, In the 66th minute, Alex Ferguson completed his attacking quartet by bringing Dimitar Berbatov on in place of Park. Xavi 9:16.  Although Arsenal only needed to overturn a one-goal deficit, their chances of victory were drastically reduced within the first 11 minutes of the match; Park Ji-sung took advantage of a slip by Kieran Gibbs to double United's aggregate lead in the eighth minute, before Ronaldo fired home a 41-yard free kick in the 11th minute.  The consequent free kick was taken by Xavi, who curled the ball around the defensive wall and onto the post with Van der Sar beaten. Meanwhile, Dani Alves received his third yellow card of the knockout phase, ruling him out of Barcelona's next match, and Eric Abidal was given a straight red card for a foul on Nicolas Anelka as the French forward was through on goal. , Both teams received significant financial rewards; for winning the final, Barcelona won €7 million in prize money, and Manchester United received €4 million as runners-up. 2:51. about history. , After bringing on Carlos Tevez in place of Anderson at half time, Manchester United kicked off the second half in a different formation, with Tevez joining Ronaldo up front in a familiar 4–4–2. Discussion in ' Archives: CD Chivas USA ' started by ysantos , Jun 7, 2009 .  Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola took the time to give special praise to Messi, whom he said he moved back into the midfield in order to increase the team's effectiveness when in possession of the ball.  Other dignitaries present included Manchester United chief executive David Gill; The Football Association's president Prince William, and chairman Lord Triesman; Barcelona president Joan Laporta; Juan Carlos I of Spain; Royal Spanish Football Federation president Ángel María Villar; and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. , Both teams struggled to put a flowing move together in the opening exchanges, but it was United who had the better chances, both falling to Ronaldo.  The consequent free kick was taken by Xavi, who sent the ball just wide of the near post. Fourth official:  Robin van Persie scored the penalty to make the score 3–1, but it was not enough to prevent United from reaching the final unbeaten for the third time in their history. ! Analyst I April 6, 2012 Comments. Chivas vs Monterrey 1-0 Apertura 2009 HQ jornada 11 SKY SPORTS 10/05/09 . Barcelona last played this opponent in August 2009, in San Francisco where they played out a 1-1 draw. San Jose Earthquakes aim to fix mistakes with 3 games left in season, Akanyirige, Haji participate in MLS Black Lives Matter display, Quakes say Orlando experience has made them “closer than ever”. , The Stadio Olimpico had hosted three European Cup finals before 2009: the 1977 and 1984 finals, both of which were won by Liverpool – Liverpool beat Borussia Mönchengladbach 3–1 in 1977 before beating home side Roma 4–2 on penalties after the match finished 1–1 after extra time; the most recent final to be held at the Stadio Olimpico was the 1996 final, which Juventus also won 4–2 on penalties after a 1–1 draw with Ajax. 9:16. FC Barcelona vs CD Guadalajara Chivas Starting Eleven. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site. , The 2009 UEFA Champions League Final officially opened with the opening of the UEFA Champions Festival at Rome's Arco di Constantino and the Parco di Colle Oppio above the Colosseum. After hosting the 1987 World Athletics Championships, the stadium was redeveloped in time for the 1990 FIFA World Cup, at which West Germany's 1–0 win over Argentina in the final was played there. dont hate other ppl jst cause ur team sint good enough to face them. Matthias Arnet (Switzerland) Manchester United also sought to be the first team to retain the European Cup since A.C. Milan in 1990. However, they could still draw Bayern Munich, Roma or Juventus.  Both Manchester United and Barcelona were also looking for another Champions League title to cap a season in which they had won multiple trophies: Manchester United had already won four out of a possible seven trophies in 2008–09 and were playing for the possibility of becoming the third team to retain the European double (the domestic league and the European Cup), while Barcelona were aiming to become the first Spanish club to win a treble of La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the UEFA Champions League. The ceremony began with 64 members of the Rustavi Ensemble dance group performing a choreographed routine to a variation of the UEFA Champions League Anthem. Enjoy reading! FC Barcelona started from humble beginnings, considering it now has the largest social media following of any sports team in the world. The 2009 UEFA Champions League Final was played on 27 May 2009 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Italy. , Barcelona and Manchester United had previously faced each other nine times in European competitions: three times in the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup and six times in the UEFA Champions League. After World War II, the complex was renamed Foro Italico and the stadium was radically redesigned as a 54,000-capacity arena for the 1960 Summer Olympics. Also present at the ceremony were the president and vice-president of the Italian Football Federation, Giancarlo Abete and Demetrio Albertini, the ambassador for the final, Bruno Conti, and Emilio Di Toro on behalf of the Italian National Olympic Committee. All news about the team, ticket sales, member services, supporters club services and information about Barça and the Club , Since 1999, the UEFA Champions League final has been given a unique visual identity in order to increase the marketing appeal of the event. Chivas’ Jeffren Suarez, right, is tackled from behind by FC Barcelona’s Eric Abidal during the second half of an international friendly soccer match in San Francisco, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009.  