All through the game Manchester United were trifled by the speed and Skill of the Spanish club. In the 27th minute of the game Pedro opened Barca’s account with a superb goal of a pass from Xavi. But just 7 minutes later Rooney struck back to leave the score line 1-1. The score remained the same till half time.
In the second half Messi and co had a couple of failed chances until Messi scored in the 54th minute with a shot from 20 meters. In the 69th minute David Villa stretched the lead to 3-1 when he scored from a pass from non another then Messi.
Barcelona’s victory was twice as good for their coach Pep Guardila as he became the the first man to win the title both as a captain and a coach. Barcelona won their first Champions league title in 1992 under the captaincy of Guardilla.