THE TWO 'BULLETS OF SILVER' OF MESSI
Two goals of Messi to the Manchester United cost two Champions for the Barça
Published:15/03/2019 - 15:51h
Updated:15/03/2019 - 15:51h
Leo Messi so only has marked two goals along his career against the Manchester United, but have been very important. In fact, they contributed to a large extent to that the FC Barcelona won the Champions League of 2009 and 2011
To Leo Messi will have come him to the mind memories very sweet, this Friday, when knowing that the Manchester United will be finally the rival of the FC Barcelona in the round of quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League 2018-19. And it is that it does already a lot of years that the Barcelona group does not measure to the 'network devils', but does a decade was something quite usual in the maximum European competition of clubs.
The Manchester United deleted to the Barcelona in the semifinals of the Champions 2007-08, thanks to a solitary goal of Paul Scholes that planted the definite 1-0 in the Theatre of the Dreams. During the back years, nevertheless, went the Barça the one who left in the palisade to the English thank you, partly, to the mastery of Leo Messi emergent.
The Argentinian star marked one of the goals of the 2-0 of the FC Barcelona to the Manchester United in the final of 2009, contested in Rome. Xavi Hernández saw to perfection the desmarque in depth of the rosarino, and planted him a centre measured to the that Messi answered with an unappealable head butt and the sea of aesthetic, that turned into one of the iconic images of that edition of the tournament.
Two years afterwards, in the final of 2011, the FC Barcelona went back to bend to the 'network devils' in Wembley, again with two goals of difference. Pedro, Messi and Villa were the authors of the goals blaugrana, that countered the one of Rooney in the 3-1 definite. The '10' was the author of the second Barcelona goal, the third of the party, by means of a big shot from out of the area, adjusted and with boat.
Van der Sar, then guardameta of the English group, could not do at all to detain the shot and the FC Barcelona planted with a 2-1 in the marker that, in the second time, would not take in being modified again with the 3-1 of David Villa, also with a golazo far. In definite, is clear that to Leo Messi gives him well the Manchester United, and will want to go back to show it in this next month of April.
The FC Barcelona does not want to give option to the Manchester United
The FC Barcelona will play the gone of the quarter-finals in Old Trafford, the Wednesday 10 April, and the party of turn will be less than a week afterwards, the Tuesday 16 in the Camp Nou. Two parties that foresee loaded of emotion, although the aim of the FC Barcelona is to leave the eliminatory practically resolved in the party of gone, for like this play calmer the turn. There will be place for the confidences, however, in front of a Manchester United that already has showed that it can give the surprise against any 'big' of Europe.