2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
2-1-1, 4th in Spanish Primera División
Lowe: Messi commenting on Neymar is a big deal (1:28)
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2dAdriana Garcia

'Difficult' for Messi to play Barca's UCL opener

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has all but ruled out Lionel Messi's return from injury for next week's Champions League game at Borussia Dortmund.

Do Messi's Neymar comments show disconnect at Barca? (2:02)
Would a move to Man City enhance Messi's legacy? (1:41)
Lionel Messi opens up about Barcelona contract (1:21)
Messi: I would've loved to have Neymar back (2:20)
Messi hoping for an injury free Ousmane Dembele (1:14)
Messi 'obviously accepts' Ronaldo's dinner invite (0:49)
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4dMoises Llorens and Sam Marsden

Sources: Messi a major doubt for UCL opener

Lionel Messi is expected to miss Barcelona's match against Valencia on Saturday and is a major doubt for next week's Champions League opener.

Picking an Ultimate Champions League XI (2:35)
Barcelona President rules out January move for Neymar (0:45)

RankingsSpanish Primera División

Goal Difference2Tied-4th
Goals Scored7Tied-1st
Assists71st
Goals Conceded5Tied-15th