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  • Manchester United 2-1 Chelsea: Hernadez, Park superb-strike, Ramires red-card

    Manchester United's 2-1 win over Chelsea in the second leg Champions League quarter-final at Old Trafford on Tuesday (04/12/2011). MU also cruised into the semifinals with 3-1 on aggregate.

    MU victory opened by Javier Hernandez scored in the 43rd minute. Ryan Giggs became the actor behind the creation of this goal.

    Giggs opened the way toward a goal by forward Michael Carrick for O'Shea bait. Giggs then move on, and welcomes feedback O'Shea breakthrough. He then send feedback to the next horizontal pole Chelsea right. Chicharito who fired the ball was there to urge the top goalkeeper Cech's net.

    The second goal was created Park Ji-Sung in the 77th minute. He managed to escape from the off-side trap and welcomes feedback breakthrough Wayne Rooney in the middle of the penalty box and fired into the bottom left corner of goalkeeper Petr Cech.

    Park's goal is so painful for Chelsea because it happened a minute after the goal their replies, which are scored by Didier Drogba. Being in the middle of the penalty box, Drogba managed to escape from the off-side trap and welcomes feedback Michael Essien with his chest and then fired into the host's goal.

    The Game

    Come to Old Trafford in a state lagging aggregate 0-1, Chelsea play aggressive since the early minutes. On the other hand, MU also not stay silent and try to widen the distance.

    Attitude refused to budge from both camps produce action assault each other. However, during the first ten minutes, each equally see plot their attacks foundered in the middle of the road.

    Chelsea eventually became the first team to spread threats, through two successive execution of Nicolas Anelka and Frank Lampard in the 14th minute. However, while the execution Anelka missed, shot Anelka leads right into Edwin van der Sar, who without difficulty catching the ball.

    MU react quickly reply to the threat with a long-range shot Wayne Rooney at minute 15. Although accurate, his shot leads right into the arms of Petr Cech.

    MU had experienced pressure thereafter. Until minute 25, they failed to create chances and even threatened by four shots Chelsea players. Fortunately for them, none of the execution of Chelsea's lead on target.

    Chelsea replied to it with a header Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez in the 26th minute, which makes the ball lodged in goal for the visitors. However, numbers on the scoreboard did not move from the figures 0-0, because the referee judged the off-side when the gore feed from Wayne Rooney and the goal was annulled.

    Tense moments again occurred in the MU defense in the 29th minute. At that time, Nemanja Vidic throw the ball. However, the ball actually fell at the feet of Anelka on the left side of the MU defense.

    Before Anelka dribbled into the penalty box, Van der Sar decided to leave the nest. Anelka tried to dribbled, but failed. Van der Sar perform tackle that makes the ball loose from the mastery of Anelka.

    MU then try to reduce the pressure the opponent with control of the ball. In a slower tempo than before, they are patient hold the ball and scroll the ball around the penalty box MU.

    Once successfully seized control of the ball from Manchester United, Chelsea again raise the tempo and intensity of attacks. However, Manchester United play more disciplined in defense and managed to make Chelsea's pressure did not produce opportunities.

    The match continues with no surprises, until Chicharito managed to break into the visitors' goal in the 43rd minute.

    During the first 45 minutes, Chelsea had the ball as much as 47 percent and releasing an accurate shot from six businesses. The MU created two golden chances from four experiments.

    Starting the second half, Chelsea's change the order of players, with Fernando Torres and incorporate interesting Didier Drogba. Chelsea then also able to provide pressure to the host.

    However, not to mention picking a goal, Chelsea must see Ramires receiving a second yellow card due to violation of Nani in the 69th minute.

    Faced with the situation was "nothing to lose", Chelsea continued to play aggressive. MU responded to pressure the visitors with a mastery of the ball. With a calm, take advantage of all the field, they play short passes, look for cracks release the attack.

    However, not to mention able to create a meaningful threat, MU players are forced to see Edwin van der Sar's from Drogba shot picked up the ball in the net in the 76th minute.

    MU react quickly build new attacks, which are surprisingly led to the second goal from the foot of Park in the 77th minute.

    Malouda kick in minute 86 with a remarkable save by Van der Sar, which appear brilliantly keep his net. Rooney tried his luck at minute 92 of the distance to try to trick Peter Cech, but with calmly save it.

    Over 90 minutes, Chelsea had the ball as much as 54 percent and created a golden opportunity five of the nine business. As for the visitors four shots off accurately from 18 experiments.

    Team Line-up:

    Manchester United: Edwin van der Sar, Nemanja Vidic, Rio Ferdinand, Patrice Evra, John O'Shea, Ryan Giggs, Michael Carrick, Park Ji-Sung, Nani (Antonio Valencia 75), Wayne Rooney, Javier Hernandez

    Chelsea: Petr Cech, John Terry, Alex (Paulo Ferreira 82), Ashley Cole, Branislav Ivanovic, Michael Essien, Frank Lampard, Ramires, Florent Malouda, Fernando Torres (Didier Drogba 45), Nicolas Anelka (Salomon Kalou 61)


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