Lionel Messi's brilliance vs AC Milan dispels Barca doubts

A comeback that in the end was achieved by almost single-handedly picking off the doubts that had lingered over an unconvincing past couple of weeks.

updated: March 13, 2013 12:24 IST
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Madrid: Two goals from Lionel Messi led a stunning Barcelona fightback as they overturned a 2-0 first-leg deficit against AC Milan with a 4-0 demolition of the Italians at the Camp Nou on Tuesday night.

Indeed it was a night so perfect for the Blaugrana, it was almost as if they had planned it all along.

After defeat in the San Siro three weeks ago, Xavi pointed out that the only thing this generation of Barca players were lacking after three league, two Champions Leagues and two Copa del Rey titles over the past four seasons was historic European comeback.

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