Sir Alex Ferguson’s men have advantage as they host Blues at Old Trafford in second leg of Champions League quarter-final, with Wayne Rooney’s goal securing first-leg win
|Manchester United: Van der Sar; Rafael, Ferdinand, Vidic, Evra; Valencia, Carrick, Giggs, Nani; Hernandez, Rooney.
Chelsea: Cech; Bosingwa, Ivanovic, Terry, Cole; Ramires, Essien, Lampard; Anelka, Drogba, Malouda.
||DID YOU KNOW?|
- Manchester United haven’t lost a knockout game at Old Trafford in the Champions League since their defeat at the hands of AC Milan in 2005.
- United have won their last six games in all competitions.
- Ferguson’s men haven’t lost at home all season.
- Dimitar Berbatov is the club’s leading scorer this season with 22 goals to his name, but none of them have come in the Champions League.
- United made eight changes for Saturday’s win against Fulham, but still won comfortably 2-0.
- Chelsea have scored just twice in their previous three games.
- The Blues' £50 million striker Fernando Torres has failed to score now in 11 games since joining in January.
- Nicolas Anelka is this season’s second top scorer in the Champions League.
- Last week’s home defeat against the Red Devils was Chelsea's first in the competition for seven games.
- Chelsea have won just five of their 10 games that Torres has played in.
Hitting the deck | Rooney didn't go near cameras after goal
April 6, 2011: Chelsea 0-1 Manchester United
Imperious skill and control from Ryan Giggs set up a first-half Wayne Rooney strike to seal a vital away win, despite shouts for a clear Chelsea penalty in the closing stages.