What stat did Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta break at the Bridge?

Messi and Iniesta were the protagonists in the 1-1 draw at Chelsea

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Lionel Messi and Andres Iniesta saved Barcelona in the 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge. They create the equaliser, with Iniesta feeding Messi - the inverse of what happened in 2009 at the 'Iniestazo'. 

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However, before they even combined to score on Tuesday, they created history. They became the pair of players who have played the most games together in Champions League history.

They played together 97 times. Against Chelsea they beat the previous record of Xavi Hernandez and Carles Puyol, who played 96 games toether, while in third place are Raul Gonzalez and Roberto Carlos, 94 games.

A stat they celebrated by combining for the goal.



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