Madrid, Feb 14: Cristiano Ronaldo left his mark towards his previous membership Manchester United with an excellent headed equaliser within the UEFA Champions League last-16 conflict on the Santiago Bernabeu.
Actual Madrid vs Manchester United Match Highlights
United left the Bernabeu with an important away objective due to Danny Welbeck’s first header. The Pink Devils now have a bonus over the two-legged conflict which might be settled at Outdated Trafford on March 5.
Robin van Persie may have killed the sport off within the dying minutes as he hit the submit and had a mis-kicked shot cleared off the road by Xabi Alonso.
On the opposite finish, Actual dominated possession all through the sport, giving United’s defence a tough time. Rafael had a troublesome time at right-back making an attempt to cease Ronaldo, whereas Mesut Ozil and Angel Di Maria have been at their greatest.
The Madrid-born keeper De Gea was maybe the perfect participant on the pitch producing incredible saves to disclaim Fabio Coentrao twice and playmaker Ozil.
Actual’s younger centre-back Rafael Varane put in a wonderful efficiency on the again alongside aspect Sergio Ramos however it was not the identical with United’s first significant assault. Actual seemed shaky within the few corners and have been punished by Danny Welbeck within the 20th minute.
Nevertheless, their lead lasted solely 10 minutes with their former star Ronaldo scoring a superb header climbing excessive above Patrice Evra.
Actual stored the tempo going, continuously testing United’s defence and having a go at De Gea in objective.
Shakhtar Donetsk 2-2 Borussia Dortmund
Mat Hummels scored an important equaliser as Dortmund managed a 2-2 draw inthe first leg of their UEFA Champions League last-16 conflict at Donbass Area.
Darijo Srna out the house aspect forward with an excellent curling free-kick earlier than striker Robert Lewandowski equalised for the guests 10 minutes later. Douglas Costa thought he scored the winner within the 68th minute however Hummels smashed in a header three minutes from time. Dortmund head in to the second-leg with a two-goal benefit.