Two legged tie between Real Madrid and Manchester United is scheduled for 13th of this month and 5th of next month. World of soccer is waiting to analyze results of Mourinho vs Ferguson, Ronaldo Vs Van Persie.
Some interesting things that might interest you:
– Ronaldo meets his previous employer for first time after sealing most expensive transfer in football history. World of soccer is eagerly waiting how Ferguson, who unearthed talent in Ronaldo, will try to stifle him for 180 minutes.
-Madrid and Manchester faced each other four times. In 1956/5, 1999/2000, 2002/2003 Real Madrid won and in 1967/1968 Manchester won. Of the four meetings, winner of this fixture ended up as eventual European champions thrice. Exception happened in 2002/03, when Real were knocked out by Juventus.
– It is rumored that Abramovich’s interest on owning a club born after seeing second leg of their 2002/03 tie. Manchester won by 4-3 with a sublime freekick winner from David Beckham.
-Redondo’s spectacular dribble to create goal for Raul happened in 1999/2000 tie at old trafford. Real won by 3-2 after they took a lead of 3 goals.
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