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UCL: Messi sees Barca through to Q’finals; Chelsea out after Bayern thrashing

Lionel Messi was in action as Barcelona defeated Napoli at Nou Camp to advance to the quarterfinals of the Champions League.

The Spanish giants had held their opponents to a 1-1 draw in Italy in the first leg, before finishing up the job at home.

Barca won 3-1, with goals from Lenglet, Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez, handing them a 4-2 aggregate victory as Insigne scored for Napoli.

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In another round of 16 clash between Bayern Munich and Chelsea, the Bundesliga team thrashed the English side 4-1 to go through to the last eight.

A brace by Robert Lewandowski and a goal each by Ivan Perisic and Corentin Tolisso sealed the win. Tammy Abraham scored Chelsea’s goal.

The Blues are knocked out, having also lost 3-0 at Stamford Bridge in the first leg of the tie.

Barcelona will now play Bayern in the quarterfinals in Lisbon on Friday, August 14.

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