Champions League: Barca, Juve, Atletico out- Talking Points

Champions League: After a thrilling first round of games, a sports website writer asked Gab Marcotti, Sam Marsden and Mark Ogden to answer some of burning questions. What caught your attention from Matchday 5? Marcotti: So much to talk about… the MNM [Messi, Neymar, Mbappe] show in Paris offered plenty of eye candy, Juventus‘ self-destruction, … Read more

Barcelona’s Robert Lewandowski hailed as ‘spectacular’ after history-making Champions League hat trick

Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez says he is running out of praise for the “spectacular” Robert Lewandowski after the striker’s hat-trick in Wednesday’s 5-1 Champions League win against Viktoria Plzen. Lewandowski, 34, took his tally for Barca to eight in five games since his €45 million move from Bayern Munich, while he also moved past Karim … Read more

Barcelona’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang assaulted by armed gang at home

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was assaulted as an armed gang equipped with iron bars targeted the Barcelona striker’s house on Monday, sources have confirmed. Aubameyang and his wife were handcuffed and tied up for a sustained period during the burglary, although club sources say neither suffered any serious injuries. The thieves broke into Aubameyang’s home just outside … Read more