Ernesto Valverde hopes Barcelona’s 2-2 draw at Eibar will serve as a wake-up call ahead of the Copa del Rey final.
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Lionel Messi struck twice for Barcelona as the title-winners were held to a 2-2 draw at Eibar in their final league game of the season.
Wounded Barcelona signed off their home LaLiga campaign with a 2-0 victory over Getafe, whose hopes of a maiden top-four finish are now out of their hands.
Luis Suarez apologised for the manner of Barcelona’s Champions League exit and insists the players are ready to face the “bullets” now heading for them after the failure.
Celta Vigo beat a much-changed Barcelona 2-0 at Estadio de Balaidos to take a big step towards securing LaLiga survial.
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde insists his team are not taking Celta Vigo lightly, despite his decision to rest eight senior players for Saturday’s away match.
Liverpool vice-captain James Milner has no intention of allowing their Nou Camp disappointment derail their bid to wrest the Premier League title from Manchester City – and he has not written off their European hopes either.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has told his players they will have to play like Lionel Messi if they want to set up a Champions League final meeting with the Barcelona great.
Gary Lineker has responded to criticism of his frenzied celebrations of Lionel Messi’s stunning free-kick goal against Liverpool, saying he was simply “celebrating greatness”.
Liverpool defender Andy Robertson learned a painful lesson at the hands of Lionel Messi after getting a first-hand experience of the magic the Argentina international can conjure.
Virgil Van Dijk insists Liverpool’s players still believe they can reach another Champions League final despite their 3-0 semi-final first-leg defeat in Barcelona.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp refuses to give up on the side’s dream of reaching successive Champions League finals despite a 3-0 defeat in Barcelona.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was disappointed his side did not get the reward their performance deserved after a 3-0 defeat in their Champions League semi-final first leg in Barcelona left them with a mountain to climb.
Lionel Messi went a long way to delivering on his pre-season promise to win the Champions League with two goals – one a brilliant trademark free-kick – in a 3-0 first-leg semi-final victory over Liverpool.
Lionel Messi scored against a sixth English opponent in the Champions League when he found the net against Liverpool.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp refuses to consider the prospect of the Champions League being their best chance of silverware this season.
Liverpool defender Virgil Van Dijk returns to the Nou Camp this week hoping to erase the memory of his only other appearance at the home of Barcelona.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde refused to apologise for having to rely so heavily on Lionel Messi to solve their problems after the Argentinian scored the goal which secured an eighth title in 11 years.
Lionel Messi fittingly scored the goal which ensured Barcelona retained their LaLiga title with a 1-0 win over struggling Levante.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valderde does not expect Atletico Madrid to hand the title to them by losing to Valencia on Wednesday.