Real Madrid v Manchester United – as it happened
An away goal and a draw will do Manchester United just fine at the Santiago Bernabeu, but they haven't been the kind of team to sit back and nick a goal on the counter this season. They'll have a plan to contain Real Madrid,
The pressure was simply too much for Manchester United and in the 31st minute, Cristiano Ronaldo smashed a header past David De Gea to pull Madrid even at 1-1.
Mission accomplished for Alex Ferguson. Manchester United will be thrilled to walk away from the Bernabeu with a scoring draw against Real Madrid.
Real Madrid and Manchester United could mean the world, or it could mean a sideshow. A bucketload of context might make no difference to the outcome, but it should make for great theatre.
Real Madrid and Manchester United square off in a titanic tie that could see Jose Mourinho ushered out of the Bernabeu if things go the Red Devils' way over two legs.