Barcelona 3-1 Borussia Dortmund: Qualification sealed by Suarez, Messi and Griezmann
Borussia Dortmund need to win on the final matchday to qualify from the Champions League group stage after a 3-1 loss away to Barcelona.Barcelona already topped Group F but have confirmed their place in the next phase, with Dortmund 's fate no longer in their own hands on the closing matchday.
Messi was as decisive as ever, when it mattered most. As mentioned doing little for the most part of the match. LM10 cut inside from the right flank to Finishing yesterday in second place thanks to Real Madrid’s win over Alves, FC Barcelona dropped to third a point behind Sevilla when looking capable
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Guillermo Amor praised Lionel Messi's "genius" for helping Barcelona overcome Atletico Madrid in LaLiga on Sunday.
Messi's wonderful 86th-minute goal was enough for Barca to edge to a 1-0 victory at the Wanda Metropolitano and return to the top of the table.
The forward has been in spectacular form and Amor – Barcelona's director of institutional and sporting relations – praised Messi's latest piece of magic.
"Leo has been back to his level again," Amor told Movistar.
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"It is a match won by the teams. Atletico is a great team and could have taken the game too. It has been fairly even.
"There have been several phases during the match – a start very strong by Atletico, then we have reacted and we have finished at a good level. In the second half we have controlled and dominated.
"We have not let them out and in the end a genius of Leo has decided it."
Messi has scored nine goals in his past seven LaLiga games, but Barca also needed a good performance from goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Amor praised the shot-stopper and said Barca would have been content with a draw away to Atletico.
"Leo gives us a lot and we needed him more than ever because he puts the team in the game when the team is not there. It makes the rest participate more," he said.
"Ter Stegen has also been magnificent... we could have drawn and it would not have been a bad result, but we are very happy with the victory."
Barcelona's next outing is a clash at home to Real Mallorca on Saturday.
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Josep Maria Bartomeu will offer Lionel Messi a lifetime contract at Barcelona and knows it will be difficult to replace the talisman.Messi followed up winning a record sixth Ballon d'Or by recording his 35th LaLiga hat-trick in Barca's 5-2 win over Real Mallorca on Saturday.