- February 21, 2018
- Posted by: Godwin Elijah
- Category: Planet Sports
Lionel Messi’s 75th minute strike earned Barcelona a 1-1 draw against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge in the last 16 first leg clash of the UEFA Champions League.
Willian had put the host ahead in the 62nd minute after being denied twice by the wood work but the lead lasted only fifteen minutes before the visitors equalized to have an away goal advantage heading into the return leg.
The English champions must now score when they travel to the Camp Nou on March 14 to have any chance of making the last eight.
In the other game decided at the Allianz Arena, Bayern Munich spanked Turkish champions, Besiktas 5-0 to make light work of the second leg.