Lionel Messi fit for Super Cup
Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. 3 To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines agen judi bola terpercaya FAQs Barcelona wins 1-0 at Malaga without Lionel Messi AP 6:34 p.m. EDT August 25, 2013 Barcelona's Brazilian defender Adriano celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Malaga CF vs FC Barcelona at Rosaleda stadium in Malaga on August 25, 2013. (Photo: Jorge Guerrero, AFP/Getty Images) Story Highlights Adriano's goal lifted Barcelona to a 1-0 win over Malaga Barcelona has a perfect record through two rounds of the Spanish league Barcelona was without Lionel Messi, who bruised a muscle in his left thigh Wednesday SHARE 13 CONNECT 2 TWEET 3 COMMENTEMAILMORE BARCELONA, Spain (AP) Playing without the injured Lionel Messi, Barcelona needed Adriano's long strike Sunday to beat Malaga 1-0 agen judi bola terpercaya maintain a perfect record through two rounds of the Spanish league. Barcelona kept Bernd Schuster's team pushed back in its area early on at La Rosaleda Stadium but failed to finish its scoring chances until Adriano broke through in agen bola the 44th minute.
They waited there about two hours before being told the worlds best soccer player was not coming. Hudson Sherwood holding a pair of Lionel Messis cleats. (Photo courtesy of Tony Sherwood) It was chaos from the beginning, Sherwood said. They werent prepared. They told us he was coming, told us he was coming, agen judi bola terpercaya then five minutes before the match, one of his Spanish-speaking representatives came in agen judi bola terpercaya said due to team commitments, he cant come. Fans were told Messi would come at halftime or the end of the game, but that didnt happen either.
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Messi hurts left thigh in Super Cup
Barcelona says forward Lionel Messi injured his left leg during Wednesday's 1-1 draw at Atletico Madrid . Messi was replaced by Cesc Fabregas at halftime in the first leg of the Spanish Supercup at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. New signing Neymar scored the equalizer following David Villa's opener for Atletico. Barcelona says ''Messi was substituted due to precaution for pain in the back of his left thigh caused by a knock.'' The Argentina star had a minor muscle injury in his left leg last week but was cleared in time for Sunday's Spanish league opener agen judi bola terpercaya scored two goals in a 7-0 rout of Levante.