Messi scores attractive UCL goal for Barcelona

Barcelona celebrate

Pique stabbed home Barca's second from a clever Messi free-kick

Lionel Messi's fired in a spectacular solo goal to put the visitors ahead shortly before Gerard Piqué doubled their lead with a tap-in.

Barca crushed PSV back in September during the first matchday, and Lionel Messi got a hat trick in that one.

Don't expect history to give way when FC Barcelona takes on PSV Eindhoven.

PSV unlucky not to go into the break at least one goal in front after twice hitting the frame of the goal.

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He overtakes long-time rival Ronaldo who bagged 105 UCL goals for Real Madrid between 2009 to 2018, before leaving for Juventus in the summer.

Barcelona had a lot of the ball in the first 15 minutes, but it was PSV that were having the better moments in the final third, with Hirving Lozano and Steven Bergwijn both causing problems in wide positions.

De Jong grabbed a consolation goal for the home fans with an 83rd-minute header to set up a frenetic late assault, but despite pouring forward in the closing minutes PSV could not find an equalizer.

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Here's how to watch PSV versus Barcelona online. Dembele scored a goal as Barcelona beat PSV at Camp Nou in their first Group B match this season, but could not add to his tally in Eindhoven.

The No.10 has not featured in the middle of the attack since the start of the Luis Enrique era, before he switched places with Suarez. This goal is not even a surprise to see anymore from the Argentine but we should not play down just how hard and spectacular this goal is.

It led to a nervy end to the match for Barca, and Denzel Dumfries had a strong injury-time penalty shout turned down after Clement Lenglet appeared to catch him in the box with a clumsy challenge.

Zoet had to keep out a powerful Messi strike early in the second period as Barcelona started on the front foot.

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