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Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman has decided to leave out Lionel Messi from Tuesday’s Champions League match against Dynamo Kyiv which he says is a precautionary step.
A collision with Atetico’s Angel Correa saw the centre-back’s knee bend awkwardly and – after treatment – he was helped off the field visibly distressed.
Lionel Messi expressed his frustration at always being labelled the problem at Barcelona after being quizzed on scathing comments made by Antoine Griezmann’s former agent Eric Olhats.
Hector Herrera has started five games for Atletico Madrid this term but will play no part against Barcelona after sustaining an injury.
Premier League giants Manchester United have made a ‘formal offer’ to re-sign club legend Cristiano Ronaldo, according to reports in Portugal.
Real Betis started well and Antoine Griezmann had the better of Barcelona’s early chances but it was Ousmane Dembélé who struck the game’s opener. The Frenchman cut inside from the right flank and drove the ball home brilliantly with a left-footed strike from the edge of the area.
Samuel Chukwueze, Barcelona skipper Lionel Messi and Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema were among players who made Laliga Team of the Week.
Laliga giants Real Madrid, Barcelona as well as Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad will take part in the Spanish Super Cup to be held in Saudi Arabia in January 2021.
On Monday, Chukwueze netted the Villarreal’s first goal against Real Valladolid at the Estadio De La Ceremica, before his teammate Torres Pau second the second.
Villarreal manager Unai Emery has praised Samuel Chukwueze and his teammates following the side’s 2-0 win against Real Valladolid in their LaLiga clash at the Estadio La Ceramica on Monday night.
Spanish top flight organiser Laliga congratulated Super Falcons skipper Asisat Oshoala for her impressive scoring run, after she scored in Barcelona Ladies’ 5-0 win at Real Betis on Saturday.
Eden Hazard makes his first league start of the season after featuring for 20 minutes against Borussia Mönchengladbach in midweek.
Real Madrid defeated Barcelona 3-1 at the Nou Camp in the first El Clasico of the season, in Saturday’s Laliga clash.
LaLiga president Javier Tebas has warned Lionel Messi he will “damage” his reputation if he departs Barcelona.
Zinedine Zidane has warned Real Madrid not to underestimate Barcelona in the first El Clásico of the season on Saturday.
Pan-Yoruba sociocultural group, Afenifere, on Thursday declared that Nigeria is on the brink of collapse, insisting that the country must restructure to survive the near precipice.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed all cleared contestants in the forthcoming local government elections scheduled to hold January 16 to be subjected to a compulsory drug test.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has urged the South African authorities to reciprocate Nigerian Government’s gesture by ensuring that business interests of Nigerians in South Africa are secured.
The nominee for the position of Chairperson for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has appealed to the National Assembly to expeditiously pass the Electoral Act Amendment Bill before the end of first quarter of 2021.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in talks with Sweden head coach Janne Andersson about a potential return to the national team, the Swedish Football Association said Thursday.
The government of Yobe will spend N73.8 million to reactivate the state fertiliser blending plant in Gujiba, following Governor Mai Mala-Buni’s approval, commerce and industry commissioner, Barma Shettima, told newsmen in Damaturu on Friday.
An Israeli missile attack hit military sites in the southern countryside of the capital Damascus on Tuesday night, causing damage only, state news agency SANA reported.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje said on Wednesday that his administration had spent about N1.8 billion to sponsor students to Nigerian private universities.
The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Reverend Samson Ayokunle, Monday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari, to invite church leaders on how to lift the country out of recession immediately, even as they called for constitutional reform.
Taiwo Awoniyi scored his maiden goal for Union Berlin who recorded a 2-1 away win against FC Cologne.