Atletico Madrid will face Manchester United in the last 16 of the Champions League. Atletico Madrid star Luis Suarez spoke up and expressed his thoughts on the duel.
The duel between Atletico Madrid and Manchester United was confirmed after the Champions League drawing process was repeated on Monday (12/13/2021) night WIB.
Previously, Manchester United was drawn to meet Paris Saint-Germain, while Atletico Madrid was drawn to meet Bayern Munich.
However, due to an error in the drawing process , UEFA decided to repeat the drawing process and finally Atletico Madrid was confirmed to meet Manchester United.
Both Atletico Madrid and Manchester United have had a tough season so far. However, both teams are sure to be quite happy with the results of the draw, where each has confidence to move to the next phase.
However, in order not to be overconfident, Atletico Madrid star Luis Suarez warned his team-mates not to underestimate Manchester United .
Beware of Manchester United’s Quality
Luis Suarez is a player who had a career in the Premier League by strengthening Liverpool. This experience made the Uruguayan player quite aware of the quality of Manchester United .
Suarez also warned his teammates not to be too confident and must always be aware of the threat that the Red Devils could pose.
“Manchester United is one of the best. We will step into the knockout phase in the best way we can do,” he continued.
Suarez’s Notes When Dealing with Manchester United
Luis Suarez has a good memory of facing Manchester United when he was still strengthening Liverpool. Even when he was in Barcelona uniform, Suarez still had time to face Manchester United.
His record when strengthening Liverpool and Barcelona, Suarez has won four wins, one draw, and four defeats against Manchester United.
Suarez has yet to face Manchester United with Atletico Madrid, and that will certainly be in February and March 2022.