German team Schalke will be Manchester United’s opponents in the Champions League semi finals. Schalke won 2-1 against Inter Milan on Wednesday to consolidate their 5-2 win at San Siro a week ago. Once again, Spanish veteran Raul was the main man for the German side. Manchester United earned their place in their semi finals by defeating rivals Chelsea 2-1 at Old Trafford on Tuesday and 3-1 on aggregate.
As such Man United will have to defeat Schalke over two legs in order to win a trip to Wembley for the Champions League final on 28 May. In the other semi final, Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona will be playing against each other.
Man United’s Champions League Semi Final games:
Schalke v Manchester United | Veltins Arena | Tuesday 26 April 2011 | 19.45 BST
Manchester United v Schalke | Old Trafford | Wednesdat 04 May 2011 | 19.45 BST