UCL 2021-22: Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid prediction and betting tips (March 15)
The first leg of the tie ended in a 1-1 draw. Will Manchester United get a win against Atletico Madrid in the second leg of the round of 16 at Old Trafford?
Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) scored a hattrick against Tottenham Hotspur in his last game
Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) scored a hattrick against Tottenham Hotspur in his last game

Manchester United will host Atletico Madrid in the second leg of the Round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League game.

The match will start at 8 p.m. GMT on Tuesday, 15 March 2022. The match venue is Old Trafford, Manchester. Below you will find betting tips and match prediction for Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid (March 15) in the Round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League.

Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid latest odds on betting sites

Manchester United have their winning odds placed at 2.27 (+127 American; 127/100 Fractional). Atletico Madrid, on the other hand, have their winning odds placed at 3.64 (+264; 66/25). The betting odds for a draw are placed at 3.30 (+230; 23/10).

The chances of the outcomes are as follows: Manchester United — 43%, draw — 30%, Atletico Madrid — 27%.

Latest betting odds on Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid (15 March 2021):

  • Over 2.5 goals — 2.33 (+133; 133/100)
  • Under 2.5 goals — 1.70 (-143; 7/100)
  • To qualify Manchester United — 1.93 (-108; 93/100)
  • To qualify Atletico Madrid — 2.01 (+101; 101/100)
  • Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.97 (-103; 97/100)
  • Both teams to score (No) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)

Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid match preview and statistics

Manchester United drew the first leg of the Round of 16 games against Atletico Madrid. Joao Felix opened the scoreline in the seventh minute with a thumping header which bounced off the inside of the post and across the line. Anthony Elanga scored an equaliser in the 80th as he coolly slotted his shot across the goal and into the back of the net.

Manchester United had 63% ball possession and completed 447 passes. The Red Devils created one big chance. Manchester United had seven shots with two being on target. They had an expected goal of 0.56 compared to Atletico Madrid’s expected goal of 1.33.

Manchester United got a 3-2 victory over Tottenham Hotspurs in their last league game. Cristiano Ronaldo opened the scoreline in the 12th minute with a top-class shot into the top left corner. Tottenham were awarded a penalty kick in the 33rd minute as the ball hits Telles. Harry Kane converted the penalty and curled the ball into the bottom left corner of the net.

Cristiano Ronaldo made it 2-1 in the 38th minute with a nice finish from close range. Harry Maguire put the ball in his own net as he ran to block it but slipped. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his hat-trick in the 81st minute as he played his header into the top right corner.

Manchester United are fifth in the Premier League table with 50 points. The Red Devils have scored 48 goals while conceding 40 goals with a difference of +8. Manchester United have won two of their last five matches in all competitions.

Manchester United team news: Bruno Fernandes is out of the game with a fever. Luke Shaw is a doubt for the game with Covid 19. Scott McTominay is out of the game with a calf injury.

Atletico Madrid played a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the Round of 16 against Manchester United. Los Colchoneros were dominant and hit the bar countless times but were unable to get a win as they conceded in the last 10 minutes.

Atletico Madrid had 37% ball possession and completed 221 passes. Los Colchoneros created two big chances. Atletico Madrid had 13 shots with one being on target. They had an expected goal of 1.33 compared to Manchester United’s expected goal of 0.56.

Atletico Madrid got a 2-1 win over Cadiz in their last league game. Joao Felix opened the scoreline in the third minute with a nice finish from a tight angle. Alvaro Negredo levelled the scoreline in the 45th minute with a nice header into the bottom left corner. Rodrigo De Paul doubled their lead in the 68th minute as he smashed the ball into the top left corner.

Atletico Madrid are third in the La Liga table with 51 points. Los Colchoneros have scored 52 goals while conceding 36 goals with a difference of +16. Atletico Madrid have won four of their last five matches in all competitions.

Atletico Madrid team news: Daniel Wass is out of the game with a knee injury. Geoffrey Kondogbia is unavailable due to a hamstring injury. Jose Gimenez is out of the game with a muscle injury. Mario Hermoso is unavailable due to a muscle injury. Matheus Cunha is a doubt with a knee injury. Sime Vrsaljko is out of the game with a hip injury. Thomas Lemar is a doubt with a thigh injury. Yannick Carrasco is suspended for the game.

Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid H2H

The first leg of the tie ended in a 1-1 draw.

Atletico Madrid have won one of the last two games between both sides.

Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid lineups and key players

Manchester United projected starting lineup:

  • David De Gea
  • Luke Shaw
  • Harry Maguire
  • Victor Lindelof
  • Aaron Wan-Bissaka
  • Fred
  • Matic
  • Bruno Fernandes
  • Marcus Rashford
  • Jadon Sancho
  • Cristiano Ronaldo

Notable subs: Edinson Cavani, Alex Telles and Scott McTominay.

Cristiano Ronaldo has been exceptional for Manchester United in the Champions League. The Portuguese international scored a hattrick in his last game against Tottenham Hotspur. He has scored six goals in the Champions League this season, overperforming his expected goals of 2.87. Ronaldo has scored 12 goals in the league while providing three assists.

Atletico Madrid projected starting lineup:

  • Jan Oblak
  • Felipe
  • Stefan Savic
  • Renan Lodi
  • Marcos Llorente
  • Thomas Lemar
  • Hector Herrera
  • Rodrigo De Paul
  • Angel Correa
  • Joao Felix
  • Luis Suarez

Notable subs: Matheus Cunha, Felipe.

Joao Felix scored a goal in their 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid. The Portuguese international has scored one goal in the Champions League, overperforming his expected goals of 0.28. Felix has one assist while providing five key passes.

Manchester United vs Atletico Madrid predictions and betting tips

Manchester United got an outstanding win against Tottenham in their last league game. The Red Devils have suffered just one loss in their last five games. Manchester United are looking strong going to the game and I predict them to win and qualify for the quarter-finals.

Betting prediction: Manchester United to win

Odds: 2.27 (+127 American; 127/100 Fractional)

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