15 Feb 2013

United grab a draw at Real

11:30 am on 15 February 2013

Manchester United have taken a slight advantage in the Champions League round of 16 after scoring a 1-1 draw with Real Madrid in the first leg in Spain.

Danny Welbeck scored for United against the run of play after 20 minutes, while former United player Cristiano Ronaldo replied 10 minutes later.

United manager Sir Alex Ferguson was happy with the away goal in Spain and how his team created other scoring chances.

Real Manager Jose Mourinho insists the tie is still 50/50, even though he was impressed with his opponents.

In the other match German side Borussia Dortmund grabbed a late 2-2 draw at Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine.