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Messi knocks out Manchester United in the Champions League

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Manchester United’s Champions League run came to an end on Tuesday night following a three-nil demolition by Barcelona with two goals coming from Lionel Messi.

Manchester United was trailing a goal down from the first leg and was punished further when they visited Camp Nou.

Messi opened the scoring for the host scoring a brilliant far-right ball that was far from the reach of David De Gea.

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Four minutes later Messi doubled the lead for Barcelona when his weak shot went past the hands of De Gea and into the back of the net.

Philippe Coutinho added the third for Barcelona curling a stunning solo effort ball and into the far corner the Red Devils.

Also read: Barcelona takes an away goal advantage over Man. United

Manchester United started the game in a high note with Marcus Rashford driving the ball forward hitting the bar in the first 40 seconds of the game.

Barcelona will now face the winner between Liverpool and Porto who play on Wednesday night.

Juventus knocked out by Ajax

In another fixture of the night, Juventus were knocked out of the Champions League by Ajax going down two goals to one.

Ajax knocks out Juventus in the Champions League
Ajax celebrate win against Juventus

Christiano Ronaldo opened the scoring for Juventus in the 28th minute but the lead was short lived when Van De Beek equalized for the visitors six minutes later.

Juventus were punished in the second half when De Ligt doubled the lead for Ajax following a Schone’s assist.

Ajax will now meet the winner between Manchester City and Tottenham.

Slavian Mwangecho
Passionate blogger on a day to day activities happening in Kenya, Africa and around the world. A keen follower of the latest news making headlines around the world


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