Barcelona, Juventus join Chelsea and Sevilla in Champions League last 16
Juventus, Chelsea and Sevilla all claimed last-gasp wins as they qualified for the Champions League last 16 on Tuesday, while Martin Braithwaite grabbed a double in Barcelona's 4-0 victory at Dynamo Kiev as they also secured a place in the knockout rounds.
Barcelona coach Koeman rests Messi, De Jong for Dynamo Kiev clash
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said Monday that Lionel Messi and Frenkie de Jong will not feature against Dynamo Kiev in the Champions League this midweek, instead being given a rest.
Koeman uncertain about Messi's future at Barca
Ronald Koeman has admitted he has no idea if Lionel Messi will leave Barcelona next summer and said it is not his job to persuade the Argentinian to stay.
Messi says I'm tired of being blamed for everything at Barcelona
A frustrated Lionel Messi said he is tired of being blamed for problems at Barcelona after he was accused by Antoine Griezmann’s former agent of making life difficult for the French striker at the La Liga club.
Barca, Juve win in Champions League as woeful Man Utd beaten
Lionel Messi scored as Barcelona overcame a depleted Dynamo Kiev 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Juventus eased Ferencvaros aside and Manchester United slumped to an unexpected defeat in Turkey.
Koeman: I have no problems managing Messi
Ronald Koeman has denied suggestions Lionel Messi is difficult to manage, insisting he has a good relationship with Barcelona's captain.
Barcelona start afresh with five-goal rout of Ferencvaros
Barcelona exorcised some of their Champions League demons by thrashing Hungarian minnows Ferencvaros 5-1 on Tuesday, in their first European game since last season's humiliation by Bayern Munich.
New Champions League offers fresh start for Barca but few guarantees
Gerard Pique called for changes from top to bottom but 65 days have passed since the humiliation by Bayern Munich and Barcelona's recovery looks far from complete.