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Barcelona advances with 5-2 win vs. Lyon

Barcelona advances with 5-2 win vs. Lyon

Thierry Henry scored two goals Wednesday to lead Barcelona into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 5-2 victory over Lyon that gave the Spanish league leader a 6-3 aggregate win.
Lionel Messi and Samuel Eto'o also scored before Lyon started its rally just before halftime through Jean Il Makoum's header.
Juninho took advantage of a Barcelona defensive lapse to score early in the second period, but could not come closer and substitute Seydou Keita added the fifth in injury time for the host.
Barcelona advanced against French opposition for the first time in four tries in knockout rounds.
Barcelona beat Lyon 3-0 at the Camp Nou in last season's group stage.


Updated : 2021-05-11 13:28 GMT+08:00