Edinson Cavani poke to the press ahead of the Champions League clash between his side and FC Barcelona. The Uruguayan did not fail to talk about the attacking trio of the Catalan club as he was full of praise for Messi, Suarez and Neymar. But he believes Paris Saint Germain can take out Barcelona in the Champions league knockout stage.
The trident of FC Barcelona return to their scoring ability as Luis Suarez scored with a perfect cross from Neymar, while the Brazilian scored with the penalty award to Barcelona and Lionel Messi scored with a direct and perfect free kick. While the opponent were only able to put a goal against the Catalan club leaving the goals on aggregate to 4–3. [HIGHLIGHT BELOW]
It is the return leg of the Copa del Rey game between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao and Messi’s free kick goal decided the fate of the Catalan club in the competition. Within one week, the Argentine scored three free kick goals. [VIDEO BELOW]
Beginning from the Champions League game against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium and not including the Copa del Rey game against Hercules, Barcelona has scored a total of 20 goals. Out of the 20 goals, 11 have being scored by Lionel Messi from November 1, 2016.
Although Barcelona lost to Athletic Club Bilbao in their first game of 2017, it did not hinder Leo from scoring for his side. Now Lionel Messi is one of the very few players in Europe to have scored in all competitions after recording his 24th goal of the season. [VIDEO BELOW]
With voting from fans from all over the world, Europe’s football governing body UEFA have come out with their best XI (eleven). The voting took place on the official website of UEFA and three Barcelona players couldn’t be left out of it.
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.
Lionel Messi left Barcelona immediately after his enormous display of skills in the game against Espanyol. The Argentine have already started his Christmas holiday and is already in his home town in Rosario Argentina with his family.
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.