‘You Will Explain in Training How You Did This’, Asisat Oshoala Wonders at Lionel Messi’s Goal Against Napoli

Barcelona striker, Asisat Oshola has said that Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi will need to explain to her how he scored a world-class goal against Napoli in the return leg of their Champions League last 16 at the Camp Nou.

Messi scored from a position he was not really comfortable with. The maestro scored the second goal when he pulled out a moment of magic, cutting inside from the right, squirmed between two players, and managed to hook the ball back into his path, then steered a curler into the far bottom corner while falling over.

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Barcelona won the game 3-1 after Clemente Lenglet open scoring for the host, rising above Napoli defender to power Ivan Rakiti’s corner. Messi then came with his magic to score the second.

Luis Suarez added the third from the penalty spot after Kalidou Koulibaly mistakenly felled Messi while trying to kick out the ball.

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Napoli then reduced the deficit through Lorenzo Insigne. Dries Mertens was felled in a similar version by Rakitic in the boss, resulting in a penalty kick which Insigne converted.

After end-to-end action in the second half, neither of the sides were able to score and the game ended 4-2 on aggregate for Barcelona to progress to the last 8,

Barca will now meet Bayern on Friday in a one-legged quarter-final in Lisbon.

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