Barcelona, as many predicted, has easily defeated Arsenal again in the 2nd leg of Champions League round of 16 clash. Barcelona clearly proved to be the better side on the night beating Arsenal by 3 goals to 1 at Camp Nou, Barcelona. Barcelona won the Leg 3-1 and overall 5-1 on aggregate.
Arsenal started the match with a goal scoring intention to turn the match in their favor. Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, made a gamble by starting with Iwobi and Welbeck instead of Giroud and Walcott. They had few chances on counters but Barca defenders did a brilliant job to keep the score 0-0. Messi also had a great chance but Ospina made and exceptional save to keep Arsenal in the match but it was Neymar’s brilliance which Ospina could not stop from going into the back of the net and made it 1-0 till half time.
In 2nd half, Arsenal again tried their best to get a goal but this time it was the youngster Mohamed Elneny who scored by beautiful goal to make it 1-1 but that goal was overshadowed by the awesomeness of Luis Suarez’s scissor kick and a wonderful chip but Messi afterwards to sum up the night for Arsenal.
Once again Arsenal failed to progress from the round of 16 and once again Barcelona is looking much dangerous side and clearly one of the favorites to win Champions league again for second consecutive season.
Barcelona was the comfortable winners on the night and qualified for the Quarter-finals of Champions league along with Bayern.