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Scholes fires Man Utd into the final
Manchester United defeated Barcelona 1-0 on aggregate to reach the final in Moscow on 21 May

A semi-final tie stood between Barcelona and Man Utd's first appearance in the Champions League final since their dramatic win over Bayern Munich in 1999.

In the first leg in Spain, United were awarded a penalty after only two minutes following a handball by Gabriel Milito.

Cristiano Ronaldo took the spot-kick for what would have been his 39th goal of the season but blazed the ball wide.

Paul Scholes, suspended for the 1999 final, scored the only goal - a brilliant swerving shot - in the return leg and sealed his starting place in the final.



see also
Man Utd v Chelsea
19 May 08 |  Europe
Real play down link with Ronaldo
19 May 08 |  Man Utd
A fan's view of Moscow
19 May 08 |  Europe
Vidic accuses Drogba over diving
18 May 08 |  Man Utd
Man Utd 1-0 Barcelona (agg 1-0)
29 Apr 08 |  Europe
Ferguson heaps praise on Scholes
30 Apr 08 |  Man Utd
Barcelona 0-0 Man Utd
23 Apr 08 |  Europe

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