Barcelona now choices next Champions League heroics

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It was possibly the greatest comeback in Champions League history and one that very few people saw coming, as punters shied away from back-up Barcelona to complete an extraordinary comeback against Paris St Germain on Wednesday. Only seven percent of pre-match wagers backed Barca to overturn their 4-0 first-leg deficit, according to William Hill, who had the Catalans at 33/1 to win the opposition prior to Wednesday’s extraordinary second leg.

With Barca scoring three times after the 88th minute to complete a 6-1 win on the night and 6-5 aggregate victory over two legs, greatest of those who bet on the match were left disappointed. Having drifted in play to 50/1 to succeed for the quarter-finals, Barca are now favorites to lift the trophy at 11/4.