Yahoo: April 10 – Lionel Messi will start on the bench for Barcelona in Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final second leg at home to Paris St Germain, the La Liga club said. The Argentine World Player of the Year damaged a hamstring in last week’s 2-2 first-leg draw in Paris and sat out Saturday’s 5-0 league win against Real Mallorca.
Pretty tough hand for Barcelona to be dealt a few hours before the highly anticipated 2nd leg of the Champions League Quarter Final against PSG. It’ll be interesting to see how Barcelona does, especially after Iniesta openly told the media that “we rely on Messi way too much.” I’m predicting a lot of fancy passes in the box, set-up after set-up with no one actually striking the ball through.
I’m calling it right now 2-1 PSG on a goal from Ibrahimovic and a goal by that Brazilian ladyboy Thiago Silva, with both goals being setup by David Beckham off the bench (obviously).