$18.93. [114] In Ireland, RTÉ Two's coverage of the match reached a one-minute peak of 998,000 (62% share), with an average over their four-hour broadcast of 653,000 (44% share). [30] The second leg at Old Trafford was a game of higher tempo, which United won 1–0 thanks to a goal from Paul Scholes after 14 minutes. "[100], Ricardo Carvalho, Frank Lampard and Avram Grant all refused to point the finger of blame at John Terry, but assistant manager Henk ten Cate admitted that Terry was not originally due to take one of the first five penalties (if Drogba had not been sent off, he would have taken the fifth penalty). Never. Paul Scholes' memorable strike against Barcelona in the 2008 Champions League Semi-final 2nd leg will go down in United folklore. Live now, Group D [15] United won their first five group games; they first travelled to Lisbon, where Cristiano Ronaldo's header secured a 1–0 win against his old club, Sporting. In 1973, it served as the principal venue for the seventh Summer Universiade, before going on to perform the same function at the 1980 Summer Olympics. [3] Manchester United responded to defeat in the 2007 FA Cup Final by beating Chelsea in the 2007 FA Community Shield the following August, winning 3–0 on penalties after a 1–1 draw in normal time. [32] United scored 19 goals en route to the final,[32] Ronaldo scoring seven of them, more than any other player. ... 2007/08 Season. Free shipping . [86][87] Late in the second half of extra time, the ball was put out of play so players could be treated for cramp. Due to various historical restrictions regarding the number of teams from the same country entering European competitions, they had never met in Europe before. [118], As winners of the Champions League, Manchester United earned places in the 2008 UEFA Super Cup against 2008 UEFA Cup Final winners Zenit Saint Petersburg and the 2008 FIFA Club World Cup in Japan. This was the fourth year in succession that these teams had met in the Champions League, following semi-final meetings in 2004–05 and 2006–07, and two group stage matches in 2005–06. [4], Because of the aforementioned entry restrictions, Manchester United had only met English opposition in Europe twice before,[nb 1] while Chelsea had far more experience against English opposition, having played 12 matches against compatriot clubs, winning five, drawing five and losing just two. Kalou then sent Van der Sar the wrong way to make it 5–5. Live now, Group G [119] As UEFA's representative at the Club World Cup, Manchester United entered the competition in the semi-finals, where they beat 2008 AFC Champions League winners Gamba Osaka 5–3,[120] before beating 2008 Copa Libertadores winners LDU Quito 1–0 in the final. [86] At the end of the first half, Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson confronted match referee Ľuboš Micheľ, "jabbing out an angry finger and spitting out a few choice words". [115] In the United States, viewership was split between the English language channel ESPN2 and Spanish language channel ESPN Deportes; viewership on ESPN2 averaged at 1.097 million, while ESPN Deportes received an average of 213,000 viewers, totalling 1.31 million. Help: Follow Champions League 2007/2008 results, all of the season's Champions League 2007/2008 scores and standings. The stadium was given five-star status by UEFA in 1998, before hosting the UEFA Cup final the following year. Chelsea FC. Manchester United held the upper hand in the teams' 150 previous meetings, winning 65 times to Chelsea's 41, with 44 draws. [citation needed], In reaching the final, United won nine and drew three of their 12 matches, dwarfing their record of four wins and six draws in the 10 games they took to reach the final in 1999 (when there was no first knockout round and teams advanced from the group stage directly into the quarter-finals). Manchester United won the match 6–5 on penalties, after a 1–1 draw following extra time. [72] Micheľ began refereeing in 1987 at the age of 19, and took charge of his first top-flight game in 1993. [85], After a fairly cagey first 21 minutes, the first major incident of the game occurred when Paul Scholes and Claude Makélélé clashed in mid-air, resulting in both players being booked and Scholes having to leave the field for treatment to a bloody nose. [24], The quarter-final matches represented the fifth and sixth times these two clubs had met in Europe in just over 12 months; they had met at the same stage of the previous season's competition and then again in the group stage this season. The rest of Chelsea's team was as expected, with key players John Terry (dislocated elbow) and Didier Drogba (knee) recovering from injuries suffered against Bolton Wanderers on the last day of the league season 10 days earlier to start the game. Martin Balko (Slovakia) [73], Sir Alex Ferguson