Barcelona brush Recreativo aside; Malaga stun Villarreal at the El Madrigal

Barcelona 2 – Recreativo Huelva 0 (La Liga, April 11, 2009) Thierry Henry broke down the Barca left, taking on the Recre fullback, before sending a cross into the box that Andres Iniesta slotted home. Nasief Morris was unfortunate to deflect an Iniesta ball into his own goal in the 68th minute, while Lionel Messi saw a poor 80th minute penalty saved against the Catalans.

Villarreal 0 – Malaga 2 (La Liga, April 11, 2009) Villarreal lost again in La Liga and also saw talisman Marcos Senna leave the field with an injury. Dudu and Eliseu got the goals for Malaga.