The coronavirus pandemic has forced cancellations and postponements of most big-ticket sports tournaments. If the lack of sporting action has left a void in your day, here’s something to satiate that hunger — a pick of classic matches by our correspondents from the years gone by that you should revisit.

 

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Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson holds the UEFA Champions League trophy as he returns to Manchester airport from Moscow after beating Chelsea on May 21.   –  AFP

 

MAGIC IN MOSCOW

May 21, 2008. Luzhniki Stadium (Moscow). The stage was set for the first All-England UEFA Champions League final. The Red Devils were gunning for their third while The Blues were going for their first.

Manchester United vs Chelsea lived up to its billing, producing one of the most memorable finals in the history of the competition in front of a capacity crowd of 67,000. 

The day (May 21) held…

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