Federer congratulates Basel after Man Utd scalp

Basel's most famous supporter, 19-time grand slam champion Roger Federer, revelled in the memorable win against Manchester United.

Tennis great Roger Federer joined the celebrations as Basel stunned Manchester United in the Champions League on Wednesday.   -  Twitter: @FC_Basel_en

Tennis great Roger Federer joined the celebrations as Basel stunned Manchester United in the Champions League on Wednesday.

Michael Lang scored at the death to condemn United to a 1-0 defeat, denying the Premier League giant qualification for the last 16.

It was also United's first loss in Group A and Basel's most famous supporter, 19-time grand slam champion and Swiss star Federer, revelled in the memorable win.

 

"Words can't possibly describe this incredible moment for this club, wow!!!! Congrats to the team," Federer wrote on Twitter.

Basel has the opportunity to qualify for the knockout round, with Raphael Wicky's men second and ahead of third-placed CSKA Moscow heading into the final matchday, while United is three points clear at the summit.