FC Porto 0 – Manchester United 1 (Agg. 2-3) (Champions League, April 15, 2009) (Longer highlights here and extended highlights here.) After justÂ six minutes Cristiano Ronaldo scored one of the goals of the season, cracking aÂ stunning long-rangeÂ strike past Helton to put United intoÂ the lead at Porto.
Arsenal 3 – Villareal 0 (Agg. 4-1) (Champions League, April 15, 2009) (Longer highlights here and extended highlights here.) Theo Walcott chipped Arsenal into the lead after ten minutes at the EmiratesÂ following a move involving Eboue and Fabregas. On the hour mark Arsenal doubled their lead, Robin van Persie was the creator with a fine through ball that Emmanuel Adebayor finished for his second goal of the tie. Six minutes later Robin van Persie sealed the win from the penalty spot and Sebastian Eguren received his second booking for complaining forÂ the Spanish side.