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La Liga Barca close in as Real fixture is called off - Pulse Nigeria

La Liga Barca close in as Real fixture is called offPulse NigeriaMadrid have two games in hand, the first of which was supposed to take place on Sunday at Celta Vigo. Published: 06.02.2017; Pulse News Agency International By AFP. Print; eMail · Barcelona's Alcacer celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal ...and more »

Messi happy to be substituted as Alcacer & Vidal step up for rotated Barca - Goal.com;

Messi happy to be substituted as Alcacer & Vidal step up for rotated Barca - Goal.com

Goal.comMessi happy to be substituted as Alcacer & Vidal step up for rotated BarcaGoal.comA rare sight at Camp Nou. With 26 minutes still left on the clock in the Primera Division clash between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao, Lionel Messi was substituted. Far from angry, however, he looked happy to be brought off as Luis Enrique's rotation ...and more »

Luis Enrique snaps at reporter after being asked if Lionel Messi was unhappy at being substituted - Sportskeeda;

Luis Enrique snaps at reporter after being asked if Lionel Messi was unhappy at being substituted - Sportskeeda

SportskeedaLuis Enrique snaps at reporter after being asked if Lionel Messi was unhappy at being substitutedSportskeedaLionel Messi was unusually substituted by Luis Enrique after about an hour of game time during the 3-0 win against Atheltic Bilbao last night. This is one of the more rare occasions this season when the little magician has been given a break by his ...and more »

Luis Enrique hails fringe players after Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 3-0 - The Hard Tackle;

Luis Enrique hails fringe players after Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 3-0 - The Hard Tackle

The Hard TackleLuis Enrique hails fringe players after Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 3-0The Hard TackleThe Catalans continued their push to close the gap to Real Madrid and are now only 1 point behind the league leaders, although Los Blancos do have two games in hand. Barcelona also moved into 2nd position ahead of Sevilla, who have one game in hand.and more »

La Liga: Lionel Messi registers record as Barcelona beat Athletico Bilbao 3-0 - India.com;

La Liga: Lionel Messi registers record as Barcelona beat Athletico Bilbao 3-0 - India.com

India.comLa Liga: Lionel Messi registers record as Barcelona beat Athletico Bilbao 3-0India.comThe third and final goal came from Alexi Vidal who scored the most impressive goal of the match to finish off an audacious solo run midway through the second half. By Sudipta Biswas | Published: February 5, 2017 1:33 PM IST Follow Email. 0 Shares.and more »

Barcelona's Rafinha suffers gruesome head injury vs Athletic Bilbao - GiveMeSport;

Barcelona's Rafinha suffers gruesome head injury vs Athletic Bilbao - GiveMeSport

GiveMeSportBarcelona's Rafinha suffers gruesome head injury vs Athletic BilbaoGiveMeSportBarcelona were able to keep the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a win against Athletic Bilbao on Saturday. The Catalans ran riot in a comfortable 3-0 victory at the Camp Nou, which featured a record-breaking goal for Lionel Messi.and more »

Messi breaks Barcelona's free-kick record - Daily Post Nigeria;

Messi breaks Barcelona's free-kick record - Daily Post Nigeria

Daily Post NigeriaMessi breaks Barcelona's free-kick recordDaily Post NigeriaLionel Messi broke another Barcelona record on Saturday, as his goal from a set-piece saw him become the most prolific free-kick scorer in the history of the club. Messi has now surpassed Ronald Koeman's tally of 26. Barca had taken the lead against ...and more »

La Liga game week 21: Roundup and results - Oneindia;

La Liga game week 21: Roundup and results - Oneindia

OneindiaLa Liga game week 21: Roundup and resultsOneindiaFC Barcelona thrashed Athletic Bilbao 3-0 in the headlining match, Real Madrid's match against Celta Vigo got postponed due to poor weather. By: Ritabrata Banerjee. Updated: Monday, February 6, 2017, 10:19 [IST] ...and more »

La Liga: Lionel Messi's free kick helps Barcelona close in on Real Madrid - Catch News;

La Liga: Lionel Messi's free kick helps Barcelona close in on Real Madrid - Catch News

Catch NewsLa Liga: Lionel Messi's free kick helps Barcelona close in on Real MadridCatch NewsLionel Messi struck another trademark free-kick as Barcelona moved to within one point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao. Madrid have two games in hand, the first of which was supposed to take place on Sunday at Celta Vigo.and more »

Barcelona breaks 100-goal barrier - Sportstarlive;

Barcelona breaks 100-goal barrier - Sportstarlive

SportstarliveBarcelona breaks 100-goal barrierSportstarliveBarcelona has crossed the landmark of 100 goals in all its competitions this season, becoming the first club to in Europe's top five leagues to do so. Joe Wright. 05 February, 2017 09:58 IST. neymarandmessi. Barcelona defeated Athletic Bilbao 3-0 on ...and more »

La Liga 2016/17: Barcelona 3-0 Athletic Bilbao, Player ratings - Sportskeeda;

