Barcelona vs Manchester United player ratings: Lionel Messi goals see him top our match rankings

We run the rule over both teams as Barcelona reach the Champions League last four

Luke Brown
Tuesday 16 April 2019 20:56 BST
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Barcelona thrashed Manchester United at the Camp Nou to stroll into the Champions League semi-finals.

Lionel Messi opened the scoring in sensational fashion when he poached the ball from Ashley Young in the first-half. Evading both Fred and Phil Jones, he unleashed an inch-perfect low shot which beat David de Gea and skidded into the corner of the net.

The Argentine was at it again moments later, this time receiving a large slice of good fortune when his decidedly tamer effort squirmed under De Gea’s body.

Barca dominated throughout, with Philippe Coutinho adding insult to injury for United with a wonderful long range effort.

Barcelona will now play either Liverpool or Porto for a place in the Champions League 2018/19 final. Here are our player ratings.

Check the gallery above to see how we rated the two teams.

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