Barcelona mounts incredible 6-1 comeback to oust PSG in Chamions League


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Published 5:03 p.m. ET March 8, 2017 | Updated 2 hours ago

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona completed the biggest comeback in Champions League history by beating Paris Saint-Germain 6-1 to reach the quarterfinals on Wednesday, scoring the decisive goal of a 6-5 victory on aggregate in the fifth minute of stoppage time.

Barcelona scored three times from the 88th minute, with Sergi Roberto’s dramatic late goal sending the Nou Camp fans wild and making their team the first to overturn a 4-0 first-leg defeat since the Champions League format started in the 1992-93 season.

PSG seemed certain to go through after Edinson Cavani scored a valuable away goal following Barcelona’s opening salvo of three goals, which included a Lionel Messi penalty.

Barcelona needed three more goals to advance, and the feat seemed impossible even after Neymar scored with a free kick in the 88th minute.

But the Brazil striker scored a penalty in the 90th and…

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