It has to be 1 of the greatest tactical triumphs of Sir Alex Ferguson’s complete spell in charge as United drew – in the Nou Camp and refused to let a missed penalty by Cristiano Ronaldo, and the lack of a vital away objective, dampen our enthusiasm.

In front of a different of the most vociferous, if nervous, atmospheres ever knowledgeable at Old Trafford, Paul Scholes detonated a rocket previous future Red Victor Valdes and we stood firm to shut out an extremely talented side in each legs. A monumental work which permitted us to get by means of to the 2008 final and, in the end, win the competitors on penalties against Chelsea in the Moscow rain. 

A year later, Barca had their revenge in the final in Rome. At Wembley, they totally deserved their three-1 victory in spite of a objective from Wayne Rooney.