Wednesday, 4 April 2012

Barcelona 3-1 Milan - Messi Stats

Last night Messi played for 90 minutes in Barcelona's win over AC Milan, scoring two goals. Over the course of the match Barcelona had 61% possession, which was actually less than they managed away from home in the first leg. Barcelona had 21 shots, while Milan only managed 3. In fact, AC Milan scored with the only shot on target that they had.

Messi had 9 shots himself, 5 of them were on target and he scored with his 2 penalties. He completed 94% of his passes and created 4 chances for his team-mates. Messi and Iniesta completed the most passes in the attacking third of the pitch, 29 each.

Barcelona won the tie 3-1 on aggregate and have progressed to the Champions League Semi-Finals for the fifth season in a row. They will play the winner of Chelsea v Benfica. The first leg will be away on 18 April 2012 and the second leg will take place on 24 April 2012 at the Camp Nou.

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