Atletico Madrid 1-1 Manchester United: Super Sub Elanga rescues United

Starlyon King
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Atletico Madrid 1-1 Manchester United: Super Sub Elanga rescues United in the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.

Atletico Madrid 1-1 Manchester United: Super Sub Elanga rescues United
Manchester United players celebrating a goal

In the 7th minute of the game, the Spanish giant scored an early goal through Joao Felix’s powerful header.

Atletico Madrid dominated the first half, Manchester United failed to have a touch in the Opponent’s box in the first half.

Elanga came off the bench in the 75th minute replacing Marcus Rashford, Elanga scored a fantastic goal assisted by Bruno Fernandes.

Bruno Fernandes became the first player in the Champions League to provide six assists in straight-six matches.

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Atletico will feel disappointed as they had the chance to go 2-0 up at half-time through Llorente’s header that hit the crossbar.

Anthony Elanga became the youngest goal scorer for Manchester United in Champions League knockouts and also the youngest Swedish goal scorer in UCL.

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I think it was my first touch! I have dreamt of moments like this, scoring in the Champions League against a top team like Atlético Madrid.

Elanga on BT Sport

I am really happy with the game we played. Our team spirit was great, our collective work was great, our high press was great. We need to carry on like this.

Diego Simeone, Atlético Madrid coach

If we had played another ten minutes we might have won it, but I was very disappointed with the first half. We were far too apprehensive with the ball.

Ralf Rangnick, Manchester United manage
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