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United and Barca through to Champions League semis

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United and Barca through to Champions League semis


After the 2008 final Manchester United once again ended Chelsea’s Champions League title dreams by beating The Blues in the quarter-finals.

Javier Hernandez opened up the scoring against the Londoners who had Ramires sent off in the second half.

Didier Drogba briefly levelled matters on the 77th minute but seconds later Park Ji-sung handed United a 2-1 win on the night at Old Trafford for a 3-1 aggregate win.

Barcelona join United in the semi-finals after a 1-0 win against Shakhtar Donetsk saw Pep Guardiola’s side cruise into the last four 6-1 aggregate winners.

World Player of the year Lionel Messi with a 43rd minute strike that went unanswered at the Donbass Arena.

Barca progress to the semis for a fourth straight year.

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