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Champions League: Top 8 unforgettable moments

Champions League: Remember this?
Champions League: Remember this?.

There were jubilant scenes at Old Trafford last night as Manchester United performed admirably to overturn a 2-0 first-leg deficit against Greek champions Olympiacos to advance to the quarter finals of this season's Champions League.

While the exceedingly poor defensive performance of the visiting team could arguably downgrade the significance of the win somewhat, it was nevertheless a significant achievement for a team who have looked nothing short of woeful at times this season under the hapless figure of David Moyes. 

While I would certainly stop short of labelling it one of the greatest comebacks in Champions League history, the performance - inspired by a scintillating hat-trick from previously out-of-form Dutch striker Robin van Persie - was no doubt one of the more memorable European moments for Manchester United in recent seasons.

Such a comeback got our brains whirring here at GMS towers - what are some of the other most unforgettable moments in the modern history of the Champions League?

And just which players do they involve?

So without further ado, click on to see the moments we've picked as some of the most memorable in the Champions League.

Please note, we've tried to gear this towards the involvement of Premier League teams in the competition since 1999...

It's all personal opinions, of course!

Have a look and please feel free to leave your own comments, thoughts and opinions in the box provided below.....

Topics:
UEFA Champions League
Manchester United
Chelsea
Football
Premier League

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