Barcelona 2 – 0 Manchester United Champions league Final
Barcelona are crowned 2009 champion league winners beating manchester united 2-0 full highlights below.Samuel Eto’o and Lionel Messi scored the goals as Barcelona beat Manchester United 2-0 in the Champions League final in Rome.Eto’o struck after ten minutes and Messi added the second with a superb header 20 minutes from time.
After making a superb start United can have no complaints as they failed to find their usual fluency against the Spanish champions who lifted the trophy for the third time in their history.After going 1-0 down at halftime united Sir Alex made many changes to try turn this around fast.Midway through the second half, United started to push for the equaliser, bringing on Carlos Tevez and Dimitar Berbatov as extra forwards. However, just as the Premier League champions began to throw caution to the wind, they were caught out on the counter attack. Argentine forward Lionel Messi – the top scorer in the tournament this season – grabbed his ninth goal in the Champions League by heading home a pinpoint cross from midfielder Xavi
Scholes replaced Giggs and he was booked along with Ronaldo as United chased the game with the Premier League champions almost conceding a third when Carles Puyol’s thumping header was saved by Van der Sar before the advancing Dutchman saved a shot from the captain after the best move of the match. Berbatov headed over from close range late on but there was no way back for United who in a season that for so long promised four trophies ended with only the Premier League title for their effortsThe defending champions were left shell-shocked as Barca played out time in the Eternal City and sealed their third European title.Please comment below do you thin united just did not turn up or on the night just outclassed
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