Register Login Scores

UEFA Champions League

MSN Send Barca Into UCL Last Eight

UEFA Champions League

Result: FC Barcelona 3-1 Arsenal

Date: 16 March 2016

Venue: Camp Nou

Barcelona secured their spot in the Champions League quarterfinal with a 5-1 aggregate win over Arsenal.

The first real opening of the game arrived in the 15th minute when David Ospina produced a brilliant save to deny Lione Messi from three-yards out.

However, the home side went ahead a minute later when Neymar collected a pass from Luis Saurez, before calmly slotting past Ospina.

The goal seemed to have given Arsenal a lift and they nearly leveled matters just before the halftime break, as Alexi Sanchez headed inches wide of the upright.

Arsenal pulled a goal goal shortly after the halftime break, as Sanchez teed up Mohamed Eleny, who fired a brilliant effort into the top corner.

Barcelona restored their lead in the 64th minute, as Dani Alves whipped a cross into the box and found Suarez, who turned home the cross with a sublime volley.

The Gunners nearly hit back a minute later through Danny Welbeck but the striker's left-footed shaved the top of crossbar.

Arsenal continued to surge forward in search of a second goal but Marc Ter Stegen produced a fine save to keep out Sanchez's free-kick in the 79th minute.

The home side sealed the win in the 88th minute courtesy of a wonderful lob from Lionel Messi to secure the victory and their spot in the last eight.


Gallery: 10 Big Names Who Think Messi Is The World’s Best

Barca's Most Expensive Midfielders Ever

Reports: Conte To Fix Chelsea With These Three Signings


Top 5

Comitis: I Don't See Chiefs Getting Special Treatment

126 Dec 03, 2021 10:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Managers Who’ve Already Been Sacked This Season

Nov 08, 2021 12:26 PM in English Premier League

Insider Reveals Extent Of Chiefs’ Covid Ward

66 Dec 03, 2021 11:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

7 Players Xavi Could Get Rid Of At Barca

4 Nov 09, 2021 01:26 PM in LaLiga

Bucs Qualify For CCC Without Kicking A Ball

40 Dec 03, 2021 08:13 AM in Orlando Pirates

Finally! FIFA Respond To SAFA Complaint

132 Dec 03, 2021 04:29 PM in Bafana

Ghana Move On From Penalty Drama?

21 Dec 01, 2021 01:29 PM in African Football

Chiefs To Reignite Vilakazi Interest?

53 Dec 01, 2021 11:42 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Insider Reveals Extent Of Chiefs’ Covid Ward

66 Dec 03, 2021 11:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Hazard Receives Shock Transfer Offer

2 Dec 05, 2021 11:25 AM in LaLiga

31 Covid Cases, Chiefs Want 4 Games Postponed!  

123 Dec 03, 2021 06:31 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

BREAKING! All The Ballon d'Or Nominees Revealed

5 Oct 08, 2021 06:33 PM in Ballon d’Or

Pirates Promise Four January ‘Signings’

19 Dec 03, 2021 03:02 PM in Orlando Pirates

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

25 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News

Precedent Set, Chiefs To Be Denied?

64 Dec 03, 2021 02:12 PM in Kaizer Chiefs