Barcelona were too strong for Arsenal as they secured a 3-1 win at Camp Nou and completed 5-1 aggregate margin as they head to quarterfinals of this year’s UEFA Champions League. Neymar, Suarez and Messi were on target for the hosts in a comfortable 3-1 win.
Arsenal needed at least two goals to turn around their deficit having lost 2-0 at home, when they visited FC Barcelona at Camp Nou this Wednesday night. But Barcelona continue their magisterial form as they put Arsenal under massive pressure with their superior possesion and finally opened the scoring in 18th minute when Neymar scored from close range to make it 1-0 for Barcelona.
Arsenal equalized just after the break when Mohamed Elneny scored with a superb strike to make it 1-1 but too little too late for Arsenal. Suarez and Messi scored late in second half to make it 3-1 for Barcelona.
FC Barcelona 3-1 Arsenal -Highlights
- 18′ 1 – 0 Neymar.
- 51′ 1 – 1 Mohamed Elneny.
- 65′ 2 – 1 Luis Suarez.
- 88′ 3 – 1 Lionel Messi.
Neymar scored with a superb low lefted strike into the bottom corner to make it 1-0 for Barcelona and pretty much ended the contest as far as this round of 16 tie against Arsenal was concerned as Mohamed Elneny made 1-1 equalizer goal, but Suarez and Messi scored late in second half to make it 3-1 for Barcelona.
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