AS Roma won over Real Madrid CF(2-1)


AS Roma vs Real Madrid CF
2-1

AS Roma had ended Real Madrid's chances for the Champion's League title

AS Roma ended Real Madrid's chances for a spot in the quarter finals for the Champion's League title. Even though AS Roma had won the first leg match against Real Madrid for the score of (2-1), the Italians still continued to dominate the Spaniards by winning the second leg match held at Santiago Bernabéu on March 5, 2008 with the score of (2-1). After Pepe, one of Real Madrid's defender has been sent of because of a red card, the 1st goal arrived at the 73rd minute of the game delivered by Rodrigo Taddei giving AS Roma a (1-0) lead. Real Madrid's striker Raul then countered just 2 minutes and tied the game (1-1), but Real Madrid's hope for winning the title ended when Mirko Vučinić bravely dives in front of Iker Casillas to meet Christian Panucci's cross and head past the Madrid goalkeeper at the extra time. The Italians now have the chance to compete for the title on the next rounds of matches.


Taddei celebrates after his goal

News Source: UEFA.com
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