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Bad night for Barca as Lionel Messi gets stretchered off in goalless draw

The biggest fear for any Barcelona fan is the sight of Lionel Messi being carried off the pitch injured, but at least La Liga defenders will get a good night's sleep for once.
The biggest fear for any Barcelona fan is the sight of Lionel Messi being carried off the pitch injured, but at least La Liga defenders across Spain will get a good night’s sleep for once.

Lionel Messi fell down in pain and had to be carried off the pitch in a stretcher after colliding with the Benfica goalkeeper in Barcelona’s goalless draw in the final Champions League game in Group G. Continue reading Bad night for Barca as Lionel Messi gets stretchered off in goalless draw

Barca rest stars for Benfica battle but do include Messi who could equal goal-scoring record for a calender year

Many of Barcelona's first-team stars are missing for tonight's final group game against Benfica, but Lionel Messi has been included in the squad as he hunts down Gerd Muller's record for goals scored in a calender year.
Many of Barcelona’s first-team stars are rested for tonight’s final group game against Benfica, but Lionel Messi has been included in the squad as he hunts down Gerd Muller’s record for goals scored in a calender year.

Benfica visit the Camp Nou tonight desperate to get a result against La Liga giants Barcelona and clinch a spot in the next round of the Champions League at the expense of Group G rivals Celtic. Continue reading Barca rest stars for Benfica battle but do include Messi who could equal goal-scoring record for a calender year