Lionel Messi snatches winning goal against Atletico Madrid

Lionel Messi snatches winning goal against Atletico Madrid

Lionel Messi snatches winning goal against Atletico Madrid

Written by Tharushan Fernando

13 Sep, 2015 | 3:03 pm

Lionel Messi celebrated the birth of his second child with the winning goal that took Barcelona to the of the LaLiga table.

Messi, who was yet to make his mark after being goalless in his first two games started on the bench after he missed practice on Friday to be with his new baby boy,Mateo.

6 minutes in, after half time, Atletico managed to pull ahead when Fernando Torres netted a right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Diego Simeone’s boys’ celebrations were short lived when Neymar equalized 4 minutes after ,from a free kick.

Messi then snatched the winning goal in the 76 th minute when he finshed a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner, off an assist by Luis Suarez

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