FC Barcelona played scorching football and destroyed Celta de Vigo in their own stadium, 5-0. Lionel Messi was a 10/10 and Neymar wasn’t far behind as the Blaugrana brushed aside a team they have struggled against in the past.
Messi scored two and assisted two, plus played a hand in the remaining goal and hit the post once. Neymar, Samuel Umtiti, and Ivan Rakitić rounded the scoring.
Barcelona's 3-4-3 formation has paid dividends with three straight wins, outscoring opponents 13-2 in those.
Now the fans are getting excited: can Barcelona pull off a miracle and overturn the first leg humiliation at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain?
PSG won 4-0 in the first leg of the UEFA Champions League tie, meaning Barcelona have to win 4-0 just to pull level... just to go to penalties. Worse, an away goal from PSG and Barcelona have to win by 5 goals.
It would take a bonafide miracle, but it’s not completely beyond imagination if the team performs like they did against Celta.