Just a day after Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League hat-trick heroics against Atletico Madrid, Lionel Messi scored twice and also assisted twice as Barcelona joyfully made it to the Champions League quarter-finals for
After a goalless first leg in Lyon last month, Barca needed to win in this second match and the Catalans took the lead with a controversial penalty after 17 minutes
The video assistant referee was consulted and did not overturn the decision and Messi chipped the ball in from the spot with a cheeky Panenka effort
Lopes went off later in the half after he was hurt during a challenge from Coutinho and Lyon pulled a goal back after an hour when Lucas
And they wrapped up a big win in the final 12 minutes, with Messi making it 3-1 after turning one way and then the other and beating substitute goalkeeper Mathieu Gorgelin, who got a hand to the Argentine’s shot.
Messi then set up Gerard Pique for number four on a quick break, the defender stretching at the far post to slide in