La Liga 2016/17: Barcelona 3-0 Athletic Bilbao, Player ratings - Sportskeeda

SportskeedaLa Liga 2016/17: Barcelona 3-0 Athletic Bilbao, Player ratingsSportskeedaHaving beaten Barca recently in Copa del Ray, Athletic Bilbao visited Camp Nou full of confidence with plans to pull off an upset. However, despite troubling Barca a bit early on in the game, the never looked much like winning. It was Paco Alcacer's ...and more »

Barca closes gap at top of La Liga with victory - Chinchilla News;

Barca closes gap at top of La Liga with victory - Chinchilla News

Chinchilla NewsBarca closes gap at top of La Liga with victoryChinchilla NewsFC Barcelona midfielder Aleix Vidal (right) vies for the ball with Athletic Bilbao forward Iker Muniain. Toni Albir. Popular Stories. Hamilton Island a mess after Cyclone Debbie's 263km/h winds · Five cyclones that devastated Queensland · CYCLONE ...and more »

European football round-up - The Times (subscription);

European football round-up - The Times (subscription)

The Times (subscription)European football round-upThe Times (subscription)Lionel Messi struck another trademark free kick as Barcelona moved to a one point behind La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao. Messi's goal made him the club's top scorer from free kicks, with 27. Madrid have two games in ...and more »

La Liga Results 2017 Week 21: Final Scores and Updated Table After Saturday - Bleacher Report;

La Liga Results 2017 Week 21: Final Scores and Updated Table After Saturday - Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportLa Liga Results 2017 Week 21: Final Scores and Updated Table After SaturdayBleacher ReportBarcelona temporarily closed the gap on La Liga leaders Real Madrid to a single point on Saturday, after goals from Paco Alcacer, Lionel Messi and Aleix Vidal saw them clinch a 3-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao at the Camp Nou. Los Merengues still boast ...and more »

Messi breaks Koeman's Barcelona free-kick record - Goal.com;

Messi breaks Koeman's Barcelona free-kick record - Goal.com

Goal.comMessi breaks Koeman's Barcelona free-kick recordGoal.comLionel Messi broke yet another Barcelona record on Saturday, becoming the most prolific free-kick goalscorer in the history of the club - surpassing Ronald Koeman's 26 strikes. Alcacer & Vidal step up for rotated Barca. Barcelona already led 1-0 ...and more »

Luis Enrique pleased with Barcelona role players after Athletic Bilbao victory - SkySports;

Luis Enrique pleased with Barcelona role players after Athletic Bilbao victory - SkySports

SkySportsLuis Enrique pleased with Barcelona role players after Athletic Bilbao victorySkySportsLuis Enrique hailed the contribution of Barcelona's bit-part players as a much-changed side saw off Athletic Bilbao 3-0 on Saturday to move within a point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid. Barca's day was blighted slightly by a groin strain suffered by ...and more »

Luis Enrique riled by Messi substitution talk - AOL UK;

Luis Enrique riled by Messi substitution talk - AOL UK

AOL UKLuis Enrique riled by Messi substitution talkAOL UKBarcelona boss Luis Enrique refused to entertain questions over why he substituted Lionel Messi during Saturday's win over Athletic Bilbao. The Argentina captain scored his side's second goal of their 3-0 win at Camp Nou with an opportunistic free-kick ...and more »

Barcelona's Alcacer ends long wait for La Liga goal - SBS - The World Game;

Barcelona's Alcacer ends long wait for La Liga goal - SBS - The World Game

SBS - The World GameBarcelona's Alcacer ends long wait for La Liga goalSBS - The World GamePaco Alcacer, Lionel Messi and Aleix Vidal were all on target as Barcelona beat Athletic Bilbao 3-0 at Camp Nou. Source: Omnisport. 5 Feb 2017 - 7:13 AM UPDATED 5 Feb 2017 - 7:13 AM. Spain international Alcacer marked a rare start with his first top ...and more »

Lionel Messi embarrasses Gorka Iraizoz with free-kick for Barcelona - SkySports;

Lionel Messi embarrasses Gorka Iraizoz with free-kick for Barcelona - SkySports

SkySportsLionel Messi embarrasses Gorka Iraizoz with free-kick for BarcelonaSkySportsIt was an afternoon to forget for Athletic Bilbao keeper Gorka Iraizoz whose howler helped gift Lionel Messi another goal for Barcelona. Visitors Bilbao made a decent start at the Nou Camp, only to find themselves trailing to Paco Alcacer's 18th-minute ...and more »

Lionel Messi breaks Barca record with sublime free kick vs Bilbao - GiveMeSport;

Lionel Messi breaks Barca record with sublime free kick vs Bilbao - GiveMeSport

GiveMeSportLionel Messi breaks Barca record with sublime free kick vs BilbaoGiveMeSportBarcelona forward Lionel Messi scored a free kick from an almost impossible angle as his side put three past Athletic Bilbao on Saturday afternoon. The little magician netted what is already his fourth free kick of 2017 by whipping his shot, taken from ...and more »