Lionel Messi’s 45th Clasico on Saturday could also be his last as Barcelona look to rubberstamp their progress under Ronald Koeman by beating Real Madrid and claiming top spot in La Liga. The reward for the winners at Valdebebas will be knocking Atletico Madrid out
Lionel Messi gave up the chance for a hat-trick on Thursday as Barcelona held off a late fightback from Getafe to win 5-2 and stay in the race at the top of La Liga. Messi scored twice and could have had a third in injury-time at Camp Nou but deferred a penalty to Antoine Griezmann,
Lionel Messi underlined his worth to Barcelona by scoring a sensational free-kick on Sunday but Atletico Madrid are in charge of La Liga after beating Cadiz to stand 10 points clear at the top of the table. Two of the candidates in Barcelona’s
Lionel Messi was on the double for Barcelona on Wednesday in a 3-2 win over Athletic Bilbao, prompting coach Ronald Koeman to say his team can still win La Liga. Messi’s brace helped Barca reduce the gap behind league leaders Atletico Madrid to seven points,
Lionel Messi was on target after his return from suspension as Barcelona survived a scare against Rayo Vallecano to reach the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey on Wednesday. When Fran Garcia gave Rayo a surprise lead at Vallecas early in the second
Barcelona has finally put together a good run of matches to give fans hope of some success this season. Their problems off the field are far from over, though, with the club now trying to show they are fully behind Lionel Messi after the embarrassing
Following claims by Lionel Messi that the Copa America had been ‘fixed’ so the hosts would win, Tite — coach of champions Brazil — told the Argentina captain to show some respect.
Argentina’s 2-1 victory over Chile in the third-place match of the Copa America was overshadowed Lionel Messi’s send-off on Staurday. In a hot-contested match, five-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi and Chile captain Gary Medel
The five-time European champions will face either Liverpool or Porto in the last four in their first appearance at the stage of the competition since 2015.