Barcelona finished the best rebound in Champions League history in the most implausible form with three objectives in the last seven minutes to annihilation Paris Saint-Germain 6-1 and gain an unbelievable 6-5 win on total in their Round of 16 second leg on Wednesday night at the Camp Nou.
Neymar scored in the 88th and 90th minutes before Sergi Roberto finished the supernatural goal in the last moment, all coming after an early trio of goals from Barcelona before Edinson Cavani had apparently earned PSG entry to the quarterfinals with a score soon after the hour stamp.
It will be a match that long lives in Barcelona legend, and without a doubt quite a while from now millions will assert they were inside the Camp Nou on what was a standout amongst the most supernatural evenings for one of Europe’s most historical clubs.
Amazingly, coach Luis Enrique ran with an assault overwhelming beginning XI. The Asturian’s 3-4-3 saw a midfield where Andres Iniesta and Rafinha kept an eye on the left and right wings, individually, while Sergio Busquets and Ivan Rakitic were moored in the center. In the interim, the nearness of three focus moves in safeguard implied that privilege back Sergi Roberto and left-back Jordi Alba were left to watch from the seat.
Now and again this season the Camp Nou has felt like Sunday mass, however on Wednesday it was the direct inverse. The colossal stadium was bubbling at the beginning and it conveyed Barcelona to an goal in simply the third moment of play. PSG’s profound lying guard managed ineffectively with a skipping ball in the zone and Suarez rose most noteworthy to flip a header over PSG goalkeeper Kevin Trapp that crossed the goalline by crawls to give Barcelona a 1-0 lead in the match and fix PSG’s total favorable position to 4-1.
After the underlying wobble, PSG figured out how to push back a bit and Julian Draxler had a yell for a punishment when the ball struck Javier Mascherano’s arm on an endeavored cross. In any case, coach Unai Emery kept on having his team kicking back and remaining minimal with two lines of four, lessening Barcelona to theoretical endeavors from outside.
Exactly when PSG were beginning to play their best football of the night, another terrible blunder from their resistance blessing wrapped another objective for Barcelona, and abruptly the 4-0 total was sliced down the middle to 4-2. Marquinhos neglected to manage a ball with Iniesta weighing down, and the Spanish midfielder’s blameless pass was flubbed by Kurzawa, who saved the ball into his own particular net for the objective.
PSG played with a higher press to begin the second-half with expectations of wrestling back some control, yet once more they were disentangled by a misstep in the back and it prompted to Barcelona’s third score. Iniesta played a short ball for Neymar to run onto yet the Brazilian was brought around the fallen Meunier. After a postponement, the linesman showed to the official that it was a punishment, and Messi hammered in the spot kick to make it 4-3 on total.
Emery’s men at last hoped to react and a fine keep running from Meunier down the correct set up Edinson Cavani at the close post, however the Uruguayan slammed the shot off the post. With a rush of clamor falling down from the stands, Barcelona were overflowing with certainty and the inconceivable was currently only an objective away. Emery was frantic for something positive, so Angel di Maria was brought on for Lucas Moura, and instantly PSG made strides.
Furthermore, soon after the hour stamp the guests secured the valuable away objective when a long ball was hoofed up to Kurzawa, who played a thumped down header to Cavani and this time the previous Napoli man associated with make it 3-1 in the match and 5-3 on total.
Cavani then could have totally wrapped things up minutes after the fact however was dismissed by a fine kick blocked by Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Requiring three objectives in 25 minutes, Luis Enrique put the majority of his chips on the table, bringing Arda Turan on for Iniesta and Sergi Roberto for Rafinha, while PSG were substance to kick back and hold up to uncover Barcelona on the counter.
Barcelona never surrendered and continued pushing even as the minutes ticked away. Neymar offered a hint of something to look forward to with a stunning free kick minutes from full-time that slice the total to 5-4.
The Camp Nou sprang to life and a moment later they thundered when the arbitrator indicated the spot when Marquinhos cut down Suarez in the range. Neymar coolly changed over the punishment and in a matter of seconds, the total was 5-5.
And afterward, the doubtful. 6-5. Profound into stoppage time, with Ter Stegen pushed up into assault, Neymar coasted a ball into the territory, and the most unlikeliest of saints, Sergi Roberto, associated with the tip of his boot to re-coordinate a shot past Trapp and sent the Camp Nou, at any rate those fans who had not left right on time, into absolute commotion in festivity of the best rebound in European club history.
Barcelona will now hope to proceed with their energy in La Liga activity on Sunday at Deportivo.
6.- FC Barcelona: Ter Stegen; Mascherano, Pique, Umtiti; Busquets, Rakitic (Andre Gomes, min. 84), Iniesta (Turan, min. 65), Rafinha (Sergi Roberto, min. 76); Messi, Suarez, Neymar.
1.- Paris Saint-Germain: Trapp; Meunier (Krychowiak, min. 92), Marquinhos, Thiago Silva, Kurzawa; Rabiot, Verratti, Matuidi; Moura (Di Maria, min. 55), Draxler (Aurier, min. 75), Cavani.
Goals Scorers: 1-0, min. 3: Suarez; 2-0, min. 40: Kurzawa (og); 3-0, min. 50: Messi (p); 3-1, min. 62: Cavani; 4-1, min. 88: Neymar; 5-1, min. 91: Neymar (p); 6-1, min. 95: Sergi Roberto
Referee: Deniz Aytekin (Germany)
Yellow Cards: Matuidi (Min. 5) for Paris Saint-Germain, Draxler (Min. 14) for Paris Saint-Germain, Pique (Min. 23) for Barcelona, Busquets (Min. 36) for Barcelona, Cavani (Min. 43) for Paris Saint-Germain. Rakitic (Min. 61) for Barcelona, Suarez (Min. 67) for Barcelona, Marquinhos (Min. 88) for Paris Saint-Germain, Verratti (Min. 93) for Paris Saint-Germain
Stadium: Camp Nou