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Barcelona, Liverpool ease into Champions League quarters

March 15, 2019 00:00:00

Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16, second leg football match against Lyon at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on Wednesday — Internet

BARCELONA, Mar 14 (Reuters): Lionel Messi lead the way with two goals and two assists as Barcelona reached the quarter-finals of the Champions League in style by thrashing Olympique Lyonnais 5-1 at home on Wednesday and advancing by the same scoreline on aggregate.

Meanwhile, Sadio Mane scored twice to hand Liverpool a 3-1 Champions League victory at Bayern Munich on Wednesday as they nullified their German opponents with a dominant performance that sent them through to the quarter-finals.

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