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Lionel Messi: Sevilla hammering shows Barca want to win all three titles

Lionel Messi believes Barcelona showed their appetite for the Copa del Rey by blowing away Sevilla 6-1 on Thursday to pull off a brilliant comeback and book their place in the semi-finals.
Philippe Coutinho slots home the penalty (AFP-Getty Images)

FC Barcelona demolish Sevilla with spectacular 6-1 Cup comeback

Philippe Coutinho struck twice as FC Barcelona mounted a comeback to thrash Sevilla 6-1 and sweep into the Copa del Rey semi-finals 6-3 on aggregate on Wednesday.

Roque Mesa: VAR introduction in La Liga means players can no longer cheat

Sevilla midfielder Roque Mesa has said the introduction Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology means players "can no longer cheat or trick [the official]."

Real Madrid begin crunch month after passing on January transfers

Zinedine Zidane, whose Real Madrid side go to Levante this weekend, will soon find out if he was right to refuse to add to his squad in the January transfer window.

Major January transfers in Europe

AFP Sport rounds up some of the most notable deals to have happened in Europe as the January window prepares to slam shut on Wednesday.

Roberto Firmino scores twice as Liverpool run riot on Swansea

Philippe Coutinho provided the style and compatriot Roberto Firmino the substance as Liverpool's brilliant Brazilians dispatched rudderless Swansea 5-0 in clinical fashion at Anfield.

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General Buratai: Army pushing hard to stabilise North East

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