liverpool is doing extraordinary well in England alone nevermind europe.
see you in europa/UCL next season....oh wait...this is liverpool we talking about. nevermind. continue trolling. its all you have left.
Hahaa mate I don't even support Liverpool u fool! Fuck knows where u got that idea from and yh u will see us in UFL next year. Also at least we got into the knockout stages this year and our comeback fell just short. You got beat in both legs by a team in 7th in la liga and ur home form is shit, old trafford is no longer a fortress in Europe, teams who play there sent scarred anymore cause they knOw they can outplay u!
"....our comeback fell just short."
spoken like a true loser. dude, it doesnt matter whether you lose by 10 goals or 1 goal, losing is losing.
bottom line... are you still in europe? did you get knocked out the same round as united? if your answers are no and yes respectfully you shouldn't be laughing that hard.
Hahaa mate there is a big difference in getting knocked out in champions league than in Europa league that's like comparing a 1 or 2 star hotel to a 5 star hotel so you have no valid point + if we were in Europa (which btw will never happen) we would have already got further than you and put in better performances than your efforts, which btw were shambles. Man u who!?
that was hard to watch, totally out played over the 2 legs. dont think we were that bad just they were a lot better. bilbao are 7th in their league, even if you take out madrid and barca they'd still only be 5th. just goes to show how spanish teams are more techically capable than british teams, i've never seen man utd pass and move like they did, we're probably going have change out style of play or steal some of their players :)
Bilbao controlled and dominated Manchester for the entire match. Judging from this and their lackluster CL performance, Manchester United deserved to get kicked out of both leagues.
Just have to bring this up http://www.youtube.com/watc...
Sir Alex Ferguson... bitter much! LMAO!
Premier League SUCKS.
yah la liga is so cool, gonna watch bld alwaleed and viareal
wow alot of whinny cry babies here...
EPL is fading away.....Teams like Bilbao get raped week in n week out in La Liga by the invincible RMadrid n Barca.
Last played games against the 6 teams above them in La Liga; Real Madrid 4-1 Bilbao Barca 2-2 Bilbao Valencia 1-1 Bilbao Málaga 0-3 Bilbao Levante 0-3 Bilbao Osasuna 2-1 Bilbao 3 Wins, 2 Draws and 1 Defeat. Judging by this Madrid would demolish any EPL team. Additionally, Bilbao could compete well against Barca in the Copa del Rey final. Winning the Europa League would make it a double for Bilbao this year, that coming from a team full of home grown players! Something that'll never happen with an EPL team!
2 Wins, 2 Draws and 2 Defeats.
Lag from craptop! Ignore this third post! Sorry. :(
Bilbao are a class act. I never saw the first leg but I had a feeling United will go through. After seeing how good Bilbao were last night, I can't blame them. People hark at Barca's passing play, but Bilbao's was as good as anything I've seen. Vastly underrated. Oh and please stop calling it the EPL. It is just the Premier League. We don't call the Spanish league SPL and the German league GPL...We call them by their actual licenced names which are La Liga and Bundesliga repsectively.
Well I call it EPL....SO what??
Utd were abysmal last night. No effort at all, except for Rooneys goal but he looked like a spare part for the rest of the game. Defense: terrible, midfield: non existent. Bilbao fully deserved it.
I`m really looking forward to winning the league so these lambs will shut up dissing a superior team to their own.
English teams are the most overrated in the world. What a wake up call for the Manchester teams, and English football in general this season. They are light years behind now. They figured they could jut coast and stay on top when English football was at the summit 4-5 years ago. Guess again.
WOW, I knew football fans in general were not the smartest but this is just hilarious, one bad season somehow eradicates all the previous years of English teams consistently making semi and finals of the champions league. What I'm saying is, next season if this happens again then you can all open your mouths but it wont and you know it, Barca and Madrid, Bayern and Ac to a lesser extent will still be strong (obviously), but there is no way in hell City and Utd will play this poorly and if you seriously think they will then I feel bad for you. It's ridiculous how no one even acknowledges the losses of Vidic, Fletcher, Valencia and Nani - these are first team players, it doesn't excuse dropping points vs Basle or getting schooled by Bilbao but sometimes teams play better than you, that's why football is so great.
What you lying troll u stop making shit up, no they never spoke day be4 his attack lol n never ever met after arsenal u dumb ass stop copying what other comment says above u got caught lying n that doesn't explain all the other people that dont him from jack turning up , think about him n his family for a change u fame whore instead of footballers
La Liga! La Liga! La Liga! La Liga! La Liga! La Liga! La Liga! Anyway, love how United fans are saying... "We missed Nani, Vidic, Valencia, Scholes, Chicharito a major player in every part of the field." All bought in besides Scholes, Bilbao had a full squad of players from their backyard! All 18 players born and bred in Bosque County! Shouldn't EPL teams turn over La Liga teams? That's what I've been hearing for years. Bilbao, 7th in La Liga have just out played EPL leaders... twice! La Liga! La Liga! La Liga! La Liga! La Liga! La Liga! La Liga!
Man Utd just got shown how to play football!!!
FOR CHRISTS SAKE, people say the premier league is better because there is more competition, not because we believe that our teams are better than Spanish teams. How can you not understand that?! Rgb, seriously have a word with yourself, no epl teams shouldn't turn over la liga teams, no team has a divine right to win a match, isn't that why we watch football? because on any given day any team can win?
Bilbao is a talented squad of young players, I wouldn't be surprised if they gave Barca a run for their money as well, will be fun to watch Copa Del Rey!
Bilbao is gonna rock Barca in the Copa final. Bilbao is a monster club, people forget how many trophies they have and they have never been relegated in their history.. They are the most successful is Copa Del Rey history too.
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