Champions League opener goes to BarçaSeptember 13, 2017
A goal in each half by Leo Messi plus one more by Rakitic ten minutes after the break saw Barcelona to a comfortable win against Juventus at Camp Nou in the group stage of Champions League.
Messi’s first goal was just before half time off a rebond from the post kicked by Luis Suarez. After the break Ivan Rakitic put the ball inti the back of the net after a shot by Messi was cleared. The Argentine scored his second of the night 70 minutes into the match from 20 metres out.
1-0 Messi (min 45)
2-0 Rakitic (min 56)
3-0 Messi (min 69)
Barça’s next Champions League fixture is an away match against Sporting Lisbon on 27th September.