Late February, Manchester United traveled to Madrid, Spain to play against a tough side Atletico Madrid. Tonight, Simeone leads his squad to old trafford for yet another face-off between the two teams.
In the first leg, Atletico scored first through a brilliant goal by Joao Felix in the 7th minute. For the next 72 minutes, the home team were leading before a super sub Elanga scored the only goal for Manchester United in the 80th minute.
Today, the story will be different. Manchester United have been downplayed recently, but the time is ripe for Man Utd to prove their zeal to get to the finals.
After a remarkable victory over Tottenham over the weekend, the awaited comeback for the Man Utd team is now.
Christiano ronaldo, who scored a hat-trick, is expected to make the fans walk home smiling.
However, although man utd can take pride in being the favorites today, atletico madrid is a brilliant and strong side.
- Man utd got home advantage
- Ronaldo has proved to resume his brilliant scoring trend
- Atletico coach, D. Simeone is known for his tactical prowess
- This match cannot end on a goalless note
Predicted lineup for Manchester United
- De Gea
- Dalot, Varane, Maguire, Shaw
- Fred, McTominay
- Sancho, Fernandes, Pogba
Ronaldo is the man to watch from the Manchester United squad. However, the bus also stops with De Gea – He must stop heavy shots minute after another.
Predicted lineup for Atletico Madrid
- Llorente, Savic, Felipe, Reinildo
- De Paul, Koke, Herrera, Lodi
- Correa, Felix
Joao Felix, is a possible scorer. Infact, Atletico’s Madrid’s mighty win at old trafford came from a united front or Correa & Felix.
Verdict: G-G (BTTS)
Verdict: Over 1.5