Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand and Ryan Giggs lift the Champions league trophy together

On this day in 2008: Manchester United beat Chelsea to win third European Cup

John Terry slipped, Edwin van der Sar saved and Sir Alex Ferguson celebrated on a dramatic night in Moscow as Manchester United overcame Chelsea to become kings of Europe for the third time.

By Steven Crawford
Thursday, 21st May 2020, 5:00 pm

Cristiano Ronaldo’s header – his 42nd goal of the season – injected life into the showdown, before Frank Lampard tucked home after Michael Essien’s 25-yard shot took two deflections. Didier Drogba was sent off before penalties, Ronaldo and John Terry both missed before Edwin Van der Sar was the hero as he saved Nicolas Anelka’s kick

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