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Messi nets sublime hat-trick as Barcelona rout Mallorca

12 December, 2019 8:23 am 8:23 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Lionel Messi celebrated his sixth Ballon D’Or award with a brilliant hat-trick as Barcelona moved back top of La Liga with an emphatic 5-2 victory over Real Mallorca. Real Madrid had climbed three points clear after beating Espanyol, but Ernesto Valverde’s side were at their vibrant best as they dispatched visitors Mallorca … Read More


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Magical Messi sends Barcelona top in Valladolid rout

10 October, 2019 9:03 am 9:03 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Barcelona captain Lionel Messi scored two goals and set up two more as the Catalans thrashed Real Valladolid 5-1 to move top of La Liga. Ernesto Valverde’s side ran out comfortable winners at the Camp Nou, where Saturday’s Clasico against Real Madrid was due to be played before it was postponed until … Read More


Mallorca make dream start to life back in La Liga

08 August, 2019 10:43 am 10:43 am

PALMA, Spain (Reuters) – Real Mallorca made a dream return to La Liga with a 2-1 victory over Eibar at the Estadi Son Moix  less than two months after sealing back-to-back promotions to rejoin Spain’s soccer elite. It is holiday season on the Ballaeric island but fans clad in the club’s red colours flocked to … Read More


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Barca beaten in Bilbao by thunderous strike from Aduriz

08 August, 2019 10:21 am 10:21 am

BILBAO (Reuters) – La Liga champions Barcelona fell to their first opening day defeat of the season in 11 years when they were beaten 1-0 at Athletic Bilbao thanks to a sensational late overhead kick from veteran striker Aritz Aduriz. The 38-year-old came off the bench late in the game and soon made Barca pay … Read More


Marvellous Messi hits hat-trick as Barca torment Betis

03 March, 2019 1:36 pm 1:36 pm

SEVILLE, Spain (Reuters) – 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 … Read More


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La Liga to broadcast second tier games on Youtube

01 January, 2019 10:07 am 10:07 am

(Reuters) – Matches from the second tier of Spanish football, known as La Liga 123, are to be broadcast on Youtube with English commentary in a bid to boost the division’s international appeal, the league’s organising body has announced. The broadcasts, which begin on Friday with Cadiz’s game against Granada, will be available in Africa, … Read More


Messi ruled out for three weeks with fractured arm

10 October, 2018 9:13 am 9:13 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Barcelona captain Lionel Messi will be out of action for three weeks after he fractured his right arm during 4-2 La Liga win over Sevilla, a club statement said. The injury ruled him out of the ‘Clasico’ against arch rivals Real Madrid on Oct. 28. Ousmane Dembele replaced Messi in the 25th … Read More


Barca, Atletico scrape past La Liga new boys

08 August, 2018 9:35 am 9:35 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Barcelona and Atletico Madrid were both made to work hard for narrow 1-0 victories over newly-promoted duo Real Valladolid and Rayo Vallecano . Ernesto Valverde’s side were second best for large parts of their visit to the Jose Zorilla, however a second half strike from Ousmane Dembele ultimately proved the difference. Valladolid … Read More