Manchester, Mar 6: Cristiano Ronaldo scored the essential aim that despatched Actual Madrid by way of to the quarter-finals towards a 10-men Manchester United at Outdated Trafford.
The Spanish facet received 2-1 on the evening and progressed by way of with a 3-2 mixture as United’s Nani was despatched off for a problem on Alvaro Arbeloa.
United had been fortunate to go forward in the beginning of second half, because of 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 ways labored wonders because the Croatian equalised with a superb strike. Three minutes later United had been in a extra hassle as their former hero Ronaldo slid in from Gonzalo Higuain’s cross to depart United needing two targets to outlive within the tie.
United boss Sir Alex Ferguson took an enormous resolution to depart Wayne Rooney on the bench whereas Ryan Giggs’ 1000th senior sport resulted in defeat.
Borrusia Dortmund progress
Dortmund thrashed Ukranian facet Shakhtar Donetsk successful 3-Zero and going by way of with a 5-2 mixture.
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.