Sevilla’s Munir El Haddadi celebrates after scoring against Qarabag during their Europa League Group A match in Baku on Thursday. Reuters
Into the final of the Copa del Rey and with a comfortable 11-point lead at the top of La Liga, Barca coach Ernesto Valverde is expected to give a number of fringe players a chance when they visit bottom side Huesca on Saturday.
Lionel Messi finished with a bloody nose and swollen cheek but Barcelona left unscathed, with one foot in the semi-finals and Manchester United hoping for another Champions League miracle.
Four years have passed since Lionel Messi last reached a Champions League semi-final and his drought has become a source of unease for Barcelona ahead of their latest attempt on Tuesday.
On-song Virat Kohli is looking to topple Aussie run machine Steve Smith in the international batting rankings as India push for a whitewash over South Africa in the third Test starting on Saturday.
A constellation of cricket stars from across the globe descended on Abu Dhabi for the draft of the third edition of the Abu Dhabi T10 League on Wednesday. Over 100 international cricketers went under the hammer