Barcelona for the 12th time in a row reached the quarterfinals of the Champions League


The Catalan club “camp Nou” defeated Lyon in the second leg of the 1/8 finals of the Champions League.

The return match against Lyon for Barcelona began on a perfect scenario. The 30 th minute, Barcelona scored two goals – first, Messi elegantly converted a penalty for a foul on Suarez and then the Uruguayan after a one-on-one with the goalkeeper was not greedy and gave the ball to Coutinho, who could expose his leg in front of the empty goal.

The intrigue unexpectedly resumed in the 58th minute when the Tuzara after filing with a penalty kick skillfully took the ball on his chest and volley was returned to Lyon in the game. Now the French from the desired result was separated by only one goal, and guests on courage created several dangerous moments.

And still Barcelona did not allow the escalation of the situation. On 78 minutes, Messi counterattack to regain the Catalans a comfortable lead. Lyon was in a standing knockdown and Peak goals and Dembele finally finished “the Weavers”.

Barcelona extended its unbeaten in the Champions League to 30 games (27 wins, 3 draws), which was a new record in the history of the European Cup.Barcelona – Lyon 5:1
Goals: Messi 17 (penalty kick), 78, Pique, 81, dembélé, 86, Coutinho, 31

Barcelona: Ter Stegen – Roberto (Semed, 83), Peak, Lengle, Alba – Rakitic, Busquets, Arthur (Vidal 74) – Messi, Suarez, Coutinho (Dembele, 70).

Lyon: Lopez (Gurzelen, 34) – Dubois, Marcelo, Denier, Mendy (Root, 77) – Ntombela, Tusar, Marcal – Fekir, Depay (Traore, 73) – Dembele.

Warning: Lingle – Marsal, Dembele

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