Barcelona v Bayern Munich

Vilanova: Messi can transform tie

May 1, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova knows his side face a tough task in overturning a 4-0 first leg deficit against Bayern Munich in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final return game at the Camp Nou, but says Lionel Messi still may have something to say about which side progresses.

Barca's hopes look slim after last week's calamitous result at the Allianz Arena, during which Messi made little impact on his return from a thigh injury. Furthermore, no team has ever overcome such a heavy first ...

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