Lionel Messi seals Barcelona’s defeat of Chelsea with double dose of sorcery

They began the night by unveiling a giant banner – “God Save the King“ – behind one of the goals to celebrate the precious magic of Lionel Messi during the singing of El Cant del Barça. The little man certainly didn’t let anyone down, and by the time he had finished it was difficult not to think that far too much had been made of that statistic about him failing to score in any of his first eight matches against Chelsea.

His ninth and 10th appearances against the team from Stamford Bridge have buried that one now Barcelona are into the quarter-finals and Chelsea are left to reflect on an error-strewn night when they created far too many problems for themselves.

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