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What a night this was for Chelsea Football Club and especially, Fernando Torres.
They had performed a miracle against Napoli, overturning a 3-1 deficit in the first leg before storming to a 4-1 extra-time win over the Italians at home. They then swept aside a resilient Benfica side both home and away, and now only Barcelona stood in their way of reaching their second Champions League Final.
Didier Drogba scored the only goal as Chelsea kept a clean sheet (somehow) against a determined Barcelona side at Stamford Bridge. But the second leg was a different contest altogether. John Terry was sent off after allegedly lashing out at Alexis Sanchez, and goals from Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta put the Catalans in control against 10-man Chelsea.
A superb pass from Frank Lampard just before half-time found Ramires racing forward, and the Brazilians executed a delightful lob over Victor Valdes. Lionel Messi missed a penalty after Cesc Fabregas went down under a challenge from Drogba.
As Barcelona looked for a third goal, Ashley Cole's clearance found Fernando Torres completely on his own. The Spaniard took his time and rounded Valdes (above) before slotting home the equaliser to preserve the Blues' unbeaten run against the La Liga giants, and send them through to the final in Munich.
And that's where...well, you know the rest.