Rewind: Patrice Evra’s Thunderbolt Goal From Last Night

57 minutes into the battle with Bayern Munich, Patrice Evra gave Manchester United fans something to hang onto.

On a night when hopes were sky-high (perhaps a little foolishly), Manchester United failed to pull off a miracle at Bayern Munich’s Allianz Arena home and were bundled out of the Champions League.


Still, French defender Patrice Evra’s rocket strike from the edge of the 18-yard box in the 57th minute will not be forgotten very quickly. Nevermind that barely a minute later, Munich dangerman Mario Mandžukić outjumped Evra to equalise for the hosts. The first of three goals. Three goals in 17 minutes. But about that rocket strike…

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