Monday 22 September 2014

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The Argentina international picked up two yellow cards for fouls on the Brazil-born Spaniard but believes the Blues striker should have been dismissed as well

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Lionel Messi shone in a five-star showing in Valencia, picking up two assists and netting a beautiful chip as Barca ran out as comfortable victors against 10-man hosts Levante

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The Colchoneros captain has expressed his disappointment after his side could not take all three points in their home tie against Eduardo Berizzo's men

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The Catalan giants will be looking to maintain their perfect start to the season when they travel to Valencia, against the club currently propping up the rest of the division

Sunday 21 September 2014

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Despite criticisms of their transfer policy, the Blancos president says he has confidence the playing staff already in place have what it takes to lead the club to more success

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The Blaugrana side have started the season perfectly while Sunday's opponents sit bottom of the table, but the coach insists his side should not take them lightly

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The Spain international claims he "takes advantage" of physical match-ups and will punish defenders who rile him as the table-toppers prepare to face the Premier League champions

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The Argentine coach says the winger's withdrawal during the draw with Celta was to give his side a greater aerial threat as they searched for a winner

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The Partenopei were slated by their supporters after last week's loss at home to Chievo but they showed great spirit in coming from behind to beat the Czechs on Thursday

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Miranda and Diego Godin helped the Rojiblancos turn the game around after Pablo Hernandez's brilliant backheel but Nolito's penalty earned the visitors a draw

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The Brazilian cancelled out Pablo Hernandez's superb opener but then gifted Nolito a penalty after Diego Godin had put the Rojiblancos into a winning position

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The Brazil was photographed enjoying a short break in the Italian city but the Blaugrana boss says he encourages his players to "enjoy themselves"

Saturday 20 September 2014

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Diego Simeone's men beat city rivals Real Madrid in their last league encounter and continue the defence of their La Liga crown on Saturday evening

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COMMENT: The Basque midfielder came in with half an hour left and added a stability which allowed Real to go on and kill off the game against Deportivo