Zlatan Ibrahimovic powered in a late header to win the League Cup for Manchester United on Sunday, sealing a 3-2 victory over Southampton after a two-goal lead was thrown away by Jose Mourinho's side. It was Ibrahimovic's second goal in the final after putting United ahead from a free kick, taking the 35-year-old Swede's tally to 26 goals in an incredible first season at United where his performances have more than lived up to the swagger. Asked by a television reporter if something special was unfolding at United, Ibrahimovic replied: "I came.
Bryce Harper started his Grapefruit League campaign in style with a solo blast to right field in his first at bat. In his first Grapefruit League at bat of the Spring, Harper absolutely demolished a hanging 1-0 breaking ball from New York Mets lefty Sean Gilmartin, sending a solo shot to right field, well over the outfield fence in First Data Field in Port St. Lucie.
Luis Enrique has dismissed suggestions he no longer has the backing of the Barcelona players and stressed the team has always been united ever since his arrival in 2014. The 46-year-old has come under pressure following Barcelona's heavy Champions League defeat at the hands of Paris Saint-Germain, with the Catalans on the brink of European elimination after their 4-0 loss at the Parc des Princes. Gerard Pique and Jordi Alba were among the players to come out in support of their coach in the aftermath, but their backing has failed to end speculation that some key figures have lost belief in Luis Enrique.