Lionel Messi curled dwelling a basic aim to encourage Barcelona to a 3-1 (4-2 agg) Champions League victory over Napoli on Saturday evening.
Their Spherical-of-16 first leg ended 1-1 in Naples 5 months in the past, which means it was all to play for at Camp Nou.
Clement Lenglet received them up and working with a 10th-minute header from a nook, though there did look a transparent foul by the defender within the lead-up. The Messi stole the present.
The legendary ahead picked up the ball on the sting of the Napoli penalty space and started to tackle two defenders.
A 3rd joined the hassle, however he discovered a method via the trio and into the field.
Two extra approached and Messi tripped over the ball and hit the deck.
Nevertheless, this nonetheless didn’t cease him as he shortly recovered to his ft and curled a strike between the ultimate two males.
David Ospina received a hand to it, however may solely push the ball into the aspect netting.
Messi ran off celebrating passionately, regardless of having no followers contained in the stadium to get pleasure from his aim with.
After having one other aim disallowed for a handball, the Argentinian then received a penalty after he was clattered by Kalidou Koulibaly.
Luis Suarez transformed within the 45th minute.
Lorenzo Insigne instantly replied for Napoli from the spot in first-half added time, however, regardless of a powerful second-half push, they had been left with an excessive amount of to do.