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Last Updated: Wednesday March 09 2011 08:17 GMT

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Barcelona knock out Arsenal

Barcelona won 3-1 against Arsenal, knocking the reds out of the Champions League with 4-3 on aggregate.

Barcelona knock out Arsenal

Defending a 2-1 lead a terrible back-heel from Cesc Fabregas set-up Lionel Messi for Barca's first.

Barcelona knock out Arsenal

But soon after the start of the second half Arsenal were back on terms after Busquets headed into his own net.

Barcelona knock out Arsenal

Robin Van Persie got a second yellow card for kicking the ball away after the referee blew his whistle. Van Persie claimed he never heard it.

Barcelona knock out Arsenal

Xavi then made it 3-3 on aggregate and then Messi sent Barcelona into the last 8 with a penalty.

Barcelona knock out Arsenal

Arsene Wenger said: "We were beaten by a terrific side, the best in Europe."