Manchester, Mar 6: Cristiano Ronaldo scored the essential aim that despatched Actual Madrid by means of to the quarter-finals towards a 10-men Manchester United at Outdated Trafford.
The Spanish aspect gained 2-1 on the night time and progressed by means of with a 3-2 combination as United’s Nani was despatched off for a problem on Alvaro Arbeloa.
United had been fortunate to go forward at first of second half, due to Sergio Ramos’ personal aim within the 48th minute. However a harsh controversial purple card for Nani hardly eight minutes later proved decisive.
Actual supervisor Jose Mourinho instantly introduced in Luka Modric for Arbeloa and his techniques labored wonders because the Croatian equalised with an excellent strike. Three minutes later United had been in a extra bother as their former hero Ronaldo slid in from Gonzalo Higuain’s cross to go away United needing two objectives to outlive within the tie.
United boss Sir Alex Ferguson took an enormous resolution to go away Wayne Rooney on the bench whereas Ryan Giggs’ 1000th senior recreation resulted in defeat.
Borrusia Dortmund progress
Dortmund thrashed Ukranian aspect Shakhtar Donetsk successful 3-Zero and going by means of with a 5-2 combination.
Felipe Santana opened the scoring with a robust header whereas Mario Gotze made it two after assembly Robert Lewandowski’s cross and Jakub Blaszczykowski made it three to make sure Dortmund’s qualification.