Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes Real Madrid will not worry his side in their Champions League clash at Old Trafford.The English Premier League leaders scored a priceless away goal in Madrid to bring home a 1-1 draw, which means the Spanish side must at least score in England if they are to progress to the quarter-finals.
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has defended coach Jose Mourinho, but admits he is unhappy with his side's form this season.The Spanish champions have all but surrendered their domestic crown to Barcelona, while they face a tough challenge in progressing to the Champions League quarter-finals following their 1-1 draw with Manchester United in the first leg of their last-16 tie.
Manchester United's Robin van Persie feels he wasted chances to hand his side a win in Wednesday's Champions League clash with Real Madrid.The Red Devils earned a 1-1 draw in the first-leg last-16 clash at the Bernabeu, but could have carved out a lead had Real goalkeeper Diego Lopez not regularly thwarted the Dutchman.
Cristiano Ronaldo is optimistic about Real Madrid's Champions League hopes after their 1-1 draw against Manchester United on Wednesday.An enthralling contest saw both sides score a goal apiece in the first half of the last-16 tie, though the Red Devils' away goal means that they hold a slender advantage in the second leg at Old Trafford.
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho does not believe Manchester United hold an advantage in the sides' last-16 Champions League tie.The Red Devils grabbed a crucial away goal in a 1-1 first-leg draw at the Bernabeu on Wednesday.
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson believes his side are on track to progress to the Champions League quarter-finals.The English Premier League leaders played out a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in the first leg of their round-of-16 tie at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo netted against former club Manchester United as Real Madrid were held to a 1-1 draw in their Champions League last-16 clash.Danny Welbeck opened the scoring for the Premier League leaders with a 20th-minute header to deliver United a crucial away goal in Wednesday's first leg in Madrid.
Former Manchester United star Gordon McQueen is backing Michael Carrick to star in their Champions League clash with Real Madrid.The midfielder has enjoyed arguably his best season in a United shirt in 2012/13 but there remain critics who insist that he has failed to deliver on the big stage, particularly in the Champions League.
Cristiano Ronaldo is nervous but excited ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash between Real Madrid and Manchester United.That's the view of Ronaldo's team-mate Michael Essien, who is looking forward to taking on the Premier League giants.
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has talked down his chances of replacing Alex Ferguson as Manchester United's next manager.The former Inter Milan man has been heavily linked with replacing Ferguson when the 71-year-old finally decides to call time on his tenure at Old Trafford.
"It is always a privilege, not just when you win. We all want to play against big opponents, big coaches, big players, big teams and Man U
represents all of that."
Phil Jones and Jonny Evans are likely to be available for Manchester United's Champions League clash with Real Madrid.The defensive duo were doubts for the game against the Liga giants on Wednesday after being withdrawn during the 2-0 league win over Everton, with Alex Ferguson revealing after the game that the pair would need to be assessed.
Peter Schmeichel believes Jose Mourinho will not take over from Alex Ferguson at Manchester United due to the controversy he attracts.With Alex Ferguson approaching his 72nd birthday and Mourinho's position at the Santiago Bernabeu under scrutiny after a disappointing season in La Liga, speculation is mounting that the Portuguese is eyeing a role at Old Trafford in the near future.
Michael Carrick believes Manchester United may have to triple mark Cristiano Ronaldo against Real Madrid in the Champions League.The two European heavyweights face off in the round-of-16 first leg at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday, with Portugal international Ronaldo facing his former side for the first time since his 80 million-pound transfer from Old Trafford to the Spanish capital in 2009.
Real Madrid forward Gonzalo Higuain says his side want a clean sheet as well as a win against Manchester United in the Champions League.Real hosts United in the round of 16 tie at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday, with a place in the quarter-finals up for grabs over two legs.
