Man United 2, Marseille 1: Chicharito scores brace

Tuesday March 15th, 2011

Marseille manager Didier Deschamps has described this match as a "marvellous aside," but we'll settle for just plain marvellous after a tepid first leg in which neither side managed to score.

That means that should Marseille (which has forward Mathieu Valbuena back to fitness) grab an away goal at Old Trafford, Manchester United will need to score two to stay in the competition -- something it hasn't done in any of its home Champions League matches so far this season. But neither has United gone out of the Champions League before the quarterfinal stage since 2005-06, and though there are still some key absentees in defense, Sir Alex Ferguson should have Nani back to torment Gabriel Heinze.

Join me to see how it turns out from 3.15 p.m. ET.

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