Barcelona 3 United 0 (Agg: 4-0)

Man Utd news Lionel Messi Barcelona Juan Mata

Man Utd news Lionel Messi Barcelona Juan Mata

Messi's magical run came after Red Devils right back Ashley Young failed to clear the ball. The second I had even more luck.

LIONEL MESSI pounced twice in four devastating first-half minutes as an outclassed Manchester United were sent tumbling out of the Champions League 4-0 on aggregate.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels Manchester United must conduct "clever business" in the summer following their humbling exit in the Champions League. We want to get back toUnited's true traditions and challenge the likes of Barcelona'.

"We have done two good games".

It was Messi's tenth goal in Europe and 45th in all competitions this season as well as his 597th in a Barcelona shirt.

But despite some late pressure from United, the La Liga giants comfortably negotiated the final few minutes without fuss as they closed out a 3-0 win on the night to progress to the semi-finals 4-0 on aggregate.

The first blood score came in the 16th minute of the second leg match at Camp Nou. Instead, De Gea let it squirm under his body for 2-0.

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"He's different class, he and Cristiano Ronaldo are the best players of the last decade, everyone agrees on that one". I don't know why, but then we took control.

"We need to get the best out of each other, create an environment of world-class attitude every single day".

They made an enterprising start as Marcus Rashford struck the top of the crossbar in the first few seconds but were thoroughly second best after five-time Ballon d'Or victor Messi opened the scoring after 16 minutes.

"We have to aspire to get to that level of Barcelona, we can get there but we have loads of work to do", he told BT Sport after the match.

"Roy Keane and Paul Scholes had it but they were world class players as well". If they can avoid defeat again, they'll reach the semifinal for the first time in four years.

2 - Ajax have been eliminated on two of the three previous occasions they have drawn the first leg of a Champions League knockout tie at home, most recently in the 2005-06 last 16 against Inter Milan.

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