Although sacked immediately after Manchester United beat Chelsea on dot shootout in the final Champions League 2007/08 season, but coach Israeli Avram Grant has been mentioned as one who helped Chelsea almost bit again to the top of Europe, if not the fate chose Manchester United.
MU won miraculously in Russia
Recently, the former Chelsea boss had shared about the time at Chelsea, especially the story of captain John Terry after kick sudden death, the situation could put Chelsea won the championship that year. As coach Avram Grant, he ran to hug Terry after MU officially crowned by success tackles Edwin van der Sar before the shot striker Nicolas Anelka.
Area 65 strategists also revealed he has told John Terry that take pride in themselves and Chelsea have their heads held high after the defeat. 9/2007, Avram Grant took over as Chelsea captain from "The Special One" Mourinho large and controversial when a relatively unknown name. However, the Israeli coach who helped Chelsea played very impressive.
11m fateful shot of captain John Terry midfielder
Unfortunately, the white hand when Chelsea lost the 2007/08 Premier League season with 2 points less than Manchester United (85 versus 87). "The Blues" again lost to "Reds" in the final Champions League and Carling Cup slip into the hands of Tottenham.
Of these, the painful defeat on spot-up against Manchester United in the rotation Champions League final in 2008 that fans remember most. 12 years ago, it rained in Moscow, Chelsea have missed an appointment with the championship's most prestigious arena in Europe only because of the slide foot in a puddle of John Terry. However, the former Chelsea captain still get sympathy of the whole team as well as individual teacher Avram Grant.
John Terry is coach Avram Grant after the failure of encouragement
"Terry has the right to be proud of. We were really unlucky, both teams deserved to win. But the championship again turn away from us. If Lampard scored in the shot hit the crossbar in extra time, which will be one of the best goals of Chelsea in the final, but this is history and we respect it "- Avram Grant shared bitterness.