Lionel Messi at the double against Betis after starting on bench | Football News – Times of India

BARCELONA: Lionel Messi responded to being benched by scoring twice as a substitute and leading Barcelona to a 5-2 home victory over Real Betis on Saturday, snapping a four-game winless streak in La Liga for the Catalans. Barca’s captain was surprisingly left out of the starting lineup by coach Ronald Koeman and they found themselves … Read more

Barcelona look to stir from poor start in La Liga | Football News – Times of India

MADRID: Barcelona have taken solace in the Champions League recently while getting off to their worst start to a La Liga season in almost two decades, leaving Ronald Koeman‘s side already under serious pressure before Saturday’s meeting with Real Betis. The Catalans have taken just eight points from their first six matches in La Liga, … Read more