Manchester United and Chelsea pass to Champions League semi-final

Manchester United and Chelsea pass to Champions League semi-final
# 11 April 2007 10:17 (UTC +04:00)
First semi-finalist of Champions League have been determined, APA-Sport reports.
Two English clubs Manchester United and Chelsea passed to the next stage.
Manchester United (England) 7 – 1 Roma (Italy)
Carrick, 11, 60, Smith, 17, Rooney, 19, C. Ronaldo, 44, 49, Evra, 81 – De Rossi, 69
First leg 1-2
Alex Fergusson, Manchester United coach, said “This was our best show. Each player performed fantastic show. Actually, no one expected 7-1 score. Their speed and attacks were unbelievable. I think we deserved it”. Roma coach Luchano Spaletti:
“We couldn’t play today. But the rival desrved it after a beautiful show”.
Valencia (Spain) 1 – 2 Chelsea (England)
Morientes, 32 – Shevchenko, 52, Essien, 90
Chelsea coach Lose Mourinio: “We deserved the victory during 90 minutes, We were ready for additional time. I planned to make some replacement for it”.
Portuguese trainer noted that Chelsea fans should be proud of their team as any other English fans.
“Two English clubs have passed to the semi-final and other one is very close to it”, he said.
Valencia striker Fernando Morientes: “We should have won 2-0 after first half. But Chelsea pressed us in the second half and we failed to resist them”.
Other two semi-finalists will be determined today after Bayern Munich (Germany) – Milan (Italy) and Liverpool (England) – PSV Eindhoven (Holland) matches. /APA-Sport/