The Youngest Goalkeeper in the Champions League Takes MU to Win

Mile Svilar made a blunder in his first appearance in the Champions League 
(Photo: Reuters / Carl Recine)

Manchester United won third in the Champions League 2017/2018 after beating Benfica. In a match at the Benfica Lisboa Sport Stadium, mistakes young goalkeeper Mile Svilar make MU won three points.

64th minute, Marcus Rashford free kick successfully captured the Belgian goalkeeper. But Svilar brought the ball into the goal and the score changed.

Blunder Svilar became a stain in his debut match for Benfica in the European club stage. The 18-year-old 52-year-old keeper recorded his first appearance for the Portuguese club. Svilar also broke the record of Iker Casillas as the youngest goalkeeper in the Champions League while strengthening Madrid at the age of 18 years 118 days.

Mile Svilar mistakenly anticipate the arrival of free-kick ball from Marcus Rashford in the third Matchday 'Champions League 2017/2018 on Wednesday (18/10). Mile Svilar blundered when defending Benfica face MU on third matchday' UEFA Champions League 2017/2018, Wednesday (18/10). (Reuters / Carl Recine)

Before facing United, Svilar has appeared to defend Benfica in the cup of Portugal against Olhanense last weekend.

The newly arrived Svilar from Anderlecht earlier this season competed with experienced goalkeepers at Benfica, Julio Cesar and Bruno Varela.

Beyond his blunder, Svilar perform quite well under the ruler Benfica when facing Manchester United. Romelu Lukaku, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Juan Mata and Rashford had trouble scoring the winning goal for the Red Devils.

In the Champions League this season Benfica has played all three of his goalkeepers. Varela appeared on the first matchday when he lost to CSKA Moscow. In the second game turn Cesar who was asked to goalkeeper and must conceded five goals when meeting Basel.
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