BARCELONA – On the day that Cristiano Ronaldo failed in the Champions League, his longtime rival Lionel Messi took the stage in Barcelona-Manchester United 3-0. The Argentinian champion dragged his team into the semifinals with an absolute double win. Barcelona dominated round-trip and deservedly passed the round against Manchester United who eliminated Paris Saint Germain in the second round.
Barcelona qualify for the semi-finals of the Champions League, eliminating Manchester United. In the second leg the blaugrana won 3-0 against the Red Devils thanks to two goals from Messi in the first half and a goal from Coutinho in the 16th minute of the second half: the first leg for the Catalans ended in England 1-0 .
The Barcelona-Manchester United 3-0 draw, a valid match as a return to the Champions League quarter-finals. Messi best in the field with a double.
Barcelona (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto (26 ′ st Semedo), Piqué, Lenglet, Alba; Rakitic, Busquets, Arthur (31 ′ st Vidal); Messi, Suárez, Coutinho (36 ′ st Dembelè). On the bench: Cillessen, Umtiti, Alena, Malcom. Valverde coach.
Manchester United (4-3-3): De Gea; Jones, Lindelof, Smalling, Young; McTominay, Fred, Pogba; Lingard (35 'st Sanchez), Rashford (29 ′ st Lukaku), Martial (20 ′ st Dalot). On the bench: Romero, Matic, Mata, Pereira. Solskjaer coach.
Referee: Felix Brych (GER) goals: 16 ′ pt Messi, 20 ′ pt Messi, 16 ′ st Coutinho. Notes – Booked: Suarez. Corners 8-3. Recovery: 2 ′, 2 ′.
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