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Messi returns to help Barca reach semifinals

Updated: April 10, 2013, 8:33 PM ET
Associated Press

Lionel Messi has never been short on late-game heroics.

Not even a sore hamstring stopped him from helping Barcelona rally Wednesday for a 1-1 draw with Paris Saint-Germain and a place in the Champions League semifinals.

Barcelona advanced on away rule after its 2-2 draw in Paris last week meant the quarterfinal finished 3-3 on aggregate. But Barca showed just how much it depends on Messi against major opponents.

Messi, who injured his right leg after scoring in their first match, ...

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