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Rooney and Kaka talk about the big game, their managers and their opponents - originally posted on Soccerlens.comFinally, the day is here when the world will stand still for 90 minutes to watch Real Madrid take on Manchester United at the Old Trafford. At the moment, Madrid are behind in the tie as United came have a crucial away goal advantage from Bernabeu.
This Round of 16 return leg will not only see two of the best teams in the world in their best forms compete each other but also, it will be the first time Cristiano Ronaldo return to his former home.
There has been nothing but praise coming out from Alex Ferguson’s camp about the Portuguese international. Jose Mourinho was onto them and he told the reporters:
“I think he’ll be fine, but I wish they had told Cristiano unpleasant things instead of compliments.”
Both Real Madrid and Manchester United have been in exceptional forms domestically. Since the start of 2013, Madrid has played 15 matches and lost only once and drew fou...
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Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney cannot wait for Tuesday night's game between "probably the two biggest clubs in the world".
Only after Saturday's 4-0 Premier League win over Norwich did Manchester United's players allow their minds to drift towards the glamor Champions League clash with Real Madrid at Old Trafford.
"It hasn't been hard not...
False hype over Wayne Rooney’s exclusion - originally posted on Soccerlens.comApart from Nani’s red card that grabbed the headlines all over the media in England, other major issue that came under rigorous discussion is Wayne Rooney’s exclusion from Manchester United starting line-up against Real Madrid on Tuesday night in the Champions League knock-out tie.
Has media made...
Emboldened by comparisons with Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, Wayne Rooney was in such a position of strength at Manchester United in 2010 that he took on Alex Ferguson and won a lucrative new contract.
At that time, Rooney was at the peak of his powers, easily English football's star player. He seemed to believe he was too good for United.
Now, the opposite may be true...
Manchester United’s defeat is not just down to Nani’s red - originally posted on Soccerlens.comManchester United’s dream of clinching a treble was quashed on Tuesday night after Real Madrid sneaked out a 2-1 victory at Old Trafford in the Champions League Round of 16 knockout tie.
The game was poised in favor of the Premier League side with score at 1-1 from the first leg...
When the draw for the last 16 of the Champions league was made last December, there was one tie that left the world in anticipation for the round to begin. As soon as Real Madrid and Manchester United were drawn against each other, it was decided that one of these European giants would not be making it as far as the quarter final stage. After a 1-1 draw in Madrid on Wednesday evening...
Viktoria Plzen midfielder Daniel Kolar has dismissed the notion that his side face an easy task to see off Fenerbahce and book their place in the last eight of the Europa League.
Plzen's 5-0 aggregate thrashing of Napoli in the last round, coupled with their domestic form which has taken them to the top of the Czech League, makes them big favourites against the Turkish side...