Weekly Euro Update 13-08-2018 : Barca win Spanish Super Cup; Bayern win German Super Cup ; Ronaldo Scores for Juve

Messi Spanish super cup

Spanish Super Cup - Sevilla 1 Barcelona 2 Lionel Messi lifted his first trophy as the new Barcelona captain - his record breaking 33rd as a Barca player - as Ernesto Valverde's team won the Spanish Super Cup beating Sevilla 2-1. Pablo Machin's stint as Sevilla boss could not have started better when his namesake Pablo Sarabia gave the underdogs the lead inside 10 minutes, rounding off a slick counter attack with a right-footed strike. Pique pulled Barcelona level before the break after pouncing on the rebound from Messi’s free-kick, which hit the post. The second half threw up several chances for Sevilla to clinch a rare victory against the Catalans. Then came Ousmane Dembele with a belter of a strike from the edge of the penalty

In the City of Love, Barcelona Was Spanked. And Now, Sore

Barcelona in Parc des princes

They went in the favorites. They came out shell shocked. It’s the St. Valentine’s massacre. And how! Luis Enrique’s team had knocked Paris Saint-Germain out of the competition in 2013 and 2015. This Valentine’s day, the hunter was hunted. Quite simply, the Parisians carved out the Blaugrana and laid them out for the world to watch. The football fraternity is in shock. Not for the defeat. But how it was achieved. There is no hiding for the Catalan giants. They were humbled and humiliated. At the expense of the most glorified winners of Europe’s premier club competition in the last decade, PSG have a foot, head and both hands in the quarterfinals of UEFA Champions League. Allez! They were better than us from