Barcelona has emerged victorious over their opponent ‘Napoli’ in the second leg of their champions league match which held at Camp Nou. The opening of the match saw Napoli dominate and Barca struggling to keep possession for minutes before they got their rhythm.
The first leg of the match ended in a 1-1 draw at Italy with goals from Insigne for the Italian side and an equalizer from Griezeman for the Spanish giant.
Barcelona didn’t make the unavailability of fans to watch the clash at the pitch due to coronavirus a yardstick for them not to qualify for the next round as they hit three goals into Napoli’s net while the Italians also responded with a goal.
An early header from Clement Lenglet in the 9th minutes put Barcelona forward in the dominance of the game before Messi added another masterclass goal.
Messi sparked an injury fear as the argentine clashed with top Napoli Defender Koulibaly just before halftime which resulted in a penalty and saw Barcelona score their third goal for the day.
Napoli responded with a goal after they converted a penalty from Lorenzo Insigne but the goal couldn’t save Napoli from getting their dream to progress for the next round shattered.
According to Optajoe, with Messi’s goal tonight, the Argentine has been directly involved in 12 goals in his last six home Champions League knockout matches at Camp Nou (9 goals, 3 assists).
Barcelona is expected to play against Bayern Munich in the quarter final of the Uefa Champions League in a knockout match which is scheduled to hold on the 14th of this month in Berlin.