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Messi, Neymar, Suarez lead Barcelona's 3-1 victory over PSG to win Champions League group

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BARCELONA, Spain — Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez all scored to lead Barcelona to a thrilling 3-1 comeback win over Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday, as the Spanish club snatched first place in Group F of the Champions League from the French side.

With both sides already qualified for the last 16, they made up for the lack of tension with a display of attacking football by two of Europe's top contenders.

PHOTO: Barcelona's Luis Suarez, center, scores a disallowed goal during a Group F Champions League soccer match between FC Barcelona and PSG at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday Dec. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
Barcelona's Luis Suarez, center, scores a disallowed goal during a Group F Champions League soccer match between FC Barcelona and PSG at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday Dec. 10, 2014. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

PSG's Zlatan Ibrahimovic started the scoring in a free-flowing first half at Camp Nou in the 15th minute.

Messi hit back four minutes later from Suarez's cross to take his competition record to 75 goals.

Both sides traded chances before Neymar netted from long distance three minutes before halftime.

Suarez tapped in Neymar's rebound to seal the victory in the 77th.

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