Lionel Messi routinely delivers magic for Barcelona but his third goal vs. Betis was interstellar

Here are three sentences whose words do no justice to the majesty of their content: In the depths of a molecular cloud, a star is born. Neil Armstrong walked on the moon. Lionel Messi chipped Pau Lopez in Barcelona’s 4-1 win at Real Betis on Sunday. All three of the above sentences represent events that are noteworthy on an intergalactic scale. They all mark moments … Continue reading Lionel Messi routinely delivers magic for Barcelona but his third goal vs. Betis was interstellar

Manchester United built ‘to win big things’ but Barcelona are UCL favourites – Pochettino

Despite them being big underdogs, Alejandro Moreno believes Manchester United have more of a chance than people think in their quarterfinal Champions League tie against Barcelona. Following two straight losses, the FC crew weigh up the pros and cons of making Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United’s permanent manager. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says Manchester United are a club built “to win big things” ahead of … Continue reading Manchester United built ‘to win big things’ but Barcelona are UCL favourites – Pochettino

Lionel Messi: Barcelona forward’s superb hat-trick sees off Real Betis

Lionel Messi gave Pau Lopez no chance with his 18th-minute free-kick Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick of the highest quality as Barcelona avenged their defeat by Real Betis earlier in the season to move 10 points clear at the top of La Liga. His first was a 20-yard free-kick before he converted Luis Suarez’s backheel pass with a toe-poked strike. The pick of the bunch … Continue reading Lionel Messi: Barcelona forward’s superb hat-trick sees off Real Betis

Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona breaks world record for women’s club match

A world record for a women’s club match was in attendance to see Barcelona beat Atletico Madrid. Atletico Madrid set a new world record attendance for a women’s match between two clubs sides as 60,739 people were at Sunday’s league game against title rivals Barcelona. Atletico usually play their home games at the club’s training ground but the demand for tickets forced them to move … Continue reading Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona breaks world record for women’s club match

Griezmann looking for Atletico exit Barcelona not considering deal – sources

Despite them being big underdogs, Alejandro Moreno believes Manchester United have more of a chance than people think in their quarterfinal Champions League tie against Barcelona. Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes give their early predictions of how the Champions League quarterfinals will pan out. The Portuguese superstar scored a pivotal hat trick against Atletico Madrid, while Manchester City put seven past Schalke. Antoine Griezmann has … Continue reading Griezmann looking for Atletico exit Barcelona not considering deal – sources

LIVE Transfer Talk: Griezmann wants Barcelona move after reconsidering Atletico future

Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes give their early predictions of how the Champions League quarterfinals will pan out. Despite being big underdogs Alejandro Moreno believes Manchester United have more of a chance than people think in their quarterfinal Champions League tie against Barcelona. Antoine Griezmann sits down exclusively with ESPN’s Martin Ainstein to discuss his love for American sports and his hopes of finishing his … Continue reading LIVE Transfer Talk: Griezmann wants Barcelona move after reconsidering Atletico future

Lionel Messi bags hat trick, Luis Suarez impresses as Barcelona thrash Real Betis

Lionel Messi and Luis Suárez put on a show for the fans at Benito Villamarín Stadium, leading Barcelona to an easy victory. Shaka Hislop chooses not to get drawn into comparisons between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi following the Argentine’s 33rd La Liga hat trick. Lionel Messi scored a stunning hat trick as Barcelona beat Real Betis 4-1 on Sunday to move 10 points clear … Continue reading Lionel Messi bags hat trick, Luis Suarez impresses as Barcelona thrash Real Betis

Real Betis vs. Barcelona – Football Match Report – March 17, 2019

Lionel Messi was lauded by opposition supporters on Sunday after he scored an outstanding hat-trick in Barcelona’s 4-1 win at Real Betis, which put the Catalans 10 points clear at the top of La Liga with 10 games remaining. With Barca’s nearest challengers Atletico Madrid falling to a 2-0 defeat at Athletic Bilbao the previous day, Messi got Barca off to an ideal start by … Continue reading Real Betis vs. Barcelona – Football Match Report – March 17, 2019

Barcelona boss Valverde takes blame for Dembele ‘risk’ against Lyon

Despite being big underdogs Alejandro Moreno believes Manchester United have more of a chance than people think in their quarterfinal Champions League tie against Barcelona. Shaka Hislop presents his weekly Power Rankings, where quite a few Premier League clubs find their way into the top 10. Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes give their early predictions of how the Champions League quarterfinals will pan out. Craig … Continue reading Barcelona boss Valverde takes blame for Dembele ‘risk’ against Lyon

Champions League predictions Barcelona to beat Man United City to edge Spurs

The draw for the Champions League quarterfinals has thrown up some classic ties as Europe’s biggest clubs attempt to reach this season’s final in Madrid. Tottenham face Manchester City in an all-Premier League tie, while there are two heavyweight clashes between multiple winners with Ajax, conquerors of Real Madrid, facing Juventus and Manchester United taking on Barcelona. Liverpool will believe they have one foot in … Continue reading Champions League predictions Barcelona to beat Man United City to edge Spurs

Man United face Barcelona in UCL as Liverpool draw FC Porto

Gab Marcotti believes that Cristiano Ronaldo’s stellar performance against Atletico Madrid only begins to justify the huge sum Juventus paid for him. Steve Nicol credits Liverpool for their return to the final eight of the Champions League, despite not playing to the high standard they set last season. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will return to the scene of one of his most famous nights after Manchester … Continue reading Man United face Barcelona in UCL as Liverpool draw FC Porto