Luis Enrique defended the attitude of his players after Saturday's Clasico draw against Real Madrid, but admitted a win against Borussia Monchengladbach could help solve Barcelona's recent problems.
Sergio Ramos' 90th minute equaliser denied Barca three points and extended their run of draws to three games -- and four in their last five -- leading to further criticism of Luis Enriques's side as they remained six points off the pace in La Liga.
However, the Blaugrana coach refused to call his players'...
Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti says he doubts Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona would win Ligue 1 matches as easily as they do in La Liga.
The Italy international stuck up for Le Championnat and stressed how teams can lose against anyone if they are not concentrating -- as PSG proved with a 3-0 defeat to Montpellier at the weekend.
"In France, especially, it is even more difficult against teams who are a little lower in the standings as these teams are often compact and difficult...
Lionel Messi will start Barcelona's Champions League game against Borussia Monchengladbach on Tuesday despite the fact that his side have already guaranteed their place as group winners.
Speaking at a news conference on Monday, Barca coach Luis Enrique confirmed that Messi would be in his side for the match at the Camp Nou.
"Yes, Messi will play from the start," he said after having previously said the game would provide an opportunity to rest key players.
The Argentine has scored nine goals in...