Leo Messi came up with the perfect answer last night against AC Milan in the Champions League to silence the naysayers by bagging a brace of goals in Barca’s 3-1 victory. Sergio Busquets brought up the rear by netting one just before half time and Pique gave the Italians a consolation goal with an own goal. Read the rest of the report
Barca captain Carles Puyol was speaking earlier at a news conference about his season plagued with injuries. The defender said that he had seriously thought about giving up the game he loves but not going to AC Milan as some sources suggested. Puyol says that the only thing on his mind at the moment is Barcelona. More on Carles Puyol
Bojan Krkic is considering what is best for his future says the player’s father. Speaking to radio Xarxa, Bojan’s father, who is also called Bojan, said his son is in a good situation and is considering what is best for his future. Bojan is on loan to A.C Milan and the Italians would like to buy him at the end of the season but not at Barca’s evaluation.More about Bojan here
According to Barcelona local TV channel BTV, Barca captain Carles Puyol may be heading over the borders to AC Milan. Puyol has a contract until 2016 and is 35 years of age. Coincidentally, it was Paolo Maldini, Puyol’s idol who played for the Italian giants throughout his entire career.Read more about Carles Puyol
Barcelona’s Xavi Hernandez rubbished insinuations of Barca being a failure after their 2 nil drubbing by Italian giants A.C Milan. Barcelona have had a magnificent season so far and some fans could see Barca’s elimination from the last 16 of the Champions League as a failure but Xavi doesn’t agree. He said that Barca will try to turn the result around knowing that it will be very difficult.
Barcelona came away from the San Siro last night with a draw that sets up the second leg at the Nou Camp next week.
Spanish midfielder Xavi says that his side were unlucky when AC Milan drew with Barcelona FC on Tuesday night’s Champions League draw at the Nou Camp.
A first minute goal by Alexandre Pato stuns the current champions last night who then equalized with a goal by Pedro. The game finished 2-2 as AC Milan struck a late equalizer.