UCL: Barcelona Sting PSG With 6-1 Win to Reach Q-Finals
By Dipo Olowookere
Barcelona shocked PSG on Wednesday night in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League with a 6-1 win at the Camp Nou, ending the game at 6-5 aggregate.
The Spanish club, which suffered a 4-0 deficit from the French club three weeks ago, fought hard to the last minute of the match to ensure they progress to the quarter finals of the competition.
The host finished the first half two goals up with Luis Suarez putting the Catalonia giant ahead as early as the third minute.
Five minutes after the resumption of the second half, Lionel Messi scored for the home team from the spot.
However, PSG dashed the hopes of the Barca players of progressing to the next round after Edinson Cavani scored the vital away goal for his team in the 62nd minute.
But the Luiz Enrique men pushed forward and 12 minutes from time, the team was rewarded with a goal from Neymar’s free pick.
Moments later, Luiz Suarez was brought down in the PSG box and Neymar made no mistake to level the game at 5-5 aggregate for his team from the spot.
At the dot of the five added minute of injury time, Sergi Roberto slotted in a cross from his teammate to make Barcelona go through to the next round of the tourney.
They become the first team to come from a 4-0 deficit to go through to the next round of the Champions League.