After going 12 points clear at the top of the Premier League and putting a firm grip on winning back their crown, Manchester United turn their attention to the showpiece Champions League tie against Real Madrid on Wednesday in the last 16. So what should be their blueprint to beating the Spanish giants?

The obvious threat people will highlight is that of Cristiano Ronaldo but it can be very difficult to contain a player like him completely. Sir Alex Ferguson needs to ensure that his players, while nullifying him as much as possible, don’t get over occupied by him and forget about the other tasks in hand.

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