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Messi hits 30-goal mark in Barca win

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Messi has scored six direct free-kick goals this season, more than any other La Liga player



Lionel Messi reached the 30-goal mark for the eighth consecutive season as he helped Spanish leaders Barcelona come back from behind to beat Sevilla.

Sixth-placed Sevilla, the last team to beat Barca back in early October, led when Vitolo volleyed in a left-wing cross at the far post.

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COC Report : Liverpool 1-1 Manchester City (aet, 1-3 on pens) - Pellegrini’s men win League Cup after shootout

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Goalkeeper Willy Caballero was the hero saving spot-kicks from Lucas Leiva, Philippe Coutinho and Adam Lallana with Yaya Toure scoring the final kick to secure the trophy



Manchester City lifted the League Cup at Wembley after beating Liverpool 3-1 on penalties after the game had finished 1-1 after extra-time.

Liverpool had won all five of their previous cup finals that had gone to a shoot-out, but the City goalkeeper – playing in place of Joe Hart in domestic cup competitions this term – saved three penalties to allow Yaya Toure to net the winning spot-kick.

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Infantino elected new Fifa president

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The 45-year-old Swiss has been elected president after securing 115 votes in the second round of polls and has vowed to restore the image of the game's governing body



Gianni Infantino has won Fifa's election for a new president, succeeding the disgraced Sepp Blatter.

Uefa's general secretary secured 115 votes in the second round of polls, beating off favourite Salman Bin Ibrahim al-Khalifa into second while Prince Ali bin Hussein finished third.

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Zidane not giving up on La Liga title

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Zinedine Zidane's Real Madrid drew 1-1 at Malaga last weekend



Real Madrid will not give up on the La Liga title race even if they lose to city rivals Atletico on Saturday, says boss Zinedine Zidane.

Zidane's side, who are without the injured Gareth Bale, are nine points off leaders Barcelona and one point behind Atletico with 13 games left.

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