On 28 November one of the Champions League matches took place. Young Boys (Bern) and Red Star (Belgrade) met.
Young Boys (Bern) - Red Star (Belgrade) - 2:0 ( 1:0)
Goals: L. Blum (29)
Review of the match Young Boys - Red Star:
In an exciting UEFA Champions League match held at the Wankdorf Stadium, BSC Young Boys defeated Crvena Zvezda 2-0. Both teams showed their skill and determination on the pitch, but in the end the victory went to Young Boys. The first half started with an unfortunate goal by Crvena Zvezda's K. Nedeljkovic in the 8th minute.
Young Boys took an early lead, and that gave them the momentum they needed. However, BSC Young Boys continued to dominate and doubled their lead in the 29th minute thanks to a fantastic goal by L. Blum. At halftime the scoreboard read 2-0 in favour of Young Boys. At the start of the second half Red Star made the first substitution: K. Ndiaye was replaced by J. Mijatovic. Mijatovic. Young Boys also made a substitution, replacing E. Kolli with D. Males. Both teams hoped that these substitutions would bring fresh energy into their line-ups. As the game progressed, Crvena Zvezda made two more substitutions in the 59th minute, replacing M. Ivanic with J. Crasso and M. Stamenic. Crasso and M. Stamenić for V. Lucic. Young Boys, aware of Red Star's intentions, made two substitutions in the 74th minute. J. Monteiro replaced M. Chaiwa, while J. Nsame made way for S. Ganvula. These changes were aimed at keeping the team fit and holding on to the advantage. With only six minutes left on the clock, Red Star made a fourth substitution: S. Mijailovic replaced A. Kataja. They needed a quick goal to salvage something in this match. In the last minutes of the game, Hwang In-Beom appeared for Crvena Zvezda, replacing G. Kang in the fifth and last substitution. Despite their best efforts, Crvena Zvezda failed to score, allowing BSC Young Boys to get a deserved victory. The match ended 2-0 in favour of the hosts. "BSC Young Boys showed their skill and determination throughout the match, capitalising on an early lead thanks to an own goal and sealing the victory with a goal from L. Blum. Crvena Zvezda fought valiantly, but were unable to find the turning point to change the outcome of the game. Both teams gave a fantastic performance, delighting the fans in the stadium and those watching the game from all over the world. The match emphasised the competition and excitement that the UEFA Champions League brings to football fans around the world.
The following matches await the opponents in the next round: RB Leipzig vs Young Boys, Red Star vs Man City.
Statistics of the match Young Boys vs Red Star:
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