Tuesday, April 1, 2008


Champions League quarter-finals 1st leg
Stadio Olimpico, Tue 1 April

AS Roma 0

Manchester United 2
(Ronaldo 39, Rooney 66)

United showed a good performance in Europe and it got a valuable victory, scoring two goals away. 

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 36th goal of the season from Paul Scholes cross before half-time. In the 66 minute, Rooney scored his 4th goal in UCL. The result leaves United like favourites to reach the semi-final against Barcelona.

Team Line-ups:

Roma: Doni, Cassetti, Mexes, Panucci, Tonetto (Cicinho 69), De Rossi, Alquilani (Esposito 76), Taddei (Giuly 59), Pizarro, Mancini, Vucinic.
Subs not used: Curci, Antunes, Ferrari, Brighi.
Booked: Pizarro, Mexes.

United: Van der Sar, Brown, Ferdinand, Vidic (O'Shea 34), Evra, Carrick, Scholes, Anderson (Hargreaves 55), Ronaldo, Park, Rooney (Tevez 84).
Subs not used: Kuszczak, Giggs, Pique, Silvestre.
Booked: Anderson.

Attendance: 80,023

Referee: Frank De Bleeckere (Belgium).

Man of the Match: Cristiano Ronaldo

Source: BBC Sports