Champions League Results - 21 March 2012

Lionel Messi, FC Barcelona

Champions League Update

Lionel Messi broke Barcelona's 60-year-old goal-scoring record with a hat-trick in a 5-3 win over La Liga rivals Granada at the Nou Camp on Tuesday just 4 minutes from time. Messi, 24, equalled the record with a volley off a post in the 17th minute and then broke it with a lob in the 68th minute. The Argentine's third was his 234th goal for Barca. Messi has scored 54 goals in all competitions this season. Cesar Rodriguez, who played for Barcelona in the 1940s and 1950s, held the previous record of 235 goals.

Champions League Results

Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 Barcelona
Barca: Sanchez 41,55, Messi 88
Bayer L: Kadlec 52

Olympique Lyon 1-0 APOEL Nicosia
OL: Lacazette 58


Bayer Leverkusen: 23-Bernd Leno; 14-Vedran Corluka, 2-Daniel Schwaab, 5-Manuel Friedrich, 24-Michal Kadlec; 3-Stefan Reinartz, 27-Gonzalo Castro, 6-Simon Rolfes, 8-Lars Bender, 10-Renato Augusto; 9-Andre Schuerrle
Barcelona: 1-Victor Valdes; 2-Daniel Alves, 5-Carles Puyol, 22-Eric Abidal, 21-Adriano; 4-Cesc Fabregas, 16-Sergio Busquets, 14-Javier Mascherano, 8-Andres Iniesta; 9-Alexis Sanchez, 10-Lionel Messi.
Referee: Craig Thomson (Scotland).

Olympique Lyon: 1-Hugo Lloris; 13-Anthony Reveillere, 4-Bakary Kone, 3-Cris, 20-Aly Cissokho; 21-Maxime Gonalons, 6-Kim Kallstrom, 17-Alexandre Lacazette, 10-Ederson, 11-Michel Bastos; 9-Lisandro Lopez.
APOEL Nicosia: 22-Dionisios Chiotis; 7-Savvas Poursaitides, 4-Kaka, 3-Paulo Jorge, 98-William Boaventura; 26-Nuno Morais, 23-Helio Pinto, 10-Constantinos Charalambides, 31-Helder Sousa, 11-Ivan Trickovski; 8-Ailton.
Referee: Paolo Tagliavento (Italy).

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