Chelsea and Real in Champions League semis

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Chelsea and Real in Champions League semis

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Chelsea go through to meet Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals after beating Benfica 2-1, that is 3-1 on aggregate.

Lampard opened Chelsea’s account from the spot in the first half.

Ravi Garcia equalised late in the game. Meireles put it beyond doubt in the 90th minute with a storming single handed effort the full length of the pitch.

It was a goal fest at the Bernabeu where Real Madrid put five past APOEL Nicosia, going through 8-2 on aggregate.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice for Real including a thundering long curved ball for his second. The other scorers were Kaka, Jose Callejon and Angel di Maria.

The Spaniards meet Bayern Munich in the semis.