Magical Messi leads superb Barcelona past City

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Barcelona achieved a superb 1-0 victory against Manchester City at the Camp Nou in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16. The aggregate 3-1 scoreline enabled the Catalans to reach the quarterfinals of the biggest competition in European football for a record eighth consecutive season.

Ivan Rakitic scored the goal for the Blaugrana, who enjoyed 57 percent of possession, created 23 goalscoring chances and attempted 20 shots, 11 of them on target and two off the post.

Manuel Pellegrini hasn't beaten the Catalans since March 2008, despite having coached against them on numerous occasions with Villarreal, Real Madrid and the Citizens in that time. The Chilean announced before the game that ... Read full 'Lionel Messi scores a perfect 10 as the conductor for sublime Barcelona' here.

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