Sergi Roberto celebrates after scoring Barcelaon's sixth goal  at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona
Sergi Roberto celebrates after scoring Barcelaon's sixth goal at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona Emilio Morenatti

Barcelona creates history with stunning turnaround

FOOTBALL: Barcelona has become the first team to ever turn around a 4-0 deficit in Champions League history to advance to the quarter-finals with a 6-1 win over Paris St Germain.

Sergi Roberto's goal in the fifth-minute of injury time completed the most amazing of comebacks at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona.

Barca scored three times in the dying minutes to progress 6-5 on aggregate after losing 4-0 in Paris in the first leg.

Barca had earlier scored the opener after just three minutes when Luis Suarez headed in past goalkeeper Kevin Trapp from close range.

It then became 2-0 five minutes from the break when PSG defender Layvin Kurzawa prodded the ball into his own net.

Lionel Messi scored a third from the penalty spot minutes into the second half after Neymar was fouled.

PSG finally scored when Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani's powerful right-foot drive found the back of the net just after the hour mark.

But two goals from Neymar in three minutes -- one from a penalty -- brought the Spanish giants level on aggregrate before Roberto slotted the winner in from close range.

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