It will be intriguing today when Manchester United visit Real Madrid at the Bernebeau in Madrid, Spain.
The first leg will be all about Manchester United setting themselves up for the second leg at Old Trafford and a clash of the world’s top managers.
One has to think Sir Alex Ferguson will likely drop his team off deeper, concede little space behind his back four and dare Real Madrid to break them down. Essentially the plan will be then to force the counter attacking Cristiano Ronaldo led team out of their comfort zone.
Teams that have had success against Real Madrid have played this way. For the Madristas it means that players like Mesut Ozil, Cristiano Ronaldo, Karim Benzema and others will have to find ways to carve out chances and produce combination play in tight spaces.
Take note that the Shaktar Donetsk and Dortmund match should be a beauty as well.
We will find out if conservative first leg results will reign!!!
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