Leo Messi, cabizbajo after failing a penalti against Chelsea


The 'vendetta' of Messi, an inducement more in the Barça-Chelsea

Published:12/02/2018 - 15:03h

Updated:12/02/2018 - 15:24h

If somebody has win to happen the eliminatory of eighth of final of Champions League against Chelsea, that is Leo Messi. The Argentinian still remembers the elimination of the season 2011-12, when it failed a penalti transcendental in the Camp Nou

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All the staff of the FC Barcelona has begun already to think in the important eliminatory of eighth of final of the UEFA Champions League 2017-18 against Chelsea, that will give beginning the next 20 February with the party of gone in Stamford Bridge.

However, if somebody has reasons to be extramotivado against Chelsea is without place to doubts Leo Messi. Alexis Sánchez, ancient mate in the Barcelona and at present player of the Manchester United, has remembered in an interview that the only time that saw to Leo Messi cry in the Barcelona changing room was just after the elimination suffered by the Barça in semifinals of the Champions League 2011-12.

The FC Barcelona fell deleted in the Camp Nou in front of Chelsea that would finish carrying the title, in a party, the one of turn, dominated widely by the culés and in which the group trained then by Pep Guardiola had of a rosary of occasions to happen of round.

Leo Messi failed a penalti transcendental in the second half, with a shot that rebounded in the stick and that, if it had gone in, would have put to the FC Barcelona by in front in the eliminatory. The 'blues' dragged a favourable marker of the gone, and in spite of that the FC Barcelona achieved to plant with a 2-0 thanks to the targets of Sergio Busquets and Andrés Iniesta, the goals of Ramires in the second half and of Fernando Torres in the injury time finish deleting to the Barcelona group of the tournament.

More morbo in the eliminatory Barça-Chelsea

Messi finish very affected, as it is natural, and is thus that will take with special motivation the eliminatory of this season against Chelsea, although it was in eighth of final and no in semifinals. Leo Messi wants to lucir his best level of game and mark the goals that did not attain to materialise does some years, so much in Stamford Bridge as in the Camp Nou. An inducement more, definitely, to witness an eliminatory in which it foresees that they jump sparks from the first minute.

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