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Match Report: Man Utd vs Roma

10 April 2008 by

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As expected, Manchester United defeated Italian Serie A club Roma at Old Trafford on Wednesday to register a new record in the Champions League. The record which was previously co-held by Juventus and Manchester United, is now solely in the hands of the Red Devils. They are the team that have won 11 straight home Champions league matches in a row. The line-ups for both clubs were the following:

 

Man Utd

 

1 Edwin van der Sar (GK)

6 Wes Brown

19 Gerard Pique’

5 Rio Ferdinand

27 Mikael Silvestre

4 Owen Hargreaves

13 Ji-Sung Park

16 Michael Carrick

8 Anderson

11 Ryan Giggs

32 Carlos Tevez

 

Substitutions:

74th minute: Giggs out, Rooney in

74th minute: Carrick out, O’Shea in

81st minute: Anderson out, G. Neville in

 

Unused subs: Kuszczak (GK), Ronaldo, Scholes, Welbeck

 

Goalscorers:

70th minute – Carlos Tevez  1-0 for Man Utd

 

Roma

 

32 Doni (GK)

2 Christian Panucci

5 Philippe Mexes

4 Juan

77 Marco Cassetti

16 Daniele De Rossi

7 David Pizarro

11 Taddei

20 Simone Perrotta

30 Mancini

9 Mirko Vucinic

 

Substitutions:

57th minute: Cassetti out, Tonetto in

69th minute: Pizarro out, Giuly in

81st minute: Taddei out, Esposito in

 

Unused subs: Curci (GK), Cicinho, Aquilani, Brighi

 

Goalscorer: /

 

 

Man Utd position: Qualify for Semi-final Stage to face Barcelona

Roma position: Eliminated at Quarter-Final Stage

 

For a detailed match report visit:

 

UEFA website

 

BBC website

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