FOOTBALL – This was a very lively and open match, especially considering the size of the stakes. Bayern attempted to keep pace with the hosts in the possession battle, but soon found Barça’s opportunities piling up. Bayern managed a few chances for themselves, but in the final 15 minutes the floodgates burst and Lionel Messi scored twice and in stoppage time set up Neymar for Barca’s third.
FOOTBALL – FC Barcelona won by 3-1. Barcelona were very dominant in the first half hour of the match. After that, Paris Saint-Germain took over but failed to score in their dominant part of the match. When Barcelona reclaimed the momentum, they also scored directly. After the 2-0, both teams enjoyed some strong moments, with resulted in a single goal for both. Continue reading →
FOOTBALL – Neymar’s second hat-trick for the Brazilian national team lifted the Seleçao to a comfortable 5-0 win in their friendly against South Africa, their last match before their final World Cup squad will be named in early May. Neymar, who also scored three in an 8-0 triumph over China on 10 September 2012, has joined 11 other players who have netted 30+ times for Brazil in their international careers.