Manchester United , who plays at Old Trafford, does not guarantee that the team nicknamed the Red Devils will win when they host Atletico Madrid in the second leg of the Champions League last 16.
In the second leg of the Champions League 16 bears which took place on Wednesday, March 16, 2022, Manchester United had to swallow a bitter pill after losing 0-1 against Atletico Madrid.
Playing at home in the second leg, the Manchester United coach installed a 4-2-3-1 formation. While Atletico Madrid played with a 3-1-4-2 formation.
In the first match which was held in February, Ralf Rangnick ‘s team drew 1-1. Thus Atletco Madrid won 2-1 on aggregate and were entitled to advance to the quarter-finals while Manchester United had to be eliminated from the stage of the most prestigious league in Europe.
United have been eliminated from their last four Champions League knockout stages after drawing in the first leg , namely against Real Madrid (16 last season 2012/13), Bayern Munich (quarter-finals 2013/14 season), Sevilla (last 16 season 2017/ 18) and most recently Atletico.
Atletico’s winning hero Lodi scored his first Champions League goal and it took him 25 appearances in the competition to reach it.
Meanwhile, Griezmann, who provided assists for Lodi, has helped create four goals in six away games for Atletico in the Champions League this season (two goals and two assists).
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With this elimination, United no longer have a chance to lift the trophy at the end of the season.
Ralf Rangnick’s men have been knocked out of the FA Cup, League Cup and have little to say in the Premier League.
This failure in the Champions League practically made United return to their title fast and that has been going on since 2017.