Barcelona 1, Real Madrid 1: Barca reach CL final

Monday May 2nd, 2011

Camp Nou is routinely likened to a theater, but it actually hosts the latest instalment of an increasingly ridiculous soap opera when Real Madrid visit for the Champions League second leg. Since last week's "feisty" match, from which Barcelona leads 2-0, both teams have been charged by Uefa with various wrongdoings, and now Real has demanded that Barca boss Pep Guardiola and six of his players be penalized for "premeditated anti-sporting behavior." Naturally we can all assume we'll see exemplary behavior from representatives of both teams on Tuesday, and a jolly good match all round.

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