Lionel Messi netted yet another brilliant hat-trick as Barcelona continued their seemingly unstoppable march towards the LaLiga title with a comprehensive 4-1 win over Real Betis.
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Manchester United have been handed a testing Champions League quarter-final draw against Barcelona.
Lionel Messi saluted Cristiano Ronaldo’s efforts from the previous night after producing a superb display of his own in Barcelona’s thrashing of Lyon on Wednesday.
Lionel Messi scored two goals and set up two more as Barcelona moved into the Champions League quarter-finals with a 5-1 win over Lyon at the Nou Camp.
Liverpool have joined Manchester United, Tottenham and Manchester City in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, meaning English clubs have matched their own record in the competition.
Manchester City have joined Manchester United and Tottenham in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, meaning victory for Liverpool on Wednesday night would see English clubs match their own record in the competition.
Manchester City and Liverpool have the chance this week to help English clubs match their own Champions League record.
LaLiga leaders Barcelona cemented their dominance over rivals Real Madrid with a hard-earned 1-0 win on Saturday night.
LaLiga leaders Barcelona have a nine-point lead over Real Madrid heading into Saturday’s El Clasico at the Bernabeu.
Lionel Messi typically played down his latest hat-trick heroics after the 50th treble of his career helped Barcelona twice come from behind to beat Sevilla 4-2.
Lionel Messi added another statistical landmark to his collection with the 50th hat-trick of his career in Barcelona’s 4-2 LaLiga win over Sevilla.
Lionel Messi scored the 50th hat-trick of his career as Barcelona twice came from behind to defeat Sevilla 4-2 in LaLiga.
Barcelona’s low-scoring run continued as they were held to a 0-0 draw away to Lyon in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie.
Barcelona marked the signing of a new contact for coach Ernesto Valverde with a 1-0 win over relegation-battlers Real Valladolid to strengthen their grip at the top of LaLiga.
Marc-Andre Ter Stegen produced two fine saves to deny Athletic Bilbao victory as a lacklustre Barcelona were held to a goalless draw at the Estadio San Mames.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde will have star striker Lionel Messi back for Barcelona’s trip to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
Lionel Messi’s two goals salvaged a point for Barcelona but for once the Argentinian could not conjure up a victory as they were held to a 2-2 draw at home to Valencia.
Goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen came to Barcelona’s rescue as they overturned a two-goal first-leg deficit to thrash Sevilla and book their place in the Copa del Rey semi-finals.
Lionel Messi returns for Barcelona’s trip to Girona after being rested for the midweek Copa del Rey loss to Sevilla, with coach Ernesto Valverde admitting the league takes priority.
Cardiff have joined Lionel Messi and Diego Maradona in calling for the search to be resumed for the plane carrying their missing striker Emiliano Sala.