Bayern Munich routed Barcelona 7-0 over two matches to set up the first all-German Champions League soccer final.
Bayern Munich handed Barcelona its worst European soccer defeat in 16 years to move to the brink of its third Champions League final appearance in four seasons.
Barcelona eased into the quarterfinals of soccer’s Champions League with a 4-0 win over AC Milan, while Galatasaray beat Schalke 3-2 to advance.
Manchester United beat Chelsea 1-0 in the opening game of their Champions League soccer quarterfinal, while bookmakers’ favorite Barcelona routed Shakhtar Donetsk 5-1.
AC Milan’s defensive effort carried the Italian team to a surprise 2-0 victory against Barcelona in their Champions League soccer round-of-16 opener.
Six different players scored for Barcelona in a 6-1 rout of Getafe that extended the Spanish soccer league leader’s advantage to 12 points over Atletico Madrid, which lost 2-1 at Rayo Vallecano.
Barcelona suffered its first defeat of the season in Spanish soccer’s Primera Liga as Real Sociedad rallied for a 3-2 home win.
Inter Milan, playing most of the game with 10 men, advanced to the final of soccer’s Champions League and eliminated defending champion Barcelona.
Inter Milan’s 3-1 victory over Barcelona cemented its transformation from Champions League underachiever to title contender, coach Jose Mourinho said.
Spain defeated Portugal 4-2 in a penalty shootout to reach the European soccer championship final and continue its bid to become the first team to successfully defend the title.
"The fact that Lionel Messi, the best player in the world, did not play was a factor, but I do not think his participation tonight would have changed things all that much."
- Gerard Pique on May 01, 2013