Champagne football at Camp Nou
For the first leg of the quarterfinals of the Champions League at home Barca gave a recital of goals and good football with goals from Messi -2 – Eto’o and Henry to seal the 4 to 0. Victim: Bayer Munich. With great handling the ball the trio agreed between romperecords amazing and a frightening attack speed all Guardiola revenge for the beating that the Germans had provided the Sporting Lisbon weeks ago.
In the beginning it was the Catalans took the lead as in the whole game and the first of the four came through the number 10 of Argentina after a pass from Eto’o defined with a simplicity and quality remarkable. A few minutes later the second would: Messi on the right start in his classic play by hooking into the middle to enable the Cameroonian and return the favor.
It was zeal. The poor German team attempts manifested by the French left wing with Ribery but the solid defense of the premises did not allow the breakdown of zero. Then came the penalty which saw Messi committed to all but the English horn that not only sanctioned it but also warned the Argentine.
The third goal would come after a flood of Henry Messi and finally hit the French would score in the scoring minutes later after another triangulation and exquisite definition. Halftime and the complement to Barca he would defend the zero and go crazy to play for Demichelis and company.
Another chapter of this incredible team is Barcelona ??that no one stop it.
In another quarter-the thrilling Champions League with Porto major contribution of the Argentines tied with 2 goals at Old Trafford Manchester.
The goals were scored by Uruguayan Rodriguez at the dawn of the meeting and then the English Rooney equalized.
Goals Argentos defined the match: Charlie which came midway through the second stage turned to the premises after a wad of Rooney but at 89 two former Racing would seal equality: Licha Lopez crosses the ball from the right to Mariano Gonzalez and receives only harm a Pinocchio Van Der Saar. Great result that leaves the Portuguese good standing for the second leg.
At Anfield Liverpool unknown fell one against Chelsea 3-1. In one of the most compelling duels of the quarter it was the Blues who took the match turning so many of Ivanovic and Ivorian Drogba. El Niño Torres had opened the score for Liverpool not for accumulation of yellow Mascherano who was an unknown version of the neat and tidy Liverpool this season.
The Rafa Benitez are very poor showing for the return having to score 3 goals without reply to reach the semifinals.
Arsenal’s draw was a Madrigal in a match where Gonzalo Rodriguez and Ibagaza were participating for the yellow submarine. Senna opened the scoring for the hosts but then the Togolese Adebayoor pirouette through marked equality.