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Barca savour greatest ever Euro fightback

By Robert Jones

Barcelona coach Luis Enrique hailed one of sport's most memorable comebacks and the greatest in Champions League history as "a victory for our faith and belief".

The Catalan giants looked dead and buried after losing the first leg 4-0 at Paris St Germain but defied the odds to triumph 6-1 in the return encounter to snatch a highly improbable 6-5 aggregate victory and reach the quarter-finals.

Sergi Roberto's goal deep into stoppage time sparked wild celebrations at the Nou Camp.

A delighted Enrique said: "Football is a crazy, unique sport. Children, and adults, here tonight will never forget what happened. It was a victory for our faith and belief."

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