Messi's clash with Smalling like being 'hit by a truck' - Valverde

Tanya Simon
April 14, 2019

"And then the victor of City-Tottenham, as we were saying, is an English team that reaches a semi-final and goes to play against Juventus or Ajax so I really used to say this all the time when you get into a semifinal you have 12.5 per cent possibility equally to win the competition".

"And winning is not easy, it's very hard".

Riqui Puig might be a debutant but he is one who Barcelona supporters hope will play for years in the first team and his first intervention should have ended in a goal.

"We spoke afterwards. We had a brief chat and shook hands", Smalling said.

It would be a 28th trophy in four countries for the five-time Ballon d'Or victor, a haul which includes five Champions League, and the Euro 2016 title with Portugal.

Kean opened the scoring when he diverted a Joao Cancelo shot past Emiliano Viviano and into the SPAL net on 30 minutes. We know you have to defend a lot without the ball and you might be exhausted when you get the chance yourself.

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Messi has 44 goals for Barcelona this season, and has been playing as well as he ever has in the run-up to this tie, but he had an off-night as he was shackled by Manchester United's midfielders.

The young Italy global became the youngest player to score in four consecutive Serie A matches, having scored six in as many games, and played in just eight this season.

Celta's defeat to Atletico means they are still in the scrap, two points separating them from the bottom three.

Juventus missed the chance to clinch the Serie A title after SPAL staged a second-half comeback to win 2-1 at the Stadio Paolo Mazza.

With Shaw unfortunately awarded the goal, Suarez's Champions League drought away from home continued. The result saw Milan move back a point above fifth-placed Roma, which had earlier beaten Udinese 1-0.

While Juve have been made to wait to extend their domestic coronation to 35 titles, the prize the club really craves is the Champions League. Champions League contenders Torino and Atalanta host Cagliari and Empoli on Sunday and Monday, respectively.

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