guaranteed a place in the starting line-up for Paul Scholes, after the midfielder had missed the 1999 final through suspension. In the two sides' league meetings that season, United won 2–0 at Old Trafford in Avram Grant's first game in charge of Chelsea on 23 September 2007, while Chelsea won 2–1 at Stamford Bridge in the return game on 26 April 2008. FlashScore.com provides all Champions League 2007/2008 fixtures, live scores and final results with current standings, head-to-head stats and odds comparison. [56], The referee for the final was 40-year-old Slovakian referee Ľuboš Micheľ, the first Slovak to take charge of a European Cup final. That was as close as either team got to a goal in the first leg and it ended 0–0. [112][117] Sky's advertising prices were not reported, but among their scheduled advertisers were Audi, Ford, Nike, Samsung and Pepsi. Live now. [citation needed], UEFA Man of the Match: Live now, Group E Carrick buried his spot-kick, as did Juliano Belletti with his first touch of the game, having come on for Makélélé at the end of extra time. Live now, Group C The Manchester United players formed a guard of honour for Chelsea, lining up in two opposite rows at the foot of the steps up to the presentation party and applauding as the Chelsea team – led by chief executive Peter Kenyon – walked through. [48], The Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow was selected as the venue for the match at a meeting of the UEFA Executive Committee in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on 4 October 2006. This was only the third time that two clubs from the same country … Besides Champions League 2007/2008 results you can find 5000+ competitions from more than 30 sports around the world on FlashScore.com. Amid the melée, assistant referee Martin Balko saw Drogba slap Nemanja Vidić and reported the incident to referee Ľuboš Micheľ. Help: Soccer results at Soccer 24 offer soccer results, providing also goal scorers, soccer halftime results, red cards, goals and other soccer results information from Europe - Champions League 2007/2008. League, teams and player statistics. Stephen Makinwa » Matches for Lazio Roma: » Champions League 2007/2008 [82][83][84] Ashley Cole also started despite hurting his right ankle in training the day before the game under a heavy challenge from Claude Makélélé. [52], Originally known as the Grand Arena of the Central Lenin Stadium, the ground opened in 1956 as a new national stadium for the Soviet Union national football team. HELP: Champions League 2007/2008 results page belongs to the Football/Europe section of FlashScore.co.uk. The first leg was held at the Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium in Istanbul, and ended in a 2–1 defeat, as Deivid made up for an early own goal by scoring the winner nine minutes from time after Colin Kazim-Richards' equaliser. The second half and most of extra time passed without incident until Chelsea's Didier Drogba was sent off for slapping Nemanja Vidić four minutes from the end. [103] Nicolas Anelka, who took the decisive kick, revealed he did not actually want to take a penalty, citing lack of warm-up time. Free shipping . Live now, Group H The goal followed from a long-range shot by Michael Essien, which deflected first off Nemanja Vidić and then Ferdinand. [10] Both Chelsea and Manchester United won that same competition during the 1990s – first Manchester United beat Barcelona 2–1 in the 1991 final[11] (followed by victory over Red Star Belgrade in the 1991 Super Cup),[12] (followed by victory over Real Madrid in the 1998 Super Cup,[13] their most recent European success at the time). [108] In London, violence escalated outside Fulham Broadway tube station, near Chelsea's Stamford Bridge ground; police arrested 12 people on public order offences, while one man was arrested for grievous bodily harm, drink driving and dangerous driving, after he hit a 31-year-old while attempting to drive down Fulham Broadway. [58][59], Although the Luzhniki Stadium had a usual capacity of almost 85,000 spectators, that was reduced to 69,500 for the final. The ball's change in direction caused Van der Sar to lose his footing, leaving Lampard, who had made a run from deep, with a simple finish. As Didier Drogba had been sent off during the game, he was not allowed to collect his medal himself and it was given to Grant; when he returned to pitch level, Grant tossed his own medal into the crowd. Veniamin Mandrykin » Matches for CSKA Moskva: » Champions League 2007/2008 [66] The visa-free period was initially supposed to run for 72 hours between 19 May and 23 May, but this was later extended to an eight-day period lasting from 17 to 25 May. