UEFA: Barca Thrash Lyon 5-1, Liverpool Knock Bayern 3-1


With a brace from talismanic Messi, one a penalty, a goal each from Phillip Countinho, Ousmane Dembele and Gerrad Pique, three of which poured in during the last 10 minutes of the game to cancel Toussant’s 56the minute lifeline for the visitors at Nou Camp, Barca looked invincible and ravaging.

With a goaless first leg, Barca moved into the last group of eight which includes Ajax, Man City, Man United, Juventus, FC Porto and Liverpool. Liverpool mesmerised Bayern Munich at the Alianz Stadium with brace from dazzling striker, Sadio Mane, van Djik.

But for an own goal by Matip, Bayern was goal shy all the way to a home defeat.With a goal ess first leg at Anfield, Liverpool progress into the group of right with a 3-1 aggregate.