Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar. No, it's not your dream front line on the new edition of FIFA, but it is Barcelona's from October onwards. It's a mouth-watering prospect for any football fan, not just one who follows the Catalans,...Show More Summary
Lionel Messi looked in sublime form as he scored two goals in Barcelona's 3-0 opening win in La Liga at the weekend but few things show quite how masterful he is at his best than this slowed-down clip. The camera focuses on Messi asShow More Summary
LONDON (AP) — The season's first Associated Press global soccer poll has Lionel Messi back at the top of the list.
Lionel Messi made a blistering start to the season with a perfect WhoScored.com rating of 10. The Argentinian netted either side of half-time to help Barcelona to a 3-0 victory over Elche as Luis Enrique got off to a winning start as...Show More Summary
Ivan Rakitic was brought to Barcelona to bolster a flagging core, and early evidence suggests he's going to go above and beyond that. The Croatia star was the key piece of Sevilla 's midfield as they won the Europa League last season,...Show More Summary
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Bad World Cup memories be gone. Lionel Messi is back to his match-winning self.
Lionel Messi really turned on the skills during Barcelona’s opening game 3-0 La Liga win over Elche on Sunday night. See: Lionel Messi scored brilliant brace v Elche & the records keep tumbling [GIFs & Tweets]. And, it wasn’t just the two goals that Messi pulled off but numerous touches and pieces of skill that […]
Barcelona kicked off their new season with a thrilling 3-0 victory over Elche at the Camp Nou on Sunday. Lionel Messi was a spectacle to behold as usual, while a few other players brought the fans to their feet several times. However,...Show More Summary
Barcelona 3-0 Elche Lionel Messi opened his La Liga season in style with two goals to help Barcelona to a 3-0 victory over Elche at the Camp Nou. But the mercurial Argentina star was joined in the limelight by teenage forward Munir El-Haddadi,...Show More Summary
Barcelona got their 2014-15 season off to a winning start with a 3-0 home triumph over Elche on Sunday night. Lionel Messi scored twice and young forward Munir added another in a routine win, though Barcelona ended up with 10 men for...Show More Summary
Barcelona boss Luis Enrique hailed Lionel Messi's on his return to competitive action after the disappointment of losing the World Cup final as he scored twice in a 3-0 win over Elche on Sunday. "With Leo playing in his element we have taken the first step and now we move onto the second," said Enrique. Show More Summary
Even when down to 10 men after the sending off of Javier Mascherano, Barcelona dominated Elche to a massive (worrying?) degree in a 3-0 victory. And, on the opening weekend of La Liga, it was Lionel Messi who once again reminded us just how awesomely brilliant the diminutive Argentine is in front of goal. The […]
LONDON (AP) — Lionel Messi and Barcelona are already up and running at full speed in the Spanish league. Louis Van Gaal's Manchester United is still stumbling out of the blocks in the Premier League.
Barcelona’s 2014/15 campaign began with the surreal sight of a lucky black cat on the pitch which held up play for the first two minutes. The feline intruder will probably have taken the headlines from Luis Enrique’s brave, but necessary,...Show More Summary
After the black cat made an appearance at the Camp Nou, Barcelona hit the woodwork twice in the first half. But, it was Lionel Messi who broke the deadlock at the end of the first half. Javier Mascherano’s sending off before the break gave Elche a way back into things but Munir made it 2-0 […]
Luis Enrique got off to a winning start as Barcelona manager as they shrugged off Javier Mascherano's first-half red card to beat Elche 3-0 thanks to two goals from Lionel Messi on Sunday. Messi put the disappointment of losing the World...Show More Summary
Barcelona kicked off their 2014/15 La Liga campaign in style on Sunday, disposing of Elche 3-0 at the Nou Camp despite being reduced to 10 men. Midfielder Javier Mascherano was dismissed just before the interval, and while Elche’s one-man...Show More Summary
The ecstasy created by a Lionel Messi goal in Barcelona's opening 2014-15 La Liga match against Elche was quickly dispelled when Javier Mascherano picked up a red card at Camp Nou on Sunday. ESPN FC outlined the scene as it unfolded: Fox...Show More Summary
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored twice to help 10-man Barcelona start the Spanish league with a 3-0 win over Elche in the debut of coach Luis Enrique on Sunday, with the Argentina star looking eager to put last season's disappointments behind him.
It's only the first match of the season, but Lionel Messi already looks like, well, Lionel Messi. You would think that Lionel Messi would need a warm-up. But he doesn't. He is already in mid-season form. And so are the La Liga defenders. Show More Summary