Champions League: Lyon frustrate wasteful Barcelona to earn a goalless draw in first leg of last-16 clash
Barcelona were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw at Olympique Lyonnais in their Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday as both sides remained unbeaten in this season’s competition.
Champions League: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde hopes team's away-day blues are behind them ahead of Lyon clash
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde hopes his team have learned the lessons of last year' humiliation in Rome as they look for a rare win on the road in the Champions League in Tuesday's clash with Lyon.
LaLiga: "I didn't expect all this,' says Barcelona forward Lionel Messi after claiming fifth Golden Shoe
Lionel Messi, who also earned the Golden Shoe award in 2009-10, 2011-12, 2012-13 and 2016-17, led Barcelona to a league and cup domestic double last season.
LaLiga: Barcelona forward Lionel Messi collects record fifth Golden Show award after outscoring Mohamed Salah, Harry Kane
Lionel Messi's Golden Shoe award ceremony was attended by Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, as well as fellow players like Sergio Busquets and Sergi Roberto.
La Liga: Ten-men Barcelona held by Girona, halt defending champions' unbeaten run; Valencia's wait for first win continues
Barcelona strong start was derailed when defender Clement Lenglet was sent off 35 minutes into his first league start for the club after elbowing Pere Pons, a decision made after referee Jesus Gil Manzano consulted the video assistant referee (VAR).
La Liga: Barcelona to launch official complaint over 'potato field' pitch at Valladolid's Jose Zorilla stadium
La Liga favourites Barcelona will raise an official complaint over the state of the football field during their away match at Real Valladolid, which caused disruptions in the game.
La Liga: Lionel Messi set to captain Barcelona in 2018-19 season with Sergio Busquets, Gerard Pique acting as deputies
Lionel Messi will captain Barcelona this season with Sergio Busquets and Gerard Pique acting as the Argentine legend's lieutenants, the club announced on Friday.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Spain will not make the mistake of underestimating Morocco, says coach Fernando Hierro
Spain coach Fernando Hierro said on Sunday his players would not make the mistake of underestimating a Morocco side playing for pride in their World Cup Group B decider in Kaliningrad.
FIFA World Cup 2018: Diego Costa nets winner to help Spain eke out narrow victory over stubborn Iran
A lucky Diego Costa goal handed World Cup hopefuls Spain their first win of the World Cup although dogged Iran came close to causing a major upset
FIFA World Cup 2018: Chelsea's Alvaro Morata, Marcos Alonso, Cesc Fabregas left out of 23-man Spain squad
Morata paid the price for a disappointing debut season in the Premier League as Spain coach Julen Lopetegui picked Iago Aspas and Rodrigo Moreno up front, along with Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa.
La Liga: Five-star Levante pull off thrilling win over Barcelona to end Catalan club's unbeaten league run
Philippe Coutinho hit a hat-trick but could not save Barcelona's unbeaten season as the Catalans were left stunned by an extraordinary 5-4 defeat to Levante on Sunday
Champions League: Barcelona rue mistakes following Roma shocker; skipper Andres Iniesta calls loss 'massive disappointment'
Barcelona went to Rome leading 4-1 after the first leg of their quarter-final tie, but a 3-0 loss at the Stadio Olimpico condemned the five-time European champions to a defeat on away goals
Champions League: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde expects Roma to have more 'intensity' in second-leg
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said on Monday he expects a Roma backlash in their Champions League quarter-final second leg at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday.
Champions League: Lionel Messi expected to be fit in time for Barcelona's quarter-final clash against Roma
Lionel Messi is expected back for Wednesday's Champions League quarter-final first leg against Roma and for Barcelona his return cannot come soon enough.
Busquets' injury comes at a bad time too for Spain, with coach Julen Lopetegui due to announce on Friday his squad for friendlies against Germany and Argentina.
Champions League: Chelsea face uphill task against resilient Barcelona with quarter-final spot at stake
Chelsea enjoyed success at Stamford Bridge with a dogmatic approach when only Messi's equaliser spoilt what was otherwise a controlled Blues performance.
Champions League: Spotlight on Antonio Conte's tactics as Chelsea travel to Barcelona for most crucial match of season
Chelsea’s chances of qualifying for the quarter-finals rest primarily on Hazard’s ball progression through the middle of the pitch and Willian’s ruthlessness in front of the goal.
Champions League: Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde lauds 'brave' Andre Gomes for revealing struggles at club
Gomes has faced heavy criticism from media and supporters since joining Barcelona and said that life at the club had become a "bit of a hell."
Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets hit out at La Liga’s schedulers after his side beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 on Sunday in a top-of-the-table clash less than 72 hours after playing away in the Canary Islands.
La Liga: Lionel Messi produces moment of magic as solid Barcelona leave uninspired Atletico Madrid behind
In what was touted as a match between two of La Liga's most in-form men, Messi outshone Griezmann with ease, providing the decisive contribution that helped decide the tie.