Archive | February 2013

Keys to Victory for Manchester United at the Bernabéu

The collective gaze of the footballing community rest upon a small game, in an uncelebrated tournament called the Champions League, played in the unknown Spanish district of Chamartín, in the unsung city of Madrid, played in an unheard-of stadium named the Estadio Santiago Bernabéu, being played by two obscure clubs, who go by the names of Real Madrid and Manchester United.

The current English Premier League leaders travel to Spain midweek, in the first leg of the first Champions League, forming one half of a blockbuster game featuring two of the biggest clubs in the world – far from an easy task in the first knockout round.

Here are three things Manchester United need to do to attain victory in the first leg. Read More…