Rooney and Vidic out of United team

Manchester United suffered a double blow with Wayne Rooney and Nemanja Vidic ruled out of this Champions League semi-final second leg match.

Manchester United suffered a double blow with Wayne Rooney and Nemanja Vidic ruled out of this Champions League semi-final second leg match.

Rooney took a knock to the hip in the defeat by Chelsea at the weekend while Vidic suffered a facial injury.

Manager Alex Ferguson made six changes to his side as they looked to book a place in the final in Moscow with the scores locked at 0-0.

Top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo returned to the starting line-up along with Carlos Tevez, Owen Hargreaves, Patrice Evra, Paul Scholes and Park Ji-Sung.

Former Arsenal star Thierry Henry had to settle for a place on the Barcelona bench.

Man Utd: Van der Sar, Hargreaves, Ferdinand, Brown, Evra, Park, Scholes, Carrick, Nani, Ronaldo, Tevez.

Subs: Kuszczak, Anderson, Giggs, O’Shea, Fletcher, Silvestre, Welbeck.

Barcelona: Valdes, Zambrotta, Puyol, Milito, Abidal, Toure Yaya, Messi, Xavi, Deco, Iniesta, Eto’o.

Subs: Pinto, Gudjohnsen, Henry, Edmilson, Sylvinho, Thuram, Bojan.

Referee: Herbert Fandel (Germany)

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