Lionel Messi’s late goal ends drought, ties Chelsea
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Lionel Messi finally managed to do one of the few things he had yet to achieve in soccer.

At his ninth attempt, the five-time world player of the year finally scored against Chelsea, salvaging a 1-1 draw Tuesday and halting his longest drought against any opponent after 730 minutes.

By canceling out Willian's opener, Messi also gave Barcelona a narrow edge in its Champions League round-of-16 matchup heading into the second leg at Camp Nou on March 14. The...


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