United crushes Schalke's hopes
So much for all those warnings about Schalke posing a threat to Manchester United. Well, most of them. Keeper Manuel Neuer more than lived up to his billing, acting as the game's premier show-stopper in a scoreless first half. But Jefferson Farfan was supposed to be coming back into form. We were told the electric home crowd would overwhelm the visitors. And the old fox Raul was going to come alive for just one, maybe two moments of magic.
None of that happened, of course, ...
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