Red Devils Take On Blues At Stamford Bridge




Champions League

Champions League

Old rivals Manchester United and Chelsea paid tribute to Moscow in 2008 to stage up a legendary final Champions League has ever seen. 3 years later now both these teams face off once again on a Wednesday night what expects to be belter of a contest. A quarter final first leg may not hype that much but whenever these two teams clash it’s a match worthy of a final.

The penalties in Moscow are not a part of history but a moment that comes once in a lifetime. Manchester United triumphed sinking Chelsea into the sea of tears. But now they take them on in a totally different scenario under a new coach. Carlo Ancelotti promises to feed his home fans well as his totally confident against the encounter against Manchester United. Alex’s knee injury has been compensated with the return of Yossi Benayoun.  Chelsea will ride high on confidence as they totally outperformed in the 2nd half of their previous clash at Stamford Bridge in their Premier League clash on March 1. They would like to build on their undefeated streak in their last 8 games as they edged a draw with Stoke City last Saturday. Chelsea are slowly edging to confirm their berth for the next Champions League Draw and this win against one of their favorite rivals could boost their confidence to go ahead.

Manchester United are sitting pretty well at the top of the Premier Table but they reckon Champions League is not going anywhere out of their reach. Their away match against the blues in the quarters is a pre-final and a lead looks well on the cards. With Ferdinand returning back after two months lay-off the defense looks as solid as rock. Injury list now is completely void of Park, Owen, Evans, O’Shea and Rafael and leaves Alex Feguson with a lot of options than required. However Rooney’s bruised shin is a cause of worry but he still is determined to catch up the playing eleven. Red Devils would look to put up a better performance at Stamford than their last one and would finish things off in style at Old Trafford.

Whenever these two teams meet it does not matter which one looks better on paper. The beautiful game does not ride on paper work rather on jam-packed action on the battlefield. The onus is on the Pensioners to take the home advantage as Wednesday night lights up for this much anticipated contest.

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