24 April 2012 21:55 | By Carlo R. Coloma, photos from Reuters
In pictures: Messi misery as Chelsea go through to Champions League final

Torres, Ramirez the heros as Blues survive Terry send-off and Barca onslaught

Chelsea through to Champions League final (© Reuters)
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Chelsea are through to the final of the 2012 UEFA Champions League after beating Barcelona 3-2 on aggregate to record one of the greatest comebacks in the history of European football.

On a night of non-stop drama at the Nou Camp, the Blues were down to 10 men for much of the game after captain John Terry was sent packing in the first half after kneeing Alexis Sanchez from behind.

But the London club survived a full-on Barca siege and goals from Sergio Busquets and Andres Iniesta, with Fernando Torres and Ramirez the goal heros for the Blues to avenge their 2009 defeat in the unlikeliest of fashion.

Scroll through the slideshow to see the key highlights from an amazing night of football


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