London - It was being billed as the dream final in the Champions League: Barcelona v Real Madrid.
At this rate, however, neither of the Spanish giants will make it through to the May 19 showpiece in Munich.
A day after Madrid was beaten 2-1 at Bayern Munich in the first leg of their semifinal, Barcelona - and its star forward Lionel Messi - slumped to a 1-0 loss at Chelsea on Wednesday.
With 72 percent possession and 24 shots attempted, Barca's players came away from Stamford Bridge shaking their heads wondering how they'd lost. Their hopes of becoming the first team to defend the Champions League hinge on overturning the deficit next Tuesday at the Camp Nou.
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