BARCELONA (Sporting Alert) — Lionel Messi missed a penalty, Chelsea tied at the Camp Nou and defending champions Barcelona have been eliminated from Champions League in the semi-finals.
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The Barclays Premier League side played to a 2-2 draw with the Spanish giants and went through 3-2 after winning the first game 1-0 at Stamford Bridge.
Fernando Torres and Ramires were the goal scorers for ten-man Chelsea, which had captain and central defender John Terry sent off for a silly foul on Alexis Sanchez in the first half.
Sergio Busquets tapped home a Isaac Cuenca cross from close range and Andres Iniesta had given Barcelona a 2-0 lead before Chelsea’s come back.
Messi had the chance to put his team 3-1 up, but hit the post from the penalty spot prior to Torres coming off the bench to score.
Teams: Barcelona v Chelsea
Barcelona Valdes, Puyol, Pique (Dani Alves 26), Mascherano, Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta, Cuenca (Tello 67), Messi, Sanchez, Fabregas (Keita 74).
Subs Not Used: Pinto, Thiago, Pedro, Adriano.
Booked: Iniesta, Messi.
Goals: Busquets 35, Iniesta 43.
Chelsea Cech, Ivanovic, Cahill (Bosingwa 12), Terry, Cole, Mikel, Meireles, Mata (Kalou 58), Lampard, Ramires, Drogba (Torres 80).
Subs Not Used: Turnbull, Essien, Malouda, Sturridge.
Sent Off: Terry (37).
Booked: Mikel, Ramires, Ivanovic, Cech, Lampard, Meireles.
Goals: Ramires 45, Torres 90.
Ref: Cuneyt Cakir (Turkey).