Porto’s Mariano says Man U will be finished off

April 14th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Apr.14 (ANI): Porto’s Mariano Gonzales insists that he will make Manchester United look ordinary at Old Trafford in tomorrow’s face-off.Gonzalez beat Edwin van der Sar in the 89th minute to give Portugal’s champs a 2-2 draw last week and complete “the best day of my life”.

Now, according to The Sun, the midfielder is determined to finish the job in the return leg to reach the Champions League semi-finals.

He said: “We know it’s going to be more difficult than in Manchester because United will arrive here looking for victory and needing goals. But the loss of Rio Ferdinand could be very important for them. Also, Cristiano Ronaldo wasn’t decisive in the first leg and now he has to play under all the pressure and atmosphere our ground will generate, while knowing he could easily be going out of the competition. Obviously we have to avoid making errors, but we’ll be happy to maintain our concentration and keep the game goalless. We have our own dreams,” he said.”But as a team we showed why Porto are the Portuguese champions and that we can defeat anyone in Europe. United were not better than us at Old Trafford - and they know that. We can make it a very nervous night for them,” he added. (ANI)

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