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Van Der Sar: Park was amazing

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Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin Van Der Sar has labeled Park Ji-Sung's contribution against Chelsea in the Champions League quarter-final as 'amazing'.

The South Korean midfielder scored United decisive second goal against The Blues as they cruised through to the semi-finals of the Champions League.

Park's contribution without the ball didn't go unnoticed either, as he tirelessly worked back inside his own half as his side dug in against with Barclays Premier League rivals.

“Ji is unbelievable,” said Van der Sar.

“He was amazing. He was everywhere – tackling at the front and the back and giving excellent passes.

“We really missed him when he was out during the Asia Cup earlier in the year and then he got an injury. It's great to have him back."

The Old Trafford club with face either reigning champions Inter Milan or Schalke in the last-four, with the German side holding a significant advantage after the first leg in the San Siro.

 

Whoever the club have to face, the Dutch goalkeeper is looking forward to the challenge.

“It's going to be a tough game whether we play Schalke or Inter produce a surprise,” added the Dutchman. “It will be a great game – we managed to get a win against Chelsea and now the big games are coming thick and fast.

“Sometimes things like luck count. Maybe we were a little bit lucky in the away leg at Chelsea last week.

“We have done a professional job, we took our chances well. We had a little scare when Drogba scored the equaliser but we scored straight after that and it was game over."

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