Manchester United to bank on Cristiano Ronaldo


MAN vs ATM: Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid – Manchester United would be hosting Atletico Madrid at Old Trafford for the much-awaited clash of the UEFA Champions League second round of the Round of 16 knockouts game. With the match ending 1-1 at the Wanda Metropolitana in the previous league, the Red Devils would be banking on Cristiano Ronaldo to keep their Champions League hopes alive. Follow UEFA Champions League 2022 Live Updates on InsideSport.IN

MAN vs ATM: Resurgent Manchester United to bank on Cristiano Ronaldo to stay alive in UEFA Champions League against Atletico Madrid

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MAN vs ATM: Resurgent Manchester United to bank on Cristiano Ronaldo to stay alive in UEFA Champions League against Atletico Madrid

MAN vs ATM: Resurgent Manchester United to bank on Cristiano Ronaldo to stay alive in UEFA Champions League against Atletico MadridYoung Portuguese forward Jaoa Felix opened the scoring for the Madrid side in the 7th minute of the game as the English side huffed and puffed to breach the Madrid defense. Young forward Anthony Elanga who came in place of Marcus Rashford restored parity for the visitors by scoring a sublime goal in the 80th minute of the game.

Though much hopes were on Cristiano Ronaldo to put up a stellar performance against Atletico Madrid as he has quite often done in recent years, Ronaldo wasn’t up to the mark.

However, Ronaldo ended his goal drought last weekend by picking up a marvelous hattrick against Tottenham Hotspurs in the English Premier League. Ronaldo is known to have an excellent record in these sort of crunch matches and with CR7 back in his form, Manchester United would be expecting goals from him in tonight’s all-important game.

MAN vs ATM: Resurgent Manchester United to bank on Cristiano Ronaldo to stay alive in UEFA Champions League against Atletico Madrid

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For the Madrid outfits, Antoine Griezmann is expected to lead the frontline with Joao Felix. Atletico Madrid is under Diego Simeone is expected to play a defensive game and get a quick goal out of a counter.

On the other hand, Manchester United under Ralf Rangnick will need to take a win in this tie to progress forward after their inconsistent and lackluster performance in the Premier League.

Indian Women’s Football team vice-captain and Sony Sports panelist, Aditi Chauhan said, “Ronaldo knows how to perform in crunch matches and that’s why he is the G.O.A.T. It would be very difficult to tell the outcome of the tie but it will be a great match to watch”

Match Details:-

Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid

Venue: Old Trafford, Manchester

Time: 1:30 AM IST

Previous Result: 1-1 in Madrid

Telecast: Sony Ten 2 (English)

Live Streaming: Sony Liv App and Website

Probable Lineups:-

Manchester United: David De Gea, Alex Telles, Harry Maguire, Rafael Varane, Diogo Dalot, Fred, Nemanja Matic/Scott McTominay, Marcus Rashford/Anthony Elanga, Paul Pogba, Jadon Sancho, Cristiano Ronaldo

Atletico Madrid: Jan Oblak, Reinildo, Jose Gime nez, Stefan Savic, Marcos Llorente, Hector Herrera, Koke, Rodrigo de Paul, Renan Lodi, Antoine Griezmann, Joao Felix

MAN vs ATM: Resurgent Manchester United to bank on Cristiano Ronaldo to stay alive in UEFA Champions League against Atletico Madrid

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