Ronaldo bemoans Juve's Champions League 'present' to Manchester United

Michael Ballack Jose Mourinho

Mourinho took great enjoyment in raising his hand to his ear after silencing the jibes of Juventus fans when United scored twice in the final four minutes to come from behind and win 2-1 in Italy.

In his post-match presser, Mourinho was even less apologetic and simissed concernt that his actions were against any UEFA rules, telling the assembled press: "You remember what they did to me?"

He told the channel: "As soon as there was the free kick in there, I had the confidence that I had to take it".

A fortnight after being outclassed by Juventus at Old Trafford, victory at the Allianz Stadium represented a lot more than just a boost to United's prospects of reaching the Champions League knockout stages. Romelu Lukaku did not play against Bournemouth but could be available against Juventus. I have always felt it is better to lose earlier on in the season than at the end of a title race, because you have time to find the fire to win again and catch up. But one argument in the Chile international's defence is that he's not been handed the chance to play on his best position by Mourinho. Juve still lead with nine points but United are second on seven, crucially two ahead of Valencia in third place, while Young Boys are bottom of the group and out of the competition. "We should have won the game easily, by three or four goals".

"Now we've got to lift our heads, as we played really well and are still top of the group".

Allegri was asked if he would have reacted similarly to Mourinho. "This is something more I wanted to hear them make comments again or not".

It's unclear exactly what was said, but it's clear he was provoked.

Manchester United turned the clock back to 1999 by turning defeat into victory against Juventus with a dramatic late victory in Turin.

The Portuguese superstar immediately ran to the corner flag, lifted up his shirt and pointed at his impressive stomach muscles.

He brought on Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini with 11 minutes left and United deservedly behind to a Cristiano Ronaldo wonder goal, and both were instrumental in the turnaround, Mata whipping home the equaliser and Fellaini flicking on a cross that Sandro eventually nodded into his own net.

"After training I get the ball and try".

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