Anthony Elanga punishes Atlético with late equaliser for Manchester United

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Where did that come from? Manchester United had laboured sorely, the errors and the looseness coming from a variety of players. Atlético Madrid appeared happy and comfortable with a 1-0 scoreline and it was easy to think this was set to be another Champions League misstep from United, who have won only two knockout ties since their run to the final in 2011 – Olympiakos (2014) and Paris Saint-Germain (2019).

Ralf Rangnick’s players had created next to nothing, although they were slightly better in the second half after a torrid opening period when João Félix’s lovely header had been scant reward for Atlético. And then it happened.

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Written by David Hytner at the Wanda Metropolitano
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2022/feb/23/atletico-madrid-manchester-united-champions-league-last-16-first-leg-match-report under the title “Anthony Elanga punishes Atlético with late equaliser for Manchester United”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.