UCL MEMORIES: Arsenal vs Man Utd

Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo tries to get past Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna and Nicklas Bendtner during a UEFA Champions League semi-final match in 2009

On This Day In 2009, an Alex Ferguson led Manchester United destroyed Arsene Wenger’s dream of winning his first European trophy with a 3-1 win(Man Utd won 4-1 on aggregate) over Arsenal in a UEFA Champions League semi-final match played at Emirates Stadium. A brace from Cristiano Ronaldo and a lone goal from Ji-Sung Park made Robin van Persie’s 76th minute strike a mere consolation. The Red Devils went on to reach the final of the competition where they lost to eventual champions Barcelona.

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