UEFA Champions League 2012-13 Round of 16 Results | Lionel Messi | Barcelona 4-0 Milan | Schalke 2-3 Galatasaray

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Up to date: Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 4:52 PM [IST]

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Barcelona, ​​March 13: Lionel Messi has impressed one other massive comeback as Barcelona advance to the quarter-finals after beating AC Milan 4-0 (4-2 agg) at Camp Nou.

Barcelona have been beneath strain after dropping two targets within the first leg, however Messi confirmed up for the large likelihood and opened the scoring inside the first 5 minutes. Messi performed a throw-in with Xavi earlier than hitting a left-footed shot into the highest nook, leaving goalkeeper Cristian Abbiati off guard.

2012-13 UEFA Champions League Results

Barcelona stored pushing ahead and controlling possession with the inevitable second purpose. 5 minutes from half-time, Andres Iniesta steals the ball from Massimo Ambrosini and feeds Messi on the sting of the field. The Argentine rotated and shot defender Philippe Mexes within the legs and out of Abbiati’s attain.

Messi wasn’t concerned within the third purpose which might ultimately ship them by means of. David Villa made a shock begin however remained silent till he obtained a by means of ball from Xavi and completed calmly together with his left foot.

All of it might have gone flawed when Javier Mascherano missed a clearing header that put Mbaye Niang down, however the children fired on the put up and it was Milan’s finest likelihood of the night time.

Jordi Alba added a fourth to seal qualification after a fast counterattack.

Schalke 2-3 Galatasaray (3-4 agg)

Galatasaray superior to the subsequent spherical after comfortably beating Schalke 3-2 with targets from Hamit Altintop, Burak Yilmaz and Umut Bulut.

The German aspect bought the higher of Roman Neustadler however their former participant Altintop scored a spectacular long-range equalizer and the Turkish aspect doubled their lead earlier than half-time with a peaceful end from Yilmaz.

Michel Bastos picked up one for the house aspect however Schalke wanted yet one more as Galatasaray scored extra away targets. There was no comeback for the German aspect as Umut Bulut scored one other in damage time.

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