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy. The pool was split in proportion to each national association's strength in the television market, with the Premier League clubs receiving around €60 million in total from the pool. England Championship 2007/2008 table, full stats, livescores. Champions League 2007/2008 results page on FlashScore.com offers results, Champions League 2007/2008 standings and match details. The winner and the runner up of the League Championship … [113], ITV's viewing figures peaked at 14.6 million in the five minutes from 22:30, during the penalty shoot-out. [49], The European Cup final had never before been played in Russia, making this match the easternmost final in the tournament's history; however, the Luzhniki Stadium had previously played host to the 1999 UEFA Cup Final, in which Italian club Parma beat French side Marseille 3–0. I've lost three with Aberdeen and three with United, so seventh time lucky — magnificent. [53] Although UEFA allowed matches in earlier rounds and European Championship qualifying to be played on the synthetic surface, they mandated that the Champions League Final should be played on natural grass. Manchester United. Compare teams, find the best odds and browse through archive stats up to 7 years back. [41] Chelsea progressed as group winners with 12 points out of six games. [nb 2] There had been two previous Champions League finals between teams from the same country: in 2000, when Real Madrid beat fellow Spanish side Valencia 3–0 at the Stade de France; and in 2003, when Italian sides Milan and Juventus played out a 0–0 draw before Milan won 3–2 on penalties. Spain. [116], Based on an expected audience of up to 13 million, ITV raised the prices of their 30-second advertising slots during the final from between £100,000 and £150,000 to as much as £250,000. $19.82. Sold out set with some very rare cards. shipping: + $1.75 shipping . In addition to prize money received from earlier in the competition, Manchester United received €7 million for winning the final, while Chelsea received €4 million. Didier Drogba. [14], Manchester United were drawn in Group F along with Roma, Sporting CP and Dynamo Kyiv. [70], The match ball for the final was the Adidas Finale Moscow, the eighth in the Adidas Finale range. The FA Cup? [25] United went to Rome and secured a 2–0 win with a first-half header from Ronaldo and a second-half goal tapped in by Wayne Rooney. $9.99. The Super Cup was played at Stade Louis II in Monaco in August 2008, with Zenit winning 2–1. in international football competitions, English football clubs in international competitions, Manchester United F.C. [60] UEFA received around 125,000 applications for tickets from the general public over the course of the three-week application process. [21], In the first knockout round, United were drawn against Lyon, against whom they drew the away leg 1–1, thanks to a late equaliser from Carlos Tevez. The first leg at the Camp Nou saw United spend most of the game defending, while Barcelona tried to pass the ball around them. League, teams and player statistics. [89] Chelsea's closest opportunity to take the lead came in the 77th minute when a Drogba shot struck the post from 25 yards (23 m) out. United were awarded a penalty in the first minute, but Ronaldo sent the ball wide, hitting the stanchion behind the goal. It was contested by Manchester United and Chelsea, making it an all-English club final for the first time in the history of the competition. 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[7], Both sides had a connection to the early history of European football; Chelsea were invited to take part in the inaugural European Cup in 1955–56 as champions of England, only to be denied entry by The Football League, allowing Manchester United to become the first English entrants in the competition the following season. No, erano le lacrime per una sconfitta in finale di Champions League, un qualcosa che non so se mi … FlashScore.com provides all Champions League 2007/2008 results, standings and odds comparison. [33], In the group stage, Chelsea were drawn into Group B, along with Schalke 04 of Germany, Rosenborg BK of Norway and Spanish club Valencia. Mesut Ozil Rookie Sticker Panini Champions League 2007 2008 #378 / FC Shalke 04. [51] Because of the difference in time zones, the match kicked off at 22:45 Moscow Time, making it the first Champions League final to start on one day and finish in the next. This meant that Manchester United, having won the 2006–07 Premier League, received around €19.5 million, and Chelsea, as runners-up, received around €16.5 million. The 2007 AFC Champions League was the 26th edition of the top-level Asian club football tournament and the 5th edition under the current AFC Champions League title.. Japanese side Urawa Red Diamonds became champions for the first time, beating Sepahan of Iran and becoming the fourth Japanese club to win the Asian championship, and qualified for the 2007 … This was only the third time that two clubs from the same country had contested the final; the others being the 2000 and 2003 finals. It will be remembered as the strangest of Champions League seasons but it has ended with a familiar name on the trophy after Bayern Munich got the better of Paris Saint-Germain in Sunday's final in Lisbon, with their deserved … MESUT OZIL ROOKIE SCHALKE 04 2007/08 UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE STICKER PANINI SOCCER. The 2008 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match that took place on Wednesday, 21 May 2008, at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, to determine the winner of the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League. [15] Chelsea's first match in the group was against Rosenborg at Stamford Bridge, where they were held to a 1–1 draw. AJAX - STICKERS IMAGE PANINI UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE … No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trademarks. It would have been the worst day of my life. [78] Ferguson hoped his substitutes might have a big impact on the match, just as Teddy Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solskjær did in 1999, when the pair came off the bench to help Manchester United come from behind and beat Bayern Munich. Wayne Rooney delivered a long ball into the path of Ronaldo and the United goalscorer placed his cross on the head of the diving Carlos Tevez, only for Čech to deny him. [22] The Red Devils then won the second leg 1–0 – Ronaldo scoring the only goal – to ensure a 2–1 aggregate win and a place in the quarter-finals,[23] where they were again drawn against Roma. [citation needed], Chelsea faced Greek side Olympiacos in the first knockout round. Next was another 1–0 win at home to Roma,[16] followed by back-to-back four-goal victories over Dynamo Kyiv (4–2 in Ukraine and 4–0 at Old Trafford). Additionally, most of Moscow's hotels were full on the night of the game. The 2007–08 season was Chelsea Football Club's 94th competitive season, 16th consecutive season in the Premier League, and 102nd year as a club.Manager José Mourinho left the club by mutual consent on 20 September 2007 following a disappointing 1–1 draw with Rosenborg and was replaced by the Israeli Avram Grant. [118], In addition to the €23.4 million and €19.8 million earned respectively by the two clubs as prize money, Manchester United and Chelsea received money from the UEFA market pool share. [90] When all the players had received their medals, Platini presented Manchester United with the trophy, which Rio Ferdinand – as team captain for the match – and Ryan Giggs – standing in for club captain Gary Neville – lifted together. [19] They travelled to Roma for the final group game, in which both teams were already guaranteed to progress; it finished as a 1–1 draw, with Gerard Piqué scoring his second goal for the club before Mancini's equaliser. It also marked the 100th anniversary of Manchester United's first league triumph, the 50th anniversary of the Munich air disaster, and the 40th anniversary of United's first European Cup triumph in 1968. [28], The semi-final pitted United against Barcelona; the teams had not met since the group stage of the 1998–99 tournament, the last time United won it. [68], Although the two clubs claimed to have sold most of the 42,000 tickets allocated to them, only about 25,000 fans were said to have travelled to Moscow from the United Kingdom, with about 110 charter flights arriving ahead of the game. According to the head of the Russian national tourist office, Mikhail Ignatiev, many fans were put off by the cost of travel and accommodation. Roman Slyško (Slovakia) Buck was unimpressed with Chelsea's second-place league finish and being runners-up in the Champions League, saying "we have very high expectations at Chelsea and a couple of second place finishes is just not good enough for us". $19.00. 8 (1) 2. Chelsea also received €4 million for finishing as runners-up. [36] Chelsea's second match was against Valencia, whom they beat 2–1, leaving Chelsea with four points from their two matches. [86][87] The Ivorian striker came very close to turning Joe Cole's low cross home for the winner four minutes from time, but fired wide. [31] This result increased United's consecutive home win record in the Champions League to 12 and ensured that they reached the final unbeaten. Van der Sar then pulled off the crucial save for United; he pointed to his left to indicate to Nicolas Anelka that he thought he would kick to that side, as had the six players who had kicked before him, only to correctly dive to his right to deny Anelka, whose kick was at a good height to be saved, securing European football's top prize for United for the third time in their history.

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