Defence looks set to decide Real Madrid's Champions League round-of-16 clash with Manchester United despite both team's attacking riches.While the focus for Wednesday's first leg in Madrid will be on Cristiano Ronaldo taking on his former club as well as the Portuguese forward going head-to-head with Manchester United's main marksman Robin van Persie, it is likely the game will actually be decided at the back.
Barcelona's Gerard Pique hopes Manchester United will reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League at the expense of Real Madrid.The Spain international played for United from 2004 until 2008, and he is hopeful his former team can beat Barca's arch-rivals in the round of 16, with the first leg of the tie scheduled to take place at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday.
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson believes winning the Champions League is Real Madrid's priority this season.The two sides are set to go head-to-head at the Santiago Bernabeu in the first leg of their last-16 tie on Wednesday.
Sergio Ramos says Real Madrid cannot afford to make a single mistake against Manchester United in the Champions League on Wednesday.The Spanish champions are in search of their 10th European title, with a round-of-16 first leg clash at home to United their next obstacle.
Real Madrid assistant coach Aitor Karanka said the Champions League is the club's top priority as they take on Manchester United on Tuesday.Karanka's side thumped Sevilla 4-1 on Saturday - powered by a Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick - and he still insisted they would play to win in La Liga despite the 13-point gap to league-leaders Barcelona.
Sami Khedira says Real Madrid will give their all to win the Champions League, but has given up on retaining their La Liga crown.The Santiago Bernabeu side are trailing arch rivals Barcelona by 16 points at the moment, but Khedira is adamant they can still win silverware this season.
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo says he had a 'strong feeling' his side would face Manchester United in the Champions League.The Portuguese attacker spent six years at Old Trafford, helping Sir Alex Ferguson's men to three English Premier League titles before moving to the Spanish capital.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini says he will support Manchester United 'with a red-and-white-flag' against Real Madrid.Mancini has taken the unusual support if it means the Premier League leaders have to navigate a congested fixture list.
Real Madrid captain Iker Casillas will miss up to six weeks after breaking his thumb in the 1-1 draw with Valencia on Wednesday.The keeper was forced to leave the pitch after 17 minutes of play at Mestalla, and the club have now announced that he has sustained the injury, meaning he will miss the Champions League tie with Manchester United next month.
Jose Mourinho is relishing the chance to lock horns with Sir Alex Ferguson when Real Madrid face Manchester United in the Champions League.United travel to Santiago Bernabeu on February 13 for the first leg of the their last-16 clash as the veteran managers meet for the 15th time.
Jose Mourinho says Real Madrid's Champions League clash with Manchester United is 'the match the world wants to see'.Real are in the midst of a disappointing La Liga campaign and currently sit third, with a seemingly unattainable gap of 18 points separating them from Barcelona.
|04-03||Ferguson unworried by Real Madrid|
|21-02||Alonso hails Mourinho|
|14-02||Van Persie rues uncharacteristic misses|
|14-02||All to play for, says Ronaldo|
|14-02||Tie evenly balanced in Mourinho´s eyes|
|14-02||Ferguson likes United´s chances|
|13-02||UEFA Champions League: Real Madrid 1 Manchester United 1|
|13-02||McQueen tipping Carrick to shine|
|12-02||Essien: Ronaldo is anxious ahead of United clash|
|12-02||Mourinho shrugs off United link|
|12-02||Jones, Evans fit to face Real|
|12-02||Schmeichel doubts Mourinho´s United chances|
|12-02||Carrick singles out Ronaldo threat|
|12-02||Higuain wary of United threat|
|12-02||Champions League preview: Real Madrid v Manchester United|
|11-02||Pique wants United to progress|
|11-02||Ferguson: Real targetting Europe|
|10-02||Ramos calls for Real focus|
|10-02||Karanka: Europe priority for Real|
|06-02||Khedira sets sights on Champions League|
|03-02||Ronaldo delighted to face United|
|03-02||Mancini will back United against Real|
|24-01||Casillas out of United clash|
|23-01||Mourinho up for Ferguson duel|
|14-01||Mourinho relishes United clash|