Champions League 25th Anniversary -

Semi-Final - FC Barcelona 2-2 Chelsea


The Champions League returns this week and we are celebrating it here at ITV Sport Archive by going through our vault to find some of the best games featuring British clubs since the competition began 25 years ago.

In the 2008/09 Champions League campaign, Chelsea had been knocked out by FC Barcelona at the last four stage in controversial circumstances. Four years on and the Blues headed to the Nou Camp for their semi-final second leg with a one goal advantage. The odds were still against them as they took on the great Pep Guardiola side that included the likes of Xavi, Iniesta and of course, Lionel Messi. It was another truly memorable European encounter between these two rivals. 

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