A Special 1-1: De Gea stars as Man United draw at Real Madrid

Real Madrid 1 – Manchester United 1 (Champions League, February 13, 2013) (Alternative highlights, high quality highlightsLonger highlightsDavid De Gea brilliantly turned Fabio Coentrao’s shot onto the post in the 5th minute. United took the lead in the 20th minute when Danny Welbeck headed home a Rooney corner. Real levelled before the half hour through a towering Cristiano Ronaldo header. David De Gea came to United’s recue on the hour with a super sliding kick save on his own goalline. At the other end Xabi Alonso scooped Robin van Persie’s super slow shot off the Madrid goalline.

GIF: David De Gea’s fingertip save to deny Fabio Coentrao.

GIF: Danny Welbeck heads Manchester United ahead v Real Madrid.

GIF: Birds-eye view of Danny Welbeck’s header v Real Madrid.

GIF: Cristiano Ronaldo heads Real Madrid level against Manchester United.

GIF: A second angle of Cristiano Ronaldo’s header v Manchester United.

GIF: David De Gea’s Matrix-esque sliding-kick save v Real Madrid.

GIF: A second angle of David De Gea’s miracle save v Fabio Coentrao.

GIF: Xabi Alonso’s goalline save to deny Robin van Persie.

GIF: Robin van Persie fires a shot against the Real Madrid bar.

Picture. Sir Alex Ferguson & Cristiano Ronaldo embrace post Real Madrid 1 – Manchester United 1.

GIFs: David De Gea’s two world class saves for Manchester United v Real Madrid.

Jose Mourhino Post Match Interview After Real Madrid 1-1 Manchester United.

Sir Alex Ferguson interview post Real Madrid draw.

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