Manchester United, Barcelona reach UEFA Champions League semifinals
Man U ousts English rival Chelsea from UEFA Champions League: Manchester United moved into the UEFA Champions League semifinals by beating English rival Chelsea 2-1 Tuesday.
Ryan Giggs assisted on goals by Javier Hernandez and Park Ji-sung to help Man U post a 3-1 aggregate victory in the home-and-home, total-goals series. Didier Drogba scored for visiting Chelsea, which finished a man short after Ramires was ejected in the 70th minute for his second yellow card.
Meanwhile, visiting Barcelona of Spain beat Shakhtar Donetsk of Ukraine 1-0 as Lionel Messi scored his team-record 48th goal of the season. Barcelona advanced on a 6-1 aggregate score.
Manchester United will play Schalke of Germany or defending champion Inter Milan of Italy in the semifinal round.
Barcelona will face Real Madrid of Spain or Tottenham of England.
Schalke, which plays at home Wednesday, won the opener against Inter 5-2. Real Madrid heads to London with a 4-0 lead from the first leg.
The final is May 28 at Wembley Stadium in London.
source : http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/othersports/2014756249_digs13.html
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