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Barcelona 6-1 Paris St-Germain (6-5 agg)

Barcelona 6-1 Paris St-Germain (6-5 agg)

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by March 9, 2017 Breaking News, Sports

Barcelona made Champions League history by becoming the first team to overturn a first-leg 4-0 deficit as they knocked out Paris St-Germain to reach the quarter-finals for the 10th successive season.

The Spanish champions were 5-3 down on aggregate in the 88th minute, but scored three goals in the final seven minutes in one of the greatest European ties of all time.

Neymar’s free-kick and penalty followed by Sergi Roberto’s 95th-minute winner sealed victory on an incredible night at the Nou Camp.

Barcelona had led 2-0 at the break courtesy of Luis Suarez’s header after just three minutes and Layvin Kurzawa’s own goal.

And they added another shortly after half-time when Neymar fell over Thomas Meunier in the box and Lionel Messi converted the penalty.

Edinson Cavani lashed home for PSG on 61 minutes and the quarter-finals looked beyond Barca, but they obviously had not read the script.

Neymar curled a sumptuous free-kick into the top corner before Suarez won a controversial penalty and gave it to the Brazilian to convert – which he did, leaving Barca with one goal to find in injury time.

And Neymar, who delivered a stunning performance, turned provider for substitute Roberto, who poked home his first goal of the season as the Nou Camp exploded.

3: Luis Suarez goal, Barcelona 1-0 PSG (1-4)
40′: Layvin Kurzawa own-goal, Barcelona 2-0 PSG (2-4)
50′: Lionel Messi penalty, Barcelona 3-0 PSG (3-4)
62′: Edinson Cavani goal, Barcelona 3-1 PSG (3-5)
88′: Neymar free-kick, Barcelona 4-1 PSG (4-5)
90’+1: Neymar penalty, Barcelona 5-1 PSG (5-5)
90’+5: Sergi Roberto goal, Barcelona 6-1 PSG (6-5)
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