It was indeed a dark night for Barcelona at the Estadio da Luz arena in Lisbon, Portugal.
The match ended 8-2 in favour of Bayern Munich. The match was the quarter-final fixture of the UEFA Champions League between Barcelona and Bayern Munich which was played behind closed doors due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The party started in the 4th minute when Thamos Muller’s sublime strike went pass Marc-André ter Stegen in goal for Barcelona but David Alaba levelled things up for Barça when he put the ball into his own net while trying to clear a cross from Jordi Alba.
Ivan Perisic made it a 2-1 for the Bavarians in the 22nd minute, while Serge Gnabry and Thamos Muller who started the party scored in the 27th and 31st minutes respectively to end the first-half 4-1.
Barcelona became the first team to concede four goals in the first half of a Champions League knockout game since Porto conceded five to Bayern in April 2015, in the second leg of a quarter-final.
The second half resumed and Luis Suarez gave his team a bit of hope when he scored in the 57th minute but Flick’s men continued from were they stopped in the first half.
Kimmich added another one to make it 5-2 in the 63rd minute and Robert Lewandowski, the goal machine put his name on the score sheet in the 82nd minute to make it 6-2.
While it was looking like it would end that way, Barcelona’s loanee, Philippe Coutinho came off the bench to wrap things up when he scored twice in the 85th and 89th minutes respectively to end the party on an excitement note for his team.
Bayern Munich will play the winner of tonight quarter-final match between Manchester City and Lyon in the semi-final.
Reporter: Baatee Barinaa-iyalo