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Twitter Reacts As Barcelona Complete Unfathomable Comeback To Send PSG Out Of Champions League

Paris Saint-Germain crashed out of the Champions League at the hands of Barcelona tonight and they did so in the most dramatic of fashions.

The French side absolutely trounced Barcelona in a most unloving manner at the Parc des Princes on Valentine’s Day and took a 4-0 lead with them to Camp Nou for the second leg of this Round of 16 tie.

However, though many people did so, Barcelona should never to be counted out on big European nights, especially at their world famous home ground.

Barca got off to a superb start, with Luis Suarez finding the net in the 3rd minute, and they had added two more by the 50th – a Kurzawa own goal and a Lionel Messi strike from the penalty spot. But a Cavani goal in the 62nd minute seemed to be the last nail in the Catalan coffin.

With only a couple of minutes remaining in normal time, however, an improbable sequence of events began. Neymar netted his side’s fourth of the night in the 88th and their fifth in the first minute of injury time, this time from the spot. Then with more than 94 minutes gone, Sergi Roberto put the finishing touch to what many are calling the greatest comeback in football history.

It’s an over used word in sport, but this is one of those rare occasions when it’s use is close to being legitimately warranted – 4-0 down to 6-5 up and through – that’s nigh-on miraculous.

Twitter, as one would expect, flipped…

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