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  Wednesday, 13 November, 2002, 19:51 GMT
Man Utd secure group win

Group F
Manchester United 2-0 Bayer Leverkusen

Manchester United's Ruud van Nistelrooy and John O'Shea in action against Bayer Leverkusen
Manchester United find the Bayer defence in resilient mood as they see several early efforts thwarted

Ryan Giggs and Quinton Fortune waste a good chance for United
Ryan Giggs and Quinton Fortune contrive to miss a good chance for the home side to break the deadlock

Jan Simik fails to convert a penalty after Thomas Brdaric is brought down
Leverkusen's Jan Simik has the best chance of the game but puts his 20th minute penalty over the bar

David Beckham congratulates scorer Juan Sebastian Veron
The stalemate is broken by a Juan Sebastian Veron (right) volley at the end of a smart United move

Ruud van Nistelrooy scores to wrap things up for United with 20 minutes to go
Ruud van Nistelrooy beats the offside trap to score and seal a home victory 20 minutes from the final whistle

Rio Ferdinand limps off injured near the end
United use all their subsitutes then have to end the match with 10 men when Rio Ferdinand suffers an injury


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