Barcelona managed a 2-0 win in their Champions League clash with Juventus in a huge boost to the group qualification hopes.
Cristiano Ronaldo was absent after testing positive for coronavirus as Barca took charge of the Champions League group.
Ousmane Dembele opened the scoring after a wildly-deflected effort looped over former Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny in the first half.
Alvaro Morata will be cursing his luck after having three goals chalked off through VAR.
And to make matters worse, The Old Lady gave away a late penalty – which was converted with ease by the Argentine talisman, who is still looking for his first goal from open-play.
The five-time Ballon d'Or winner was absolutely furious with the result and the Barcelona social team took their chance to rub salt into the wounds.
After the win, they tweeted along with a picture of Messi: “We are glad you were able to see the goat on your pitch, @juventusfcen!”
Fans were gearing up to see the reunion between Messi and Ronaldo, but they will have to now wait until December.
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