Posts Tagged Barcelona

Luis Enrique can match Guardiola’s treble with CL title

Barcelona’s head coach Luis Enrique arrives for a press conference after a training session ahead of Saturday's Champions League final soccer match against Juventus, in Barcelona,  Spain, Tuesday, June 2, 2015 (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

SANT JOAN DESPI, Spain (AP) — Luis Enrique followed in the footsteps of Pep Guardiola, and now he can match his predecessor’s place in Barcelona club history by winning the Champions League title to complete a treble.

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‘He can score on anyone': Barcelona defends Messi’s skills

Barcelona's Lionel Messi runs with the ball during a training session ahead of Saturday's Champions League final soccer match against Juventus, in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, June 2, 2015 (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

SANT JOAN DESPI, Spain (AP) — There is no questioning allowed at Barcelona when it comes to Lionel Messi’s status as the greatest player in football.

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Messi gets 2 to lead Barcelona past Bilbao 3-1 in cup final

Barcelona's Lionel Messi poses with the trophy after winning the final of the Copa del Rey soccer match between FC Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, May 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi scored a stunning opener before adding a second goal to lead Barcelona to the Copa del Rey title with a 3-1 victory over Athletic Bilbao on Saturday, giving the Catalan club its second of three possible trophies before it turns to the Champions League final.

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