Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid
Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid

Manchester United have the opportunity to progress to the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday night.

United take on Atletico Madrid in the Round of 16 second leg in the Champions League after drawing 1-1 with Diego Simeone’s side in the reverse fixture. Anthony Elanga scored from the substitute bench to salvage a draw for United in that match.

United were humiliated in the Manchester derby but responded with a 3-2 win over Tottenham on Saturday evening.

Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick sealed the three points and he’ll be hoping to get on the scoresheet again versus his favourite opponent on Tuesday night, as Ronaldo has scored 25 goals in 36 appearances throughout his career against Atletico.

In terms of team news, Elanga starts while Paul Pogba is on the bench.

Follow the live blog below for updates throughout from Old Trafford.

Manchester United face Atletico Madrid with a place in the Champions League quarter-finals at stake later today.

Anthony Elanga scored late in the Spanish capital to earn a 1-1 draw for the Red Devils, who were amid a tough patch of form which included a subsequent stalemate with Watford and defeat at Manchester City.

However, United head into this clash with renewed optimism following Cristiano Ronaldo’s hat-trick heroics against Tottenham on Saturday.

Since the first leg, Atletico have enjoyed a trio of LaLiga victories, the latest coming at home to Cadiz on Friday night to cement their own hopes of a top-four finish.

Where to watch Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid
TV channel: The match will be televised on BT Sport 2 and Ultimate, with coverage beginning at 7pm.

Live stream: BT Sport subscribers will be able to watch the match online via the BT Sport website and app.

Live blog: You can keep up to date with all the action via Standard Sport’s live blog.


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