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Lionel Messi discusses Barcelona’s potential Champions League opponents

The Barcelona captain was impressed with Cristiano Ronaldo’s display

FC Barcelona v Olympique Lyonnais - UEFA Champions League Round of 16: Second Leg Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images

Lionel Messi talked about Barcelona’s potential quarter-final opponents in the Champions League after producing an inspirational performance in Wednesday’s 5-1 win over Lyon.

The captain scored twice, assisted another two goals and then looked towards Friday’s quarter-final draw after the victory:

“Cristiano was impressive yesterday, a big surprise because I thought that Atlético was going to have more strength, Juve ran over them and Cristiano had a magical night with three goals,” he said.

“City and Juve are very good, Ajax is a team with young players and they don’t fear anyone.

“Any team will make things complicated for us. We have to prepare ourselves for a tough challenge.”

Source | Movistar (via Mundo Deportivo)

Barcelona will discover their fate on Friday when the quarter-final draw is made in Nyon, Ernesto Valverde’s side will also find out their potential semi-final opponents too.

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