Barca book semis spot

Lionel Messi came off the bench to kick-start a Barcelona fightback as the four-time winners reached the Champions League semi-finals on away goals against Paris Saint-Germain in a 1-1 draw at Camp Nou this evening.

Javier Pastore’s clipped finish put the visitors ahead for the first time in the tie, 3-2 on aggregate.

But Messi, who suffered a hamstring strain in the first leg, inspired Barca and he was involved as Pedro hammered home from 15 yards.Andres Iniesta almost added a second for the hosts after a sublime turn. (BBC)††

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