Manchester United put one foot into the Champions League semi final with an excellent 1-0 victory at Stamford Bridge last night. It was a thoroughly professional performance by the visitors although they rode their luck in the dying embers of the game where Ramires was sent tumbling in the box in what was a stonewall penalty however the referee decided to wave play on.
In the papers this morning there has been more fallout about the penalty that wasn’t given at Stamford Bridge; Alan Pardew backing Joey Barton, while Harry Redknapp jumps to the defence of Aaron Lennon.
Fifa faces investigation into Burma deal – Guardian
Furious Ancelotti blasts referee’s ‘character’ – Daily Telegraph
Pardew backs ‘mature’ captain Barton – Guardian
Redknapp jumps to defence of Lennon – Daily Telegraph
James buys into Liverpool – Sky Sports
French winger set for Reds – Sky Sports
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