The general rehearsal of the Red Devils in front of the Champions League duel with the Spaniards (1: 1 in the first leg) has succeeded. In its own stadium there was a 3: 2 victory against Tottenham. Man of the game was clearly Cristiano Ronaldo, who once again proved his extra class with three hits. Of course, a similar performance of CR7 hope for the Old Trafford on Tuesday evening (21 clock).
“His performance was good, if not very good, and we hope to see him against Atletico,” said Rangnick on the press conference on Monday. “But it’s not just Cristiano, it’s about the whole team. We saw in the first game in Madrid in the first half, as we should not play and what we should not do. This is our topic before the game on Tuesday. “
Ronaldo did Atletico often hurt
With Cristiano Ronaldo, Manunited has a real Atletico expert in his ranks. The Portuguese did the Rojiblancos already hurt one or the other time correctly. Alone five times in recent years for Atleti terminus against teams with CR7. Four times against real (twice final, once semi-finals, once quarter-finals) as well as once against Juventus (eighth finale) – and every time the five-time world footballers did not take a sideline.
Rangnicks praise to Sancho
And should not go so much at Star sometimes, then in the offensive of the Red Devils, there is still gifted players, such as Jadon Sancho, who comes in summer from Dortmund after his change in summer. “You have paid a lot for him to get him from Dortmund (85 million euros, D.Red.). And if you pay so much to pay for a player, then the expectation is that he also performs on this level, High. He told me that it was a problem for him to adapt to the intensity and the physical game in this league, “says Rangnick, who then praised:” Now he did that. I’m happy now to see this level. “
United counts with more possession
The Level wants to see Rangnick on Tuesday of him when it comes to an uncomfortable team from Madrid. “It does not matter if the opponent has the ball. They had less than 50 percent ball possession in their last league games, we were set,” the coach insured the Red Devils. “It would be important to shoot the first goal and not in arrears.”