At 19:45 in Wembley Stadium (London) the most awaited match of the season started. Barcelona clashed Manchester United in the Champions League final. Goals from Pedro, Lionel Messi and David Villa rendered Wayne Rooney’s equaliser as a mere token. The Catalans enjoying 63 per cent possession at the home of football and from the beginner David Villa first had a shot blocked before he then won a corner off a Rio Ferdinand tackle. After few minuts a snap-shot from Villa on the edge of the box just flied wide of the post. Finally at 27′ (first half) Pedro placed a shot into Van der Sar’s bottom corner and it was net.
Goal. BARCELONA 1-0 Manchester United
The United’s answer arrived at 34 min, when Wayne Rooney played a one-two with Giggs before placing a shot first time beyond the reach of Valdes.
Goal.Barcelona 1-1 MANCHESTER UNITED
The first half closed the match in a tie. A stunning show of skill and technique has been the core of the second one. Finally at 54′ Lionel Messi attacked central 25-yards out, taking a couple of touches before curling the ball around the defence and a stunned Van der Sar.
Goal.BARCELONA 2-1 Manchester United
The last memorable action of this match arrived only fifteen minuts later at 69′ when David Villa picks the ball up central 20-yards-out and from a standing position just curls one into the top corner. van der Sar no chance.
Goal. BARCELONA 3-1 Manchester United