Barcelona superstar striker Lionel Messi competes for ball v Juventus
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Barcelona superstar striker Lionel Messi trained alone after Barcelona’s humbling 3-0 defeat to Italian giants Juventus in their first leg Champions League quarter-final tie in Turin. Messi missed Luis Enrique’s dressing-down of his side after the massive Juventus defeat. Enrique spoke to his side for half an hour ahead of Wednesday’s training session however Messi was not present at the meeting.
Messi has trained alone in the aftermath of a big match and Barcelona did not report that the Argentine striker was suffering with any illness or injury. Reportedly Messi chose to train on his own in the gym ahead of Barcelona’s La Liga cmatch with Real Sociedad on Saturday. Messi’s friend and teammate Neymar was also training in the gym after he was ruled out of this weekend’s match with Real Sociedad through suspension.
A double from Juventus’ Paulo Dybala and Giorgio Chiellini’s second-half header means Juve go into the return leg at Camp Nou with an early advantage in the crucial Champions League quarter-final clash that will determine which club will progress to earn a spot in the 2017 Champions League Semi-finals..
Luis Enrique will step down as Barcelona manager this summer. Enrique was furious after Barcas amazing 3-0 defeat as tensions continue to rise at Barcelona who have suffered a frustrating campaign both domestically and in Europe.
To date the top goal scorers in the Spanish Primera League are Lionel Messi, Barcelona 27 goals; Luis Suarez, Barcelona 24 goals; Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid 19 goals; Iago Aspas, Celta de Vigo 16 goals; Antoinne Griezmann, Atletico Madrid 15 goals.
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Barcelona superstar striker Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona scores a disallowed goal during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final first leg match Juventus v FC Barcelona at Juventus Stadium on April 11, 2017 in Turin, Italy.
Lionel Messi looks dejected after Malaga's Jony Rodriguez scored his team's second goal during the Spanish La Liga match between Malaga CF and FC Barcelona at La Rosaleda stadium on April 8, 2017 in Malaga, Spain.
Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Sevilla FC at Camp Nou stadium on April 5, 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.