Recall after the game against Espanyol on Sunday, Quique Sanchez Flores had hugged Messi and Iniesta for their wonderful display against his side. Now the Espanyol coach found himself apologizing for complimenting the Barcelona no.10.
Although Lionel Messi scored just one goal in the late minute of the game against Espanyol that ended 4–1, fans and players of Barcelona were still thrilled and satisfied with his performance on the pitch. Espanyol coach Quique Sanchez Flores is no different as even though his side lost as a result of Leo’s performance, he was still seduced by his display.
After the victory between the two Catalonia club, Luis Suarez spoke to the media about the the outstanding performance of his teammate Lionel Messi. The Uruguayan scored the first two goals for the Blaugranas.
Real Madrid star man Cristiano Ronaldo have recently received the Ballon d’Or award. Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli have opened up on the award while speaking to the press ahead of the weekend game. He stressed that Lionel Messi deserve the award more than the Portuguese man.
The former FC Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez have opened up on the choice to give Cristiano Ronaldo the Ballon d’Or award. However, the midfielder have condemned the the criteria for choosing the Ballon d’Or winner which is the best player and not the player with the most trophies.
After the impressive performance that lead to his hat-trick against West Ham in the English Premier League game, Alexis Sanchez admitted to the press that his stay at Barcelona has helped him carry on. The Arsenal striker has attributed good nutrition and firm fitness to his success in the English club.
Luis Enrique’s wedding gift to Aleix Vidal was to give him a chance to prove himself worthy of playing in his team. The right back defender did not disappoint this time around. After staging a good performance against Hercules, the coach gave him another chance to play against Borussia M’gladbach. This time he was outstanding.
Arda Turan recorded his first Champions League hat-trick against Borussia M’gladbach on Tuesday night. Also, Lionel Messi opened the goal chat for the team with a goal in the game. The Turk however spoke to the press about the game and his team.