Barcelona vs. Arsenal: Goals, Highlights from the Champions League

Joe Gallagher@joesgallagherFeatured ColumnistMarch 16, 2016

Barcelona's Neymar celebrates after scoring his side's first goal during the Champions League round of 16 second leg soccer match between FC Barcelona and Arsenal FC at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, March 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
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Arsenal looked to complete "mission impossible" on Wednesday night when they visited the Camp Nou in the final day of UEFA Champions League last-16 action.

Barcelona, who held a 2-0 advantage from the first leg in London, were looking to join Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid, Wolfsburg, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City and Benfica in the last eight.

David Ospina denied Lionel Messi after 17 minutes when the Argentinian brought the ball down beautifully:

But Barcelona wouldn't be denied when Neymar fired home from a Luis Suarez assist moments later:

Gary Lineker @GaryLineker

Neymar's goal for you: https://t.co/4Pb7r2Z24H

Arsenal needed three to advance, and Mohamed Elneny gave them one five minutes after the restart:

But soon the Gunners needed three again when Suarez scored with a brilliant volleyed finish:

Danny Welbeck struck the woodwork soon after:

SPORCUN # @Sporcun

Welbeck direğe takıldı. https://t.co/jWwd80sJG5

And Alexis Sanchez forced a great save from the goalkeeper with a free-kick:

TalkFCB @FCBNewsRoom

TER STEGEN!! https://t.co/aXsPOQKYRe

But Messi clipped over Ospina to make it 3-1 on the night with just two minutes of normal time remaining:

That was how it ended, Barcelona marching on and Arsenal knocked out of their second competition in a week.



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