Man United Legend ‘Attacks’ Real Madrid Stars After Champions League Defeat to Chelsea

Man United Legend ‘Attacks’ Real Madrid Stars After Champions League Defeat to Chelsea

-Rio Ferdinand believes Real Madrid were not at their best vs Chelsea

- Los Blancos were denied a chance to reach the Champions League final by the Blues

- Timo Werner and Mason Mount both scored a goal each to hand their team the final ticket

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Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has expressed disappointment towards Real Madrid following their 2-0 defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

The victory meant the Blues have reached their third Champions League final in their history while they hope to win their second title later this month.

Thomas Tuchel's men already got the job done halfway in the first half after forcing Los Blancos to a 1-1 draw in Spain thereby keeping an away goal advantage ahead of the second leg.

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The Premier League outfit finished up with a 2-0 win over the 13-time winners to advance to the final on 3-1 aggregate to set up an all-English final against Manchester City.

Manchester United legend labels Real Madrid 'old and tired after Champions League defeat to Chelsea
Zinedine Zidane reacts to Real Madrid's defeat to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge earlier this week. Photo by Glyn KIRK / AFP
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Meanwhile, the 42-year-old while analysing Zinedine Zidane's team said they looked 'tired and old' as compared to Chelsea's agility and transitional play in the game. He told BT Sport and according to Daily Mail.

"Yes they've (Madrid) got good players, but they looked tired tonight. They looked like an old team tonight and Chelsea looked like a young team who were hungry.
"They could have won by about five or six goals tonight. We said before about them playing quick and in transition and breaking from midfield.
"Kante did that for the first goal, they did in time and time again after that and they got the job done."

After crashing out of the continental championship, Real will have to focus on retaining the LA Liga title as they currently sit second on the log with two points behind Atletico Madrid.

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They must avoid any slip-up as Barcelona are also breathing down on them massively with just four games left to play this season and the title is among four teams including Sevilla.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Real Madrid keeper Thibaut Courtois has revealed he will be rooting for his former club, Chelsea, during the Champions League finals.

The Blues advanced to the last round of the tournament after stunning Real 3-1 on goal aggregate in the semi-finals.

The Thomas Tuchel-tutored side had secured a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the tie played in Spain before getting the job done at home during the second leg.

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