Messi breaks Buffon jinx; Manchester United, Chelsea win

Messi breaks Buffon jinx; Manchester United, Chelsea win

Messi breaks Buffon jinx; Manchester United, Chelsea win

Dembele, meanwhile, made his debut in the derby as a substitute after Valverde opted for Gerard Deulofeu in his starting trident alongside Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.

Paulo Dybala was Barca's nemesis last season as his two goals in the Italians' quarter-final win drew comparisons with his global teammate Messi.

Valverde single out Lionel Messi for praise following the Argentina captain's Man-of-the-Match performance against Juventus: "Whenever Messi gets the ball you get the feeling that he's going to do something for us".

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The Bianconeri knocked Barça out of the Champions League last season, winning 3-0 in Turin and holding out for a goalless draw in the quarter-finals. The Eagles had one goal advantage, but the Spanish referee Alberto Undiano made a awful mistake when he awarded the penalty for the guests.

Celtic were no match for Paris Saint Germain as the French side thrashed them 5-0. In the last five matches of Barceloa Spanish Primera División and Spanish Super Cup, they have won three matches and lost two matches. Neymar, Mbappe, an own goal by Mikael Lustig and two goals from Cavani ensured ta flying start for PSG.

"They fought very hard, but we have players like Messi, who scored three goals, and Suarez, who gave everything, just like the rest of the team". "It is always a pleasure to play alongside great players", Neymar told beIN Sports.

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The game was conditioned by the early sending-off of Anderlecht's Sven Kums for giving away a penalty that Robert Lewandowski converted.

The Spanish forward came close to doubling the lead for the newly promoted side from a free kick which whistled past the near post, but Real levelled in the 36th minute when Lucas Vazquez tapped in from close range after Levante goalkeeper Raul Fernandez could only parry a header from Sergio Ramos. Romelu Lukaku increased the score, while Marcus Rashford sealed the issue. He grabbed his 38th hat-trick at the weekend and has scored five goals in his opening three league games.

That left the Red Devils top of Group A just ahead of CSKA Moscow, who were 2-1 victors over Benfica in Portugal. CSKA entertain United later this month. Dembele and Paulinho are unlikely to start as he will rely on the likes of the in-form Messi and Ivan Rakitic to get a good result.

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A superb Pedro Rodriguez strike set Chelsea on their way before recent signing Davide Zappacosta's intended cross flew in to make it 2-0 before the interval. Instead of redeeming himself with a fan base critical of his lack of goals, he missed four clear chances to be the hero after he replaced the injured Benzema in the first half.

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