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Messi, Iniesta set the tone for Barca's splashy revival

China Daily | Updated: 2017-09-14 07:17

BARCELONA, Spain - When Barcelona's Andres Iniesta was serenaded off the pitch following a vintage display that was only rivaled by Lionel Messi in a 3-0 win over Juventus on Tuesday, it was easy to forget the gloom that gripped Camp Nou two weeks ago.

The club was left red-faced by its failure to sign Philippe Coutinho and Angel Di Maria during the transfer window and the squad looked weakened following the $264 million transfer of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain.

A resounding 5-1 aggregate Spanish Super Cup loss to archrival Real Madrid added to the sense of despondency.

Messi, Iniesta set the tone for Barca's splashy revival

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