Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United club suffered a defeat in UEFA Champions League football. In the round of 16 match, Atletico Madrid won the man. Beat United 2-1 in the aggregate. Atletico won 1-0 in the second leg match on Tuesday.
There are two matches in the knockout:
In the knockout round, both the teams play two matches against each other at their respective home grounds. The score was tied at 1-1 in the first leg. At the same time, in the second leg the score was 1-0 in favor of Atletico. In this sense, Atletico Madrid won 2–1 with both legs combined.
Messi’s team also had to face defeat:
Earlier, Argentina’s legendary footballer Lionel Messi’s club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) also had to be out of the knockout round (round of-16). They were defeated 3-2 by Spanish club Real Madrid in the aggregate.
Atletico Madrid holds its own record-
Atletico Madrid also held a record with this win. The team became the first team in the history of the Champions League to defeat three English winners in the knockout stage to win the tournament.
This includes Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester United. Atletico’s only goal in the second leg was scored by Rennon Lodi in the 41st minute.
Ronaldo could not win a club trophy for the first time:
Man. United’s star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo will end the season with no club trophy for the first time in club football. United team could not win any tournament trophy this year including Premier League and Champions League.
Manchester United’s poor performance:
Manchester United have lost six of their last eight knockout matches in the Champions League. Prior to that the team had won 13 matches out of 16 knockout matches.
This shows that the Manchester United team has been choking in the knockout matches for the past few seasons. The team does not seem to be getting any advantage even with the arrival of Ronaldo.