Originally written February 14, 2013 on Soccerlens:
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Real Madrid play back-to-back El Clasicos in the week before United return leg - originally posted on Soccerlens.comReal Madrid tied 1-1 with Manchester United in the first leg of the Round of 16 knockout tie in the Champions League. Alex Ferguson said in the post-match interview that the game is in their grasp now. A header from Danny Welbeck saw United take the lead in the 20th minute. Although their lead only lasted ten minutes as Cristiano Ronaldo equalised around the half-hour mark. Madrid have given a critical away goal to United for them capitalise on at the Old Trafford. Everything seems to be going against Jose Mourinho at the moment. Reports of dressing room conflicts must have some truth in them as the Galacticos find themselves sixteen points off the top of the table. Mourinho is even having a hard time handling press conferences. To add to their problems, Real Madrid will only get three days to prepare for the return leg of the Champions League tie against United on 5...
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