Paris Saint-Germain picked up its sixth consecutive win to start the Ligue 1 season on Sunday, but something else happened during the team’s 2-0 victory over Lyon that should be a show for concern. [ MORE: Bayern keeper Neuer injuries foot, could miss
Sam Marsden BARCELONA -- Ernesto Valverde was almost at a loss for words after another astonishing Lionel Messi performance helped Barcelona beat Eibar 6-1 and extend their winning start to the season in La Liga to five games. Four of Barca's goals in the win at Camp Nou came from the boots of Messi, with Paulinho and Denis Suarez also on target for the second game running. Messi, who has now scored 39 hat tricks for his club, has already scored 12 times in just eight games in all competitions this season and has nine in five league outings. "I don't know what to say about Messi," Valverde said in his postgame news conference. "He is one of the most intelligent players I've seen on a football
On the pitch, Romelu Lukaku has made a rapid start to his Manchester United career. “Romelu Lukaku, he’s our Belgian scoring genius with a 24-inch penis, scoring all our goals, bellend by his toes,” the song goes. A piece posted Monday on the well-known United blog, Republik of Mancunia, called the chant “drivel that belongs in the 1980s” and now The Independent reports that United will “seek advice” over the chant after being contacted by anti-racism organization Kick It Out.