• Sevilla threaten action for Super Cup rule change

    2 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    ESPN Sevilla have threatened legal action ahead of Sunday's Spanish Super Cup after a late change of rules cleared Barcelona to use more non-European Union players. The two clubs are scheduled to play on Sunday night in Tangier, Morocco , and the Spanish football federation announced one day before the game that the match would have no squad restrictions concerning the use of non-EU players. The federation's rules normally only allow for teams to register five non-EU and use three in a matchday squad for La Liga games, and Sevilla made their objections clear on Saturday night. "Sevilla FC...
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  • Barcelona debut in Spanish Supercup with new captain Messi

    2 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Barcelona kick off a new season and a new era when they take on Sevilla in the Spanish Supercup in Morocco on Sunday with Lionel Messi newly installed as club captain. Messi has occasionally worn the armband before when Andres Iniesta, who replaced Xavi as skipper in 2015, missed a game. The Argentine has also led his country, with only mixed results. With Iniesta moving to Japan, Messi takes the job full time starting in Tangiers after Sergi Roberto captained an inexperienced Barca squad during the club's recent tour of the United States. Messi can eclipse Iniesta in another way in the...
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  • Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde wants Ousmane Dembele to stay after 'wonder goal'

    2 days ago - By ESPN FC

    Ousmane Dembele's wonder strike delivered the Spanish Super Cup for Barcelona as Lionel Messi broke the record for most trophies won at the club.
    Spanish Super Cup: Ousmane Dembele Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona
    Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde reiterated his desire for Ousmane Dembele to stay at the club after the French forward's "wonder goal" clinched the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday.
    Dembele scored the winner in the 78th minute after Gerard Pique had cancelled out Pablo Sarabia's opener as Barca beat Sevilla 2-1 in Tangier, Morocco.
    "He has a lot of quality and he's a Barcelona player," Valverde...
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  • Ousmane Dembele, Marc-Andre ter Stegen lead Barcelona to Spanish Super Cup glory

    2 days ago - By ESPN FC

    Ousmane Dembele's wonder strike delivered the Spanish Super Cup for Barcelona as Lionel Messi broke the record for most trophies won at the club.
    Spanish Super Cup: Ousmane Dembele Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona
    Barcelona began the new season with a trophy by lifting the Spanish Super Cup for a 13th time after a hard-fought win against Sevilla in Tangier, Morocco. Barcelona needed to come back from conceding early but snatched a 2-1 win thanks to a thumping strike from Ousmane Dembele and an injury-time penalty save from Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
    The Catalans were given a much tougher time from the...
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  • Thirty three and counting - Messi sets new Barcelona trophy record with Supercopa win

    Thirty three and counting - Messi sets new Barcelona trophy record with Supercopa win

    2 days ago - By Goal

    The Argentine wizard now has more crowns than any other Blaugrana player in history, as he marked his first game as official captain with a win
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  • Ousmane Dembele rises to the challenge as Barcelona lift record 13th Spanish Super Cup

    2 days ago - By ESPN

    Spanish Super Cup: Ousmane Dembele Sevilla 1-2 Barcelona
    Spanish Super Cup: Gerard Pique Sevilla 1-1 Barcelona
    TANGIER, Morocco -Three points from Stade Ibn Batouta on Barcelona's 2-1 win over Sevilla in the Spanish Super Cup.
    1. Barcelona win record 13th Spanish Super Cup
    Ousmane Dembele began what he hopes will be his breakout season with Barcelona by scoring the winning goal as La Liga champions Barcelona beat Sevilla to win the Spanish Super Cup in Morocco on Sunday.
    Dembele's first season at Camp Nou following a €105 million move from Borussia Dortmund was disrupted by injury problems...
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  • Barcelona vs. Sevilla score, recap: Messi makes history with Super Cup title, Dembele scores stunning winner

    2 days ago - By CBSSports

    With Sunday's title, Lionel Messi became the most honored player in club history with 33 trophies
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  • Messi record 33rd title as Barcelona wins Spanish Super Cup

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  • Messi earns 33rd title as Barcelona wins Spanish Super Cup

    2 days ago - By Sportsnet

    TANGIER, Morocco - Lionel Messi won his 33rd title with Barcelona on Sunday to become the most successful player in the Catalan club's history.
    Barcelona beat Sevilla 2-1 in the Spanish Super Cup as Messi overtook Andres Iniesta, who had 32 titles when he left this summer for the Japanese league.
    Ousmane Dembele scored a late winning goal with a blistering strike from outside the area. The 21-year-old France winger stunned Sevilla's defence with a right-footed shot that hit the underside of the crossbar in the 78th minute.
    Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen saved a penalty kick...
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