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Messi scored twice as Barca cruise to the quarterfinals

Lionel Messi against Lyon at Camp Nou

Barcelona, Spain – Lionel Messi scored twice in the win as FC Barcelona defeated Olympique Lyonnais in the 2nd leg of the round of 16 Champions League game played at the Estadio Camp Nou.

FC Barcelona 5-1 Lyon

FC Barcelona moves to the quarterfinals on aggregate 5-1 with the win. FC Barcelona played a scoreless draw against Lyon in the 1st leg in France.

FC Barcelona is unbeaten in their last 30 Champions League home games with 27 wins, three draws the longest ever run in the competition.

Game Summary:

First Half:

  • 17′ Lionel Messi (Barcelona) scored the opening goal with the penalty converted with a left footed shot to the centre of the goal.
  • 31′ Philippe Coutinho (Barcelona) doubled the lead for the hosts with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal assisted by Luis Suárez.
  • 33′ Marçal (Lyon) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45’+4 Moussa Dembele (Lyon) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45’+7′ First Half Ends FC Barcelona 2 Lyon 0

Second Half:

  • 49′ Clément Lenglet (Barcelona) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 58′ Lucas Tousart (Lyon) cut down the deficit to 2-1 with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner following a corner.
  • 78′ Lionel Messi (Barcelona) extends the lead to 3-1 with a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner assisted by Sergio Busquets.
  • 81′ Gerard Piqué (Barcelona) extended the lead with a left footed shot from the left side of the six-yard box to the bottom left corner assisted by Lionel Messi following a fast break.
  • 86′ Ousmane Dembélé (Barcelona) scored the goal with a right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom left corner assisted by Lionel Messi following a fast break.
  • 90’+3′ Second Half Ends

Statistics:

FC BarcelonaLyon
55%Possession45%
19 (10)Shots (on target)11 (2)
11Fouls18
1Yellow Cards2
0Red Cards0
4Offsides2
6Corner Kicks6
1Saves4

Lineups:

FC Barcelona: Marc-André ter Stegen (GK), Clément Lenglet, Gerard Piqué, Jordi Alba, Sergi Roberto, Sergio Busquets, Arthur, Ivan Rakitic, Luis Suárez, Philippe Coutinho, Lionel Messi

Olympique Lyonnais: Anthony Lopes (GK), Marcelo, Fernando Marçal, Jason Denayer, Ferland Mendy, Léo Dubois, Tanguy Ndombele, Nabil Fekir, Lucas Tousart, Memphis Depay, Moussa Dembélé

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