Jordi Alba

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Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold  applauded Barcelona’s fans during his solo lap of honour – and they applauded him back. Photograph: Peter Powell/EPA

Twenty years old, on the same pitch as Lionel Messi, and it is your “genius moment” that Jürgen Klopp and the football world salute, having driven you(...)

Lionel Messi: was successfully curtailed for opening 75 minutes by Liverpool but then struck twice to give Barcelona a 3-0 lead.  Photograph: Luis Gene/AFP/Getty

Contemplating his side’s Champions League quarter-final against Manchester City last season, Jürgen Klopp said that to sit back and look to absorb pr(...)

Lionel Messi’s brace gave Barcelona the advantage in their Champions League semi-final aganist Liverpool. Photograph: Josep Lagp/AFP/Getty

There was a moment at the end of this game – like so many other Lionel Messi moments – that you felt like pulling out of the air, taking home and keep(...)

 Lionel Messi scores  Barcelona’s third goal in the Champions League semi-final first leg against Liverpool at the Camp Nou. Photograph: Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

It was a relegation of sorts for Michael Owen, rather than being on BT’s punditry panel for the game he was stationed in the tunnel. Come half-time, G(...)

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their third goal with Sergi Roberto, Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets during the Champions League semi-final first leg at the Camp Nou. Photograph:   Susana Vera/Reuters

Barcelona 3 Liverpool 0 Sometimes it feels like there are no more superlatives left. Seriously, what else can be said about this little guy with the (...)

  Fernando Llorente  celebrates his goal against Manchester City. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/Getty Images

Tottenham v Ajax The tie that nobody expected. It should have been Manchester City v Juventus but then football - beautiful, wild, unpredictable foot(...)

Marcus Rashford starts up from for Manchester United in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona at the Nou Camp. Photograph:   Gareth Copley/Getty Images

Alexis Sanchez was named on the bench as Marcus Rashford returned to Manchester United’s starting line-up for the second leg of their Champions League(...)

The Barcelona team before their last home defeat, against Real Betis last November. Photograph: Getty Images

Manchester United have already written a piece of European Cup history this season, becoming the first team to overturn a 2-0 home defeat in the secon(...)

Kevin-Prince Boateng and Barcelona were held to a goalless draw by Huesca. Photograph: Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty

Huesca 0 Barcelona 0 La Liga leaders Barcelona were held to a goalless draw by basement club Huesca on Saturday as coach Ernesto Valverde made sweepi(...)

Barcelona’s Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez celebrates at Old Trafford. Photograph: Getty Images

Manchester United 0 Barcelona 1 After Paris in the last round Manchester United are going to take some convincing that this result need necessarily b(...)

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