Man Utd news: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League fury amid ugly scenes at Old Trafford

Manchester United crashed out of the Champions League on Tuesday night as they lost 1-0 to Atletico Madrid, but fans and players were clearly frustrated by the game’s events

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There were ugly scenes at Old Trafford as Manchester United crashed out of the Champions League after losing to Atletico Madrid as Diego Simeone was pelted with bottles.

Joao Felix, who scored a bullet header in the first leg, saw a first-half goal ruled out for offside, shortly before Antoine Griezmann hooked a cross to the back post for Renan Lodi to head home the only goal at Old Trafford on Tuesday night . The 2-1 aggregate loss means United will end a fifth successive season without a trophy – and the club’s fans reacted furiously to the result when the final whistle blew.

But the fans weren’t the only ones upset as Cristiano Ronaldo was also visibly frustrated as United crashed out of the Champions League.

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Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo was left frustrated as the club crashed out of the Champions League to Atletico Madrid


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Atletico talking points

Renan Lodi’s first-half header secured a 1-0 Old Trafford win for Atletico Madrid as the Spanish champions progressed to the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

It was a frustrating evening for star man Cristiano. Ronaldo – but he did pass one notable Champions League landmark. And Ralf Rangnick raised eyebrows with a bold call in the second half. The match was full of talking points and Mirror Football has all of the big moments covered.

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Simeone pelted with bottles

Diego Simeone was pelted with bottles as he made his way back to the dressing room following Atletico Madrid’s 1-0 win over Manchester United on Tuesday night.

The Atleti boss made a hurried exit at full-time as United fans reacted with anger to their team’s defeat. But TV cameras for BT Sport’s coverage of the Champions League tie picked up the moment United fans threw bottles and drinks at the Argentina as he left the pitch in ugly scenes at Old Trafford.

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Ronaldo’s Fury

Cristiano Ronaldo’s furious reaction to Atletico Madrid’s goal was spotted during their 1-0 Champions League loss on Tuesday night.

United thought there had been a foul on Anthony Elanga in the build-up to Atletico’s goal but the referee saw nothing wrong with the challenge and VAR didn’t think the decision required overturning. And after Renan Lodi headed the ball into the back of the net, Ronaldo made a binocular gesture that appears to suggest the Portuguese forward thought the ref had missed the foul.

The match had several moments that you may have missed, including Ronaldo’s fury.

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