Barcelona held by Eintracht Frankfurt in Germany

Ferran Torres scored for Barcelona as they fought back at Eintracht Frankfurt to earn a draw in the first leg of their Europa League quarter-final. Ansgar Knauff’s superb long-distance strike shortly after half-time raised the prospect of a first Barcelona defeat since December. But Torres combined brilliantly with Frenkie de Jong before scoring with a low drive. The hosts had…

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Barcelona edge Sevilla to move second on log

Pedri scored a brilliant second-half goal as Barcelona beat Sevilla to move up to second in La Liga and keep their title hopes alive. After a goalless first half, the 19-year-old midfielder showed great composure on the edge of the box to thump a shot into the bottom corner. Sevilla had a penalty shout in the first half when Anthony…

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Ronaldinho Gaucho must remain in a Paraguayan jail: Judge rules

Ronaldinho Gaucho

Previous Brazil player Ronaldinho Gaucho, who was captured for having a phony Paraguayan visa, must stay in prison in the South American nation after an appointed authority on Tuesday declined a solicitation for him to be discharged into house capture. The previous Barcelona forward and his sibling and business chief Roberto Assis were captured last Friday after they were found…

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