United finish the job

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  • Fingers crossed

    A hopeful Man Utd flag ahead of the Champions League semi-final clash with Schalke.

    Missing, but in the stands

    Michael Carrick, Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Rooney [and, no surprise, Owen Hargreaves] were not involved, as Fergie opted for a second string.

    Victory Valencia

    Antonio Valencia celebrates his opening goal as United extended their 2-0 aggregate lead early on.

    Gibb-oh it's magic

    Darron Gibson is mobbed after his shot flew in through Manuel Neuer to double the lead to 2-0 on the night.

  • Raul and out

    Schalke's players show their disappointment after going two goals down.

    Jurado hits back

    Jose Jurado hit back for Schalke soon after to give them a glimmer of hope.

    Mr Anderson

    Anderson slots home his first to wrap up the tie and the second came four minutes later.

    Anderson at the double

    Anderson celebrates as United sealed their final berth.

  • Flame burns out

    Indeed, Schalke's flame burnt out as United took complete control in the second half, setting up a clash with Barcelona.

    Foe in the crowd

    Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola watches on at Old Trafford as he scouted his opponents.