Ferguson paid tribute to Messi and the midfield partnership of Xavi and Iniesta, while Wayne Rooney lauded Iniesta as "the best player in the world". , Four wins and a draw at home to Basel placed Barcelona on top of their group with a game to spare, and despite defeat to Shakhtar Donetsk on Matchday 6, they still had the third-best record amongst the qualifiers for the first knockout round. Seattle Sounders FC won 0 direct matches.Barcelona won 1 matches.0 matches ended in a draw.On average in direct matches both teams scored a 4.00 goals per Match. The Manchester United defence backed away from the Spaniard, who – after exchanging passes with Lionel Messi – played the ball into the path of Samuel Eto'o in the Manchester United penalty area. He also took charge of the first leg of the semi-final between Manchester United and Barcelona in the 2007–08 competition. Led by their manager, Alex Ferguson, and team captain, Ryan Giggs, the Manchester United team then ascended the specially constructed rostrum to collect their runners-up medals from UEFA president Michel Platini and secretary David Taylor. Barcelona vs. PSG, Messi vs. Neymar headlines Champions League draw The path to the 2020-21 Champions League final has reached the knockout phase and the … That result marked Manchester United's biggest win over Barcelona; Barcelona's biggest win was a 4–0 home victory in the group stage of the 1994–95 Champions League. In 13 (92.86%) matches played at home was total goals (team and opponent) Over 1.5 goals.  O'Shea's place in the team was confirmed at Manchester United's media day the week before the final. The first meeting between the two sides came in the third round of the 1983–84 Cup Winners' Cup; Barcelona won the first leg at the Camp Nou 2–0, but Manchester United won the return leg 3–0 at Old Trafford to reach the semi-finals.  After a 3–1 win at Anfield, Chelsea qualified for the semi-finals with a 4–4 draw at Stamford Bridge.  They needed a win or a no-score draw to guarantee passage, but a 4–1 half-time lead set the stage for a convincing 5–2 win.  The draw had determined that United would play the first leg at home, and after Rooney, Tevez and Ronaldo had early chances, John O'Shea opened the scoring, firing home a Michael Carrick cross after Arsenal had failed to clear a corner.  Despite this, an appeal was submitted by Manchester United on "compassionate" grounds. United continued to make chances throughout the game, but despite Arsenal making a couple of chances themselves, the match finished at 1–0 and United travelled to the Emirates Stadium a week later needing only to avoid defeat to become the first defending champions to reach the final since Juventus in 1997.  When United did manage to regain the ball, however, it was quickly given away by a poor pass from Carrick, while Anderson mis-timed a kick and completely missed the ball.  Having been on FIFA's list of internationally accredited referees since 1999, Busacca had experience of officiating 32 UEFA Champions League matches, six of them during the 2008–09 season, and most recently the second leg of Manchester United's quarter-final against Porto on 15 April 2009.  Ronaldo's first touch took him inside Piqué before going back outside the former Manchester United defender, who cynically blocked Ronaldo's run, earning himself the first yellow card of the match. The only time that the two teams met in a final came in 1991, when they contested the 1991 Cup Winners' Cup final.  In the end, Barcelona were drawn into Group C against Sporting CP, Basel and Shakhtar Donetsk.  According to a survey, global viewing figures for the match averaged 109 million; this put the UEFA Champions League final above the Super Bowl (106 million viewers in 2009) as the most-watched annual sporting event in the world.  Messi had been withdrawn from his usual right-wing role into a more central position, while Samuel Eto'o, who had started the match as Barcelona's lone centre-forward, was moved out to the right. , This was Barcelona's third victory in the competition, 17 years after they first won the European Cup in 1992. The draw also determined the semi-final pairings, with United or Porto drawn to play against Arsenal or Villarreal. Lionel Messi, Assistant referees: After a goalless first half, they took the lead through Franck Ribéry in the 47th minute, but it was not enough for Bayern as Keita equalised in the 73rd minute to clinch a 5–1 aggregate win for the Spanish side.  On the other hand, following John O'Shea's winning goal in Manchester United's semi-final first leg victory over Arsenal, United manager Alex Ferguson suggested that the Irish utility player would be guaranteed a place in the starting line-up were United to reach the final. FC Barcelona tied CD Guadalajara 1-1 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California on August 8, 2009. , Having been designated as the official "home" team, Barcelona were given the first choice of kits for the final and opted to wear their traditional red and blue halved shirts. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. , The draw for the quarter-finals paired United with Porto, against whom they had played in the first knockout round of the 2003–04 competition. pretemporada - gira usa 2009 - chivas vs fc barcelona 2009-08-08. compartir: tweet fecha domingo 9.08.2009 - 05:00h competiciÓn pretemporada partido chivas-fc barcelona estadio monster park (esp.) However, a goal from Seydou Keita in the fifth minute of injury time secured a 6–3 aggregate win and passage to the next round. - Tokyvideo.com As further security, tickets also had to be presented with an adequate form of photographic identification.