Barca left it late against Leganes. Late in the first half of Barcelona’s unflattering 2-1 win over Leganes on Sunday, some of the home fans verbalized their support for the defending Spanish champions’ increasingly embattled manager Luis Enrique. Two seasons ago, in Lucho’s first campaign in charge, Barca won the treble – La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the Champions League.
Cristiano Ronaldo may have pulled off the greatest skill move of his career on Saturday for Real Madrid against Espanyol. The Portuguese attacker, with the match at 0-0, went with the elastico nutmeg. Take a look: Holy moly. That is something else. To beat a player with the elastico or a nutmeg is one thing, but to pull them both off? Especially on the endline? That was a piece of magic.