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Roma's midfielder Max Tonetto outmuscles Ji-Sung Park

Roma's midfielder Max Tonetto outmuscles Ji-Sung Park as the Italian hosts get the better of the visitors early in the encounter

Roma's French defender Philippe Mexes

Roma's French defender Philippe Mexes challenges Cristiano Ronaldo as the United star provides an occasional threat on the break

Alberto Aquilani is upended by Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick

Alberto Aquilani is upended by Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick as the game starts to open up on a pleasant Rome evening

United's Nemanja Vidic is forced off in the 33rd minute

Nemanja Vidic is forced off in the 33rd minute after appearing to twist his knee following an aerial challenge with Roma's Mirko Vucinic

Man Utd's Ronaldo heads home the opener

The prolific Ronaldo gets his name on the scoresheet yet again as he heads home his seventh goal in this year's Champions League

Ronaldo is injured while crashing in his superb header

United's ace is injured while crashing in his superb header but is soon back on his feet after the visitors claim the vital away goal

Roma's Mirko Vucinic drags his shot wide

Roma soon have a chance to level the encounter but Mirko Vucinic can only drag his shot wide as United reach the break with the lead

Wayne Rooney scores United's second goal in Rome

The match is thrust firmly into the English side's grasp as Wayne Rooney bundles the ball over the line in the 66th minute

Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring the second for United

Rooney's joy and relief is evident as his side's excellent display is rewarded with two priceless goals in the Italian capital

Roma's Alessandro Mancini shows his disappointment

Roma heads drop following the second goal and the match ends with the visitors still dominant and now firm favourites for a semi-final spot




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