• Barcelona star Messi scores right-footed rocket as first goal under Koeman

    3 days ago - By Goal

    The Argentine gave his side a two-goal lead against Girona after Philippe Coutinho opening the scoring for the Catalans
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  • Video: Lionel Messi scores for Barcelona with deflected shot after lovely turn vs Girona

    3 days ago - By CaughtOffside

    In the 50th minute of Barcelona's pre-season friendly against Girona this evening, Lionel Messi bagged his second of the night - just six game minutes after his first, which came right before halftime.
    New-boy Francisco Trincao showed his exciting talent by tricking a defender on the right-wing before playing the ball behind to Sergi Roberto, quickly slotted it into Messi.
    The six-time Ballon d'Or winner picked up the ball with his back to goal before turning around and launching a ferocious shot towards goal, the strike hit the back of the net after a deflection.
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  • Video: Lionel Messi scores with superb right-footed strike in friendly against Girona

    3 days ago - By CaughtOffside

    Right on the stroke of halftime in Barcelona's pre-season friendly against Girona this evening, Lionel Messi produced a trademark moment of magic to make it 2-0 to the Catalan powerhouses.
    Philippe Coutinho slotted the ball into the 33-year-old, who was sitting on the edge of the box, Messi pulled off a lovely turn to beat a Girona player before side-footing the ball into the back of the net.
    Messi's strike rattled off
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  • Video: Philippe Coutinho scores after wonderful Barcelona team move involving Griezmann, Trincao and Messi

    4 days ago - By CaughtOffside

    In the 20th minute of Barcelona's pre-season friendly against Girona this evening, Ronald Koeman's side produced a sensational bit of football to take the lead.
    Antoine Griezmann played the ball into Lionel Messi and the six-time Ballon d'Or winner effortlessly glided past two Girona players before slipping the ball into the path of new signing Francisco Trincao.
    Trincao immediately played the ball across goal, leaving Philippe Coutinho free to chip the ball into the back of the net.
    The Catalan outfit have always played an attractive style of attacking football but it remains to be seen...
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