UEFA : Lionel Messi helps Barcelona beat Napoli 3-1

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Luis Suarez and Leo Messi

Sports Desk – Barca Striker Lionel Messi led Barcelona to a 3-1 win at home to Napoli on Saturday.

First-half goals from Clement Lenglet, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez sent Barca on their way into the ‘Final Eight’ tournament in Lisbon where they will face the German champions, who crushed Chelsea 4-1 and a 7-1 aggregate win in their last 16 second leg.

On aggregate, Barcelona beat Napoli by 4-2. From Napoli side in the second leg, only one goal is scored by Lorenzo Insigne through a penalty.

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UEFA Champions League 2019-20 schedule, fixtures

In the quater finals, Barcelona will face Bayern Munich on 15 August and Manchester City will be against Lyon on 16 August. Bayern has already won their Bundesliga title this season.

On the other hand, Atalanta will face PSG on 13 August and RB Leipzig will be against Atletico Madrid on 14 August. PSG has already won their Ligue 1 titile.

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