In 2010, Barcelona shook off their midweek Champions League semi-final exit with a comfortable 4-1 win at Villarreal. A great performance by Xavi and a double from Messi ensured the Blaugranes remained in the driver’s seat in La Liga’s title race. And despite having to endure a nervous opening against Villarreal where they could have gone two goals down, Pep Guardiola’s troops sauntered to a comfortable win thanks to first half gems from Lionel Messi, Xavi and Bojan Krkic, before the Argentine struck again late in the game after the hosts had pulled one back through Joseba Llorente.
Leo Messi crowned a great first half for Barcelona against Villarreal from the penalty spot. The Argentine scored the penalty won by Ansu Fati who allowed himself to fall.
Diego Costa has said after the match against Granada that he does not want to be "a burden" for the club and raised the possibility of him leaving Atletico Madrid.
Leicester stormed back to the top of the Premier League table by scoring five against a Pep Guardiola team for the first time in the Catalan's coaching career as Manchester City's title challenge hit an early stumbling block in a 5-2 defeat.
Juventus insisted on Sunday that they had done 'nothing wrong' after an investigation was opened into possible fraud concerning an Italian exam taken by former transfer target Luis Suarez.
Roma were winning at half-time against Juventus thanks to Veretout's double, even though Cristiano Ronaldo levelled the match in the 44th minute by taking a penalty.
Take a look at the FC Bayern players arriving at the Puskas Arena in Budapest, ahead of the 2020 UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla.
Xavi said it was a "shame" that VAR is not being used in the Asian Champions League after his Al Sadd team were denied a penalty during their last-16 exit to Iran's Persepolis on Sunday.
Ansu Fati was the author of Barcelona's first goal of the 2020-21 La Liga season. Now with the number 22 and a first team wage, the forward beat Asenjo with a strong shot after the assist from Jordi Alba and not long later got the second.