2013 UEFA Champions League:Manchester United vs. Real Madrid
February 13, 2013 by Marc Jerbs

On Wednesday, Real Madrid FC will face Manchester United FC in the first leg of the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League. The historic Estadio Santiago Bernabeu in Madrid will host this game between two of best European football club in the world.

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo will face his former club whom he had played for six years. It was in Manchester United that Ronaldo learned all the aspects of football but it was in Real Madrid where he reached his peak and become one of the best strikers in the world of soccer.

Manchester United moved on when they let go of Cristiano Ronaldo, they were able to replace his departure with top quality players. The club has played well this season in the Premier League and had a 12-point lead over defending champion Manchester City.

New transferee Robin van Persie has been a revelation for Manchester. He has partnered well with Javier Hernandez and Wayne Rooney to form United's troika of offense on the field.

The soccer handicappers have installed Real Madrid as the favorite to win the 1st leg of their round of 16 match against Manchester United.

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