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24th Nov 2015

Lionel Messi marks return to starting line-up with a fine goal (Video)


Lionel Messi is back in Barcelona’s starting line-up and back on the scoresheet after his two-month injury absence.

Barca’s talisman returned from the bench in the 4-0 drubbing of Real Madrid on Saturday but was deemed fit to start in Tuesday’s clash at home to Roma.

And it certainly looks like he’s made a full recovery, as with just 17 minutes on the clock the Argentine exchanged passes with Luis Suarez before running through to loft the ball over a stranded Wojciech Szczesny.

It’s like he’s never been away…