Barcelona’s Gerard Pique (left) and team-mates applaud fans after winning their Champions League 1st leg last 8 match on Tuesday. AFP
Luis Suarez's 12th minute back-post header was deflected past David de Gea by United left-back Shaw.
Messi was hauled to the ground in the first half by a diving Unai Bustinza wrapping two arms around his waist and he was knocked over again in the second, this time earning a penalty, which he converted.
The Argentina star has already been ruled out of the team's trip to Florida for a one-off friendly against Napoli in Miami on Wednesday.
Mumbai Indians, armed with big-money signing Cameron Green, will bid for a record-extending sixth title when the Indian Premier League (IPL) starts on Friday, in what could be Chennai veteran MS Dhoni’s swansong. The 16th edition also returns to its pre-Covid glory days, with 74 matches scheduled at 12 venues over eight
Argentina captain Lionel Messi on Tuesday scored his 100th international goal for the reigning world champions as they romped to a 7-0 friendly win over outclassed Curacao. Seven-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi opened the scoring against the Caribbean island minnows on 20 minutes in Santiago del Estero.
Francisco Javier Rodriguez and Ignacio Gonzalez battled past Roberto Rodriguez and Martin Nochese 7-5, 3-6, 6-4 to reach the final of the UAEPA 100-point open classification category of the Padel Championship at the 10th NAS Sports Tournament in Dubai on Tuesday. Held under the theme ‘Limitless Abilities’ and organized