Published: Fri, April 21, 2017
Sports | By Nelson Rowe

Barcelona take Neymar appeal to CAS

Barcelona take Neymar appeal to CAS

Barcelona is hungry after their Champions League exit this week, led by the player widely considered to be the best of all time, Lionel Messi.

Barcelona could not recover from a 0-3 first leg setback against Juventus, drawing the home fixture 0-0 at Nou Camp Stadium here on Wednesday night. It is the end of an era and then suddenly you win two or three Leagues. Spanish soccer legend Raul Gonzalez Blanco, who led our own hometown New York Cosmos to a North American Soccer League victory in 2015 as his last act before retiring, will be on hand among other special guests.

"We will go to the Bernabeu to compete and to try to win", Pique said. He also has seven fewer goals than he had at this point last season. His race for fitness still has a ways to go, and Real will be hoping he is at least ready off the bench.

Even on Tuesday, when Ramos scored an own goal to take the Champions League clash with Bayern Munich to extra time, he made amends by crossing for Cristiano Ronaldo to score the goal that effectively sent Madrid through to the semi-finals.

However, defeat to Zinedine Zidane's side would leave them six points off the pace, having played one game more and with just five matches left to play. "Understanding what that value is and importantly which media channels it comes from is also vital and becoming more and more important for us as our global reach continues to grow".

US Masters victor Sergio Garcia says it will be "something incredible" to wear his new green jacket when he takes the ceremonial kick-off before Sunday's La Liga Clasico between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

The Brazil worldwide was dismissed after picking up two yellow cards - and Spanish authorities slapped him with a three game ban after he sarcastically applauded the referee on his way off the pitch. The semifinal draw takes place on Friday, when we'll know whether there's another chance for an all-Madrid final. "We need the three points", Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic said.

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