“They can make the difference” – Rangnick reveals Manchester United’s 12th and 13th player against Atletico Madrid

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Manchester United host Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday. The scoreline is 1-1 on aggregate after Anthony Elanga’s late equaliser for United.

Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick has called on Manchester United fans to be the 12th and 13th player against Atletico Madrid on Tuesday night by creating a hostile atmosphere at Old Trafford.

Rangnick said: “Like in the game against Spurs, we need our players and supporters to be on top form.

“Antonio Conte said it was a very difficult atmosphere for them to play in, and that’s probably one of the biggest compliments you can get if the opposition manager says that after the game.

“We had a team against Spurs that just wanted to win that game. It became obvious and the supporters played a vital role because they realised how much we wanted to win. Tomorrow will be similar.

“Our supporters play a vital role and it’s always a very special atmosphere at Old Trafford, even more so in European games.

“In the end they can be our 12th and 13th player on the pitch and make the difference, making it a very special experience for everyone.

“In the end it’s up to us. We have to create those moments and then the rest will come from our fantastic supporters.”