Barca beat United 3-1 to earn their third Champions League title in six seasons.
FC Barcelona and Manchester United, the two biggest football clubs in the world, will be gunning for their fourth European Cup when they collide in the UEFA Champions League final this Saturday (May 28, 2011) at London’s iconic Wembley Stadium.
UPDATE: Manchester United beat Schalke 4-1 on Wednesday night (6-1 on aggregate) to reach the Champions League final for the third time in four seasons. The Red Devils will meet FC Barcelona in the final at Wembley on May 28.
UPDATE: Barca advanced into the Champions League final Tuesday night following a 1-1 draw and 3-1 aggregate win over Madrid.
UPDATE: Lionel Messi scored two late goals as the Blaugrana took a big step towards the Champions League final with a 2-0 first-leg victory over Real. Messi’s double at the Bernabeu moved him on to 11 in the competition this season.
UPDATE: Wayne Rooney set up one goal and scored another two minutes later to help United to a 2-0 win over Schalke. The result puts the Red Devils in the driving seat ahead of next week’s second leg at the Theatre of Dreams, when they will seek to book their place in the Champions League final against Real Madrid or Barca.
UPDATE: Real secured a 1-0 win at Tottenham to triumph 5-0 on aggregate.
UPDATE: Barca routed Shakhtar 5-1, thanks to goals from Andres Iniesta, Dani Alves, Gerard Pique, Seydou Keita and Xavi Hernandez.
UPDATE: Wayne Rooney’s first-half goal and two Edwin van der Sar saves helped the Red Devils win the all-English quarter-final.
UPDATE: Real reached the Champions League quarterfinals for the first time in seven years by beating Lyon 3-0 at the Bernabeu on Wednesday night (4-1 on aggregate).