Defending champions FC Barcelona qualified for the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday with a 3-1 win over AC Milan at the Camp Nou on Tuesday night.
Lionel Messi scored two first-half penalties to become the youngest player to reach at least 50 Champions League goals at age 24. Andres Iniesta sealed the win for Barca in the 53rd by slotting in Messi’s deflected pass. Antonio Nocerino had scored his first Champions League goal in the 33rd to tie the aggregate score at 1-1.
FC Barcelona: Valdés; Alves, Piqué (Adriano, m.75), Mascherano, Puyol; Busquets, Xavi (Thiago, m.63), Iniesta, Messi, Cesc (Keita, m.77), Cuenca.
AC Milan: Abbiati; Abate, Nesta, Mexes, Antonini; Ambrosini, Nocerino, Seedorf (Aquilani, m.60), Boateng (Pato, m.69) (Maxi López, m.83), Robinho, Ibrahimovic.
Goals: 1-0, m.11: Messi, 1-1, m.33: Nocerino. 2-1, m.41: Messi,. 3-1, m.53: Iniesta.