Messi sets up Copa del Rey showdown with Real Madrid

FC Barcelona are through to the Kings Cup final after they drew last night at Real Sociedad 1-1. The Catalans now meet eternal rivals Real Madrid in the final which is scheduled for 19th April at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia. Leo Messi scored the Catalan’s goal and Man Utd target Antoine Griezmann, netted the equaliser for Real Sociedad near the end of the clash. Match report here

Messi breaks record to beat Betis 2-1

Leo Messi broke Der Bomber’s record last night at the Benito Villamarin stadium in Seville where a quality Betis side under the tight rein of Pepe Mel made Barcelona sweat to the final whistle. Barca won by two goals to one and Betis made life tough for the Catalans and hit the post 3 times in their attempts to draw the game.