Manchester United won an exciting duel against Leeds United in the Premier League. This result is a provision for MU to face Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
The Leeds vs MU match in the Premier League will be held at Elland Road, Sunday (20/2/2022) night WIB. The Red Devils won 4-2 over the hosts.
United were 2-0 up at half-time thanks to goals from Harry Maguire and Bruno Fernandes. However, Ralf Rangnick’s men briefly lost the lead after Rodrigo and Raphinha scored within two minutes of the second half.
MU then responded and took the lead again thanks to Fred’s goal in the 70th minute. Anthony Elanga then solidified MU’s victory through his goal in the 88th minute.
MU will next travel to Atletico Madrid’s headquarters in the first leg of the Champions League last 16, Thursday (24/2/2022) early morning hrs. Ralf Rangnick praised the response of his players who could be capital to face Atletico.
“This is the attitude we have to show if we want to be successful this season, both in the Premier League and in the Champions League,” Rangnick said as reported by BBC Sport .
“Not only the result, but the way we achieved it. It’s important for Wednesday against Atletico Madrid, but also in the league games to come.”
“This win is incredible for everyone at the club, for the fans, the players, for us, we knew we had to win, especially after yesterday’s result. Let’s keep it going,” Rangnick added.
Manchester United solidified its position in fourth place in the Premier League standings thanks to the victory over Leeds. MU collected 46 points from 26 matches.