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Sad Manchester United Lose Following Wonder Goal From Joel Campbell

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Manchester United traveled to Greece to play Olympiakos FC in the Champions League, and they caught an ass-whooping. Olympiakos opened scoring in the 38th minute, when an Alejandro Dominguez shot from the top of the box was deflected before tragically trickling past United keeper David de Gea into the back of the net.

Then, in the 54th minute, young Olympiakos winger Joel Campbell sent the stands into raptures and much of the world into hysterics when he received a pass in the center of the pitch, de-pantsed United midfielder Michael Carrick with a sidestepping nutmeg to his left, and unleashed a curling, left-footed shot from 25 yards out into the lower corner of the net to make it 2-0.

The game ended 2-0, and United, who have been profoundly bad all season, have a mountain to climb at home on March 19 to have any chance of winning a trophy this season. But to do that, they'll have to figure out how to deal with Campbell. The 21-year-old Costa Rican looks like he'll be scoring dazzling goals like this one for Olympiakos for years to—


Wait, what's that? He's on loan from Arsenal, you say? Huh.

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