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Matchday 9 - Play of the day

Published: Thursday 7 April 2011
We have got four of the highlights from this week's UEFA Champions League action vying for your vote for Play of the Day.

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Published: Thursday 7 April 2011

Matchday 9 - Play of the day

We have got four of the highlights from this week's UEFA Champions League action vying for your vote for Play of the Day.

Ángel Di María (Real Madrid CF 4-0 Tottenham Hotspur FC)
72nd minute
With the hosts dominating, Xabi Alonso stole possession in midfield before feeding Sami Khedira, who in turn passed for Ángel di María. The Argentina forward controlled and unleashed a wonderful shot past Heurelho Gomes.

Dejan Stanković (FC Internazionale Milano 2-5 FC Schalke 04)
1st minute
Stanković's goal will go down as one of the best in the competition's history. Manuel Neuer was quick to anticipate Esteban Cambiasso's pass for Diego Milito and head clear, but Stanković showed the clearest head, and the greatest skill, to half-volley over Neuer from nearly 50 metres.

Seydou Keita (FC Barcelona 5-1 FC Shakhtar Donetsk)
61st minute
In an engrossing match the defining moment came immediately after Shakhtar had cut the deficit. Lionel Messi raced towards the visitors' goal and slid a perfect pass into the path of Keita, who sent the ball fizzing into the top corner.

Edwin van der Sar (Chelsea FC 0-1 Manchester United FC)
74th minute
Even at the age of 40, Van der Sar continues to be a towering presence for United. Fernando Torres, still without a goal for Chelsea, must have thought he had finally broken his duck, only to see his looping header brilliantly clawed away.

Last updated: 06/04/11 23.02CET

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