Accessibility links

Breaking News

Football: Chelsea Posts 4-2 Win Over Barcelona of Spain


A controversial header late in the second-half by captain John Terry gave England's Chelsea a 4-2 win over Barcelona of Spain and a 5-4 aggregate victory in their Champions League football (soccer) knockout round game.

AC Milan of Italy ended the hope of another title for Manchester United of England. A 1-0 victory Tuesday gave Milan a 2-0 aggregate score and a spot in the quarterfinal round.

French champion Lyon easily beat Werder Bremen of Germany, 7-2, for a 10-2 aggregate.

Four games are on Wednesday. Juventus of Italy trails nine-time champion Real Madrid of Spain, 1-0. Bayern Munich of Germany has a 3-1 lead going to Arsenal of England. Liverpool of England leads Germany's Bayer Leverkusen, 3-1. Monaco trails PSV Eindhoven of the Netherlands, 1-0.

In the remaining round of 16 game, Porto plays at Inter Milan on March 15. The two teams drew 1-1 in Portugal. The Champions League quarterfinals are April fifth and sixth with second-leg games on April 12 and 13. The semifinals are April 26 and 27 and May third and fourth. The final is May 25 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Some information for this report provided by AP and AFP.