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Champions League: Liverpool defeats Bayern Munich, Barcelona wins

Champions League: Liverpool defeats Bayern Munich, Barcelona wins

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March 13 (UPI) -- Lionel Messi scored twice to push Barcelona past Lyon and into the Champions League quarterfinals, and Liverpool defeated Bayern Munich to advance to the next round. Liverpool's Sadio Mane scored a goal in each half to guide his club to a 3-1 win Wednesday in the round of 16. The teams played to a scoreless draw in the first meeting, leaving the clubs in a must-win situation. Mane got Liverpool on the board first with a goal in the 26th minute. He settled a long pass from Virgil van Dijk, spun back to his right and chipped the ball into an open net past Bayern goaltender Manuel Neuer. Bayern struck back before halftime when Liverpool's Joel Matip redirected a cross from Serge Gnabry into his own net. Liverpool retook the lead when van Dijk powered a header past Neuer f...
Real Madrid 0-3 Barcelona (1-4 on aggregate): Luis Suarez scores twice as holders progress to sixth consecutive Copa del Rey final

Real Madrid 0-3 Barcelona (1-4 on aggregate): Luis Suarez scores twice as holders progress to sixth consecutive Copa del Rey final

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THREE AND EASY Suarez's brace included an audacious panenka penalty while Raphael Varane netted an own-goal Luis Suarez scored twice to help earn Barcelona a 3-0 win (4-1 on aggregate) over Real Madrid in El Clasico and secure them a place in the Copa del Rey final for sixth consecutive season. Barcelona celebrate their 3-0 victory The home side were dominant but failed to take any of their chances and, following a goalless first-half, Barcelona made the breakthrough when Suarez finished from Ousmane Dembele’s cross. An own-goal from Raphael Varane on 69 minutes doubled Barcelona’s advantage and Suarez added his second with an audacious penalty, which he chipped past Keylor Navas. More to follow.. Let's block...
Watch: Lionel Messi rips spectacular golazo, saves Barcelona in draw

Watch: Lionel Messi rips spectacular golazo, saves Barcelona in draw

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Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Lionel Messi scored twice after Barcelona trailed 2-0 to Valencia, saving his squad for a 2-2 draw in the La Liga clash on Saturday at Camp Nou in Barcelona. His equalizer was an absolute golazo. Arturo Vidal heeled a pass back to Messi at the top of the box during the sequence. The Argentine striker tapped the ball once to his left before ripping a shot between several defenders. The ball went out wide left before curling back in and beating keeper Neto in the 64th minute. Barcelona went down 1-0 after Valencia's Kevin Gameiro beat Marc-Andre ter Stegen in the 24th minute. Daniel Parejo netted a penalty kick in the 32nd minute for a 2-0 lead at Camp Nou. Messi's cut the Valencia lead in half with a penatly kick in the 39th minute, making the score 2-1 at halftime. He retu...
Barcelona 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Lucas Moura goal sends Spurs through

Barcelona 1-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Lucas Moura goal sends Spurs through

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Lucas Moura's 85th-minute equaliser against Barcelona saw Tottenham achieve a remarkable qualification for the Champions League last 16.Spurs, with one point from their first three games, needed to match or better Inter Milan's result at home to PSV Eindhoven and were set for elimination after Mauro Icardi had levelled for the Italian club in the 73rd minute.There was an agonising wait for Spurs before it was announced that Inter had failed to find a winner against Group B's bottom side. Tottenham had gone behind to Ousmane Dembele's early strike but then peppered Barcelona's defence with wave after wave of attacks, with both Harry Kane and Son Heung-min going close.They finally made the deci...
Cristhian Stuani: From misused at Middlesbrough to outscoring Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi in La Liga

Cristhian Stuani: From misused at Middlesbrough to outscoring Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi in La Liga

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Ten strikes, ten points won. Everything he touches turns to goals.Just as he twice rose above the Espanyol defence to slam home two bullet headers in Sunday’s Catalan derby, one striker towers above all other forwards in La Liga’s scoring charts at the moment – including Lionel Messi. Arise, Super Cristhian Stuani. Yes, Middlesbrough fans, that Cristhian Stuani. | #LaLiga Player of the Week | Cristhian Stuani's brace helped Girona to a 3-1 victory on Sunday, and took him to the top of the division's scoring chart 🌟 The former @Boro man is on fire 🔥 pic.twitter.com/n9MUStaCFE — Eleven Sports (@ElevenSports_UK) November 27, 2018 It turns out that the guy who was wasted out on the wing during his stint in English football happens to be one o...