Madrid: Argentina's two-time world player of the year Lionel Messi scored a superb late brace as Barcelona gained the upper hand in their Champions League semi final with a 2-0 first leg win over arch rivals Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday. (Barcelona considers taking Mourinho to UEFA)
Real were down to ten men after Pepe had been sent off on the hour mark and Barca made the extra man count with Messi converting an Ibrahim Afellay cross on 76 minutes and then scored a mesmerising goal on 86 minutes for his 11th Champions League goal of the season. (Also Read: Mourinho fumes at referees' Barcelona 'favouritism')
"We are one step away from the final but we are not at Wembley yet," said Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola. "We respect Real Madrid a lot and we know they are capable of anything so we won't underestimate them."