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Lionel Messi moves in front of Luis Suarez at top of LaLiga scoring charts with brilliant brace in victory over Elche

Lionel Messi moves in front of Luis Suarez at top of LaLiga scoring charts with brilliant brace in victory over Elche

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Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona beat Elche to move within five points of La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid. The Argentine superstar returned to the top of the LaLiga scoring charts with his double, going two clear of his close pal and former teammate Luis Suarez. Getty Images - Getty Messi found the bottom corner to open the scoring from Martin Braithwaite’s backheel after the break.The Man City-linked forward then doubled the lead 20 minutes later, finishing smartly after a wonderful solo run and pass from Dutchman Frenkie de Jong. Left-back Jordi Alba wrapped up the win at the Camp Nou shortly after when he converted from Braithwaite’s header. NEWS Man City ease to

Crystal Palace seal dramatic smash-and-grab victory at Brighton, fans back in stadiums for final day of Premier League season, ‘Mourinho NOT to blame for Tottenham crisis’, Rice wants Lingard to stay at West Ham – football news and gossip LIVE

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]Wow, what a weekend of Premier League action that was. From Everton’s historic victory over Liverpool at Anfield, to West Ham’s thrilling win against Tottenham, Man City beating Arsenal to make it 18 wins in a row and Bruno Fernandes continuing his stunning form as Manchester United beat Newcastle. And if that wasn’t good enough […] talkSPORT
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 Leeds United: Illan Meslier’s own goal gives hosts victory

Wolverhampton Wanderers 1-0 Leeds United: Illan Meslier’s own goal gives hosts victory

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Illan Meslier's unfortunate own goal following Adama Traore's sensational strike gave Wolverhampton Wanderers victory against Leeds in an entertaining Premier League encounter. There was little to separate the sides before Traore hit a thunderous effort from distance just after the hour and the ball hit the crossbar before rebounding off the back of Meslier's head into the Leeds goal.The visitors had gone close to scoring themselves just moments earlier when Rui Patricio denied Liam Cooper's header from point-blank range before the follow-up by Patrick Bamford was scrambled clear. Bamford also thought he had snatched an equaliser late on as he powered through on goal before finishing brilliantly but he was flagged just offside, before ex-Wolves winger Helder Costa spurned a glorious chance...
Scotland 24-25 Wales: Visitors roar to narrow victory at Murrayfield

Scotland 24-25 Wales: Visitors roar to narrow victory at Murrayfield

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Scotland: (17) 24Tries: Graham, Hogg (2); Pens: Russell; Cons: Russell (3)Wales: (8) 25Tries: Rees-Zammit (2), L Williams, W Jones; Pens: Halfpenny; Cons: SheedyWales edged out 14-man Scotland in a mesmeric thriller at Murrayfield to maintain their 100% start to their Six Nations campaign.Tries from Darcy Graham and Stuart Hogg had the Scots in a 17-8 half-time lead. But a frantic seven minutes saw the hosts have a try disallowed and Zander Fagerson sent off, while the visitors went over twice to swing the momentum.A Wyn Jones try was bookended by two from Louis Rees-Zammit, the latter proving crucial in the bonus-point win.Scotland claimed a losing bonus point too, but 20-year-old Rees-Zammit's efforts were the highlight of the encounter.His first try came just moments before the break to...
Man City 2-0 Aston Villa: City go top after hard-earned victory

Man City 2-0 Aston Villa: City go top after hard-earned victory

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Late goals from Bernardo Silva and Ilkay Gundogan ended Aston Villa's resistance as Manchester City moved top of the Premier League for the first time this season - for a few hours before neighbours United regained the leadership.Pep Guardiola's side were knocked off the summit later on Wednesday as Manchester United beat Fulham, but the determination they showed to claim their sixth successive league win underlined that they are here to stay in this title race.Villa's first team, playing their first game since New Year's Day because of a coronavirus outbreak at the club, showed no after-effects of their 19-day hiatus and produced a dogged defensive display.They held out until the 79th minute, when Rodri controversially stole the ball off Tyrone Mings and fed Bernardo, who brilliantly fire...