Chelsea 0-1 Man Utd

Chief football writer at Stamford Bridge Manchester United took a firm grip on the Champions League quarter-final against Chelsea as Wayne Rooney’s winner gave them a crucial first-leg advantage at Stamford Bridge.Rooney rounded off a fine move involving Michael Carrick and Ryan Giggs after 24 minutes to put United in the ascendancy as they battle with Chelsea to face Inter Milan or Schalke 04 in the semi-final.
After being hit with an Football Association charge for swearing into the camera after scoring in United’s win at West Ham United on Saturday, Rooney was all smiles as he delivered the away goal his manager Sir Alex Ferguson had demanded ahead of the all-Premier League confrontation.
Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti paired Didier Drogba and Fernando Torres in attack – but it was …

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