Thursday, April 07, 2011

Barcelona defeat Shakhtar Donets 1-5 but Guardiola remains cautious

FC Barcelona got an outstanding 5-1 win over Shakhtar Donets in Ukraine, and coach Josep Guardiola said this result is "good" but insisted that their rivals are an excellent team, and they should be careful and focused in the second game.

This match, part of the Champions League quarterfinals, almost secured a place in the semis for Messi's team.

Early in the first half, Iniesta scored the opener and Barcelona began their path to victory. Dani alves, Gerard Piqué, Keita y Xavi completed the handful of goals.

With this result and the victory of Real Madrid over Tottenham, the world expects a Spanish derby in the semifinals.

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