Two goals from Lionel Messi helped Barcelona to a 3-0 thrashing of Manchester United on Tuesday and a 4-0 total triumph in their Champions League quarter-last tie.
With a 1-0 advantage from the primary gathering at Old Trafford, the Catalans took order inside the initial 20 minutes gratitude to a twofold from their number 10, the second owed bounty to a loathsome oversight from David de Gea.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer named an assaulting line-up highlighting Anthony Martial, Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford, yet the blow of those first-half objectives appeared to deplete any expectation of rehashing the sort of execution they delivered to daze Paris Saint-Germain in France in the last 16.
The bind was immovably put to bed by a glorious objective from Philippe Coutinho, who may find the opportunity to confront old club Liverpool in the semi-finals on the off chance that they see off Porto on Wednesday.
Rashford goaded a shot against the bar in a positive begin from United, however they designed their own ruin inside the space of four minutes.
Ashley Young vacillated under lock and key and lost the ball close to his own case, permitting Messi to venture into space and drill a shot past De Gea and into the base left corner.
The United manager could do minimal about it, yet he persevered through a disastrous minute 20 minutes in, permitting Messi’s agreeable right-foot shot to press underneath his body and into the net. De Gea denied a certain Sergi Roberto objective after Messi left Phil Jones pursuing shadows, yet he was again powerless as Barca struck a third on the hour mark, Coutinho sending a dazzling strike past his outstretched right hand.
Marc-Andre ter Stegen made a wonderful 90th-minute spare from substitute Alexis Sanchez, however United were well beaten and should now battle to pivot their ongoing structure after a fifth annihilation in seven recreations in all rivalries.