Mbappe on target as PSG win without Messi and Neymar

Mbappe on target as PSG win without Messi and Neymar

Kylian Mbappe and Angel di Maria were both among the scorers as a Paris Saint-Germain side missing both Lionel Messi and Neymar won 4-2 away at Brest on Friday to make it three wins out of three this season in Ligue 1.
Pressure on Messi against Croatia after Ronaldo scores again at World Cup

Pressure on Messi against Croatia after Ronaldo scores again at World Cup

Lionel Messi is under increased pressure to redeem himself when Argentina face Croatia in Thursday's (Jun 21) pivotal match after eternal rival Cristiano Ronaldo scored his fourth goal of the World Cup to send Morocco packing.
Barcelona survive scare to reach semi-finals

Barcelona survive scare to reach semi-finals

Barcelona survived a huge scare from Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday to qualify for the Champions League semi-finals on away goals after a 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou.
Messi hits 50 in La Liga as Pep says adios to fans

Messi hits 50 in La Liga as Pep says adios to fans

Barcelona star Lionel Messi scored all four goals in a 4-0 rout of Espanyol to bring up his half century in La Liga and take his total goals tally for the season to a record-breaking 72 on Saturday.
Chelsea plot Barcelona ambush in Champions League

Chelsea plot Barcelona ambush in Champions League

Chelsea believe they can stymie the jaw-dropping goalscoring exploits of Lionel Messi and pull off an unlikely upset against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals Wednesday.
Chelsea plotting Barca ambush as rivalry resumes

Chelsea plotting Barca ambush as rivalry resumes

Chelsea believe they can stymie the jaw-dropping goalscoring exploits of Lionel Messi and pull off an unlikely upset against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals here Wednesday.
Messi hits 60th goal, eyes Muller 40-year record

Messi hits 60th goal, eyes Muller 40-year record

Lionel Messi became the first player in almost 40 years to score 60 goals in a single European top-flight season after a brace helped Barcelona come from behind to beat 10-man Zaragoza 4-1 on Saturday.
Goalshy Barcelona edge past Plzen

Goalshy Barcelona edge past Plzen

Holders Barcelona ran out 2-0 winners over Czech minnows Viktoria Plzen in their Champions League clash here on Wednesday.
Barcelona win thriller thanks to Messi double

Barcelona win thriller thanks to Messi double

A Lionel Messi double inspired European and Spanish champions Barcelona to a 3-2 victory over bitter rivals Real Madrid in their Super Cup second leg clash here on Wednesday and a 5-4 aggregate win.
Argentina swamp Costa Rica in Copa America

Argentina swamp Costa Rica in Copa America

A reborn Argentina swamped Costa Rica 3-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the Copa America in style courtesy of a brace from Sergio Aguero and another from Angel Di Maria.
Messi confident Argentina will bounce back in Copa

Messi confident Argentina will bounce back in Copa

Argentina have made a poor start to their Copa America campaign with two draws and do not look like a team ready to end a two-decade trophy drought, but they will recover and reach the quarter-finals, insists star Lionel Messi.
United ready to attack Barcelona in Euro showdown

United ready to attack Barcelona in Euro showdown

Barcelona will seek to seal their status as the finest team of their generation here Saturday when they face Manchester United at Wembley in the most eagerly-anticipated Champions League final in years.
Messi the key to Barca success

Messi the key to Barca success

While it was another impressive attacking display of football from Barcelona to knock Arsenal out of the Champions League, once again it was Lionel Messi who made the difference and showed he is a cut above his peers.