Ralf Rangnick believes that the blend of experience and youth in his Manchester United team can handle the Champions League trip to Atletico Madrid.The two sides face off at the Wanda Metropolitano on Wednesday in the first leg of their last 16 tie. The visitors have turned a corner in recent matches following struggles to retain leads.
Indeed, they beat Brighton 2-0 at Old Trafford before responding to Leeds United’s comeback on Sunday with a 4-2 win.
But if Man Utd handled the Elland Road atmosphere against their bitter rivals, Atletico’s home crowd will prove another tough test.
Diego Simeone’s side, who won La Liga last season, have dropped off this term. Nevertheless, they have proved tricky opponents for Liverpool in the Champions League in the past.
Their resolute defending stands out as one of their hallm …