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Barca, Chelsea reach last 16 as Man Utd lose

PARIS: Barcelona and Chelsea progressed to the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday, but Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last-gasp 1-0 defeat in Basel. Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde rested Argentina star Lionel Messi in Turin, later i...

Andres Iniesta Pleased With the Affection Shown by Juventus Fans Following Standing Ovation in Turin

Barcelona and Spain star Andres Iniesta was treated to a grand gesture by Juventus fans after being taken off by Ernesto Valverde during the Catalan side's Champions League group stage clash with Italy's champions in Turin on Wednesday. The 33-year-old helped Barca secure passa...

Andres Iniesta received a standing ovation from Juventus fans last night

RESPECT Andres Iniesta received a standing ovation from Juventus fans last night and it’s the best thing you’ll see this week  The midfield maestro was substituted near the end of Barcelona's Champions League clash against Juventus - and received a rousing applause f...

Barca Boss Valverde Reveals Key Reason Behind Lionel Messi Starting Lineup Omission

Ernesto Valverde has explained why he decided to make a shock decision and drop Lionel Messi to the bench for Barcelona's clash with Juventus on Wednesday. La Blaugrana played out a goalless draw with I Bianconerni in the Champions League, and many fans and pundits were left sur...

Valverde cites fatigue for Messi omission

Cape Town - Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde says his decision to leave Lionel Messi out of his starting XI against Juventus on Wednesday was down to fatigue. The club's attacking talisma...

Champions League Wrap

Barcelona and Chelsea progressed to the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday, but Jose Mourinho's Manchester United must wait to seal their spot after a last-gasp 1-0 defeat in Basel. Basel 1-0...

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde reveals reason for dropping Lionel Messi

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde left Lionel Messi on the substitutes' bench for his side's Champions League group stage clash against Juventus on Wednesday (22 November) in order to keep him f...

Lionel Messi on bench against Juventus but Barcelona advance to Champions League last 16

Juventus' Paulo Dybala, 2nd right, talks to Barcelona's Lionel Messi at the end of the Champions League group D soccer match. | AP TURIN: Lionel Messi started on the bench but Barcelona advanced...

Champions League: Barcelona Progress to Last 16 After Goalless Draw Against Juventus

New Delhi: Barcelona made it to the Champions League last 16 following a goalless draw against Juventus at Allianz Stadium in Turin, Italy. Barcelona also clinched top spot in Group D. Meanwhile,...

Lionel Messi dropped: Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde explains snub

Lionel Messi dropped: Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde explains snub LIONEL MESSI was surprisingly left on the bench for the start of Barcelona's Champions Le...

Valverde says Messi 'fine' just being rested in Barca's draw with Juve

Ernesto Valverde explained he left Lionel Messi on the bench against Juventus to give him a breather as Barcelona booked their place in the Champions League knockout rounds on Wednesday. Messi c...

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