LIVE: Red Devils vs Blue Scarlets
The game of the year is set for 06.45 am (NZ time). The grass is cut, all non-UEFA advertising has been removed, every story in history has been rattled up and the ball is still round. Barcelona (SPA) – Manchester United (UK). We will let you know of any major developments in the Moneymonsters Champions League 2011 Final at Wembley, London, UK. Give us a good spectacle so we don’t have to twitter about certain players enjoying some outside recreation. The bookies are tipping our matadors. Latest news here. Formations here. Livestream here.
Update: And we are off. Wembley goes crazy as Hungarian Viktor Kassai blows his whistle for the first time.
Update: ’27 Barcelona on 1-0 by Pedro. Xavi gets in behind Carrick and slides a great pass to Pedro on the right of the box, who slots the ball home.
Update: ’33 Rooney passes out to Giggs on the right, who dinks the ball back to Rooney just inside the box. The United striker finishes calmly. Rooney curls a shot past Valdes! 1-1.
Update: ’54 And its once again the Catalan ballmagicians who take the lead, 2-1. Messi skips inside Evra and shoots from 20-yards out. His effort curls away from Van der Sar and into the net.
Update: ’70 Messi drives into the box to cause confusion, Busquest rolls the ball to Villa, who shifts the ball out of his feet and curls a shot just inside the post. 3-1.
Update: And it’s over and done with. Barcelona, the European Club Champions for a year. Felicidades!