2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
3-1-2, 2nd in AFC Champions League
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43dSam Marsden and Moises Llorens

Xavi eyes Barcelona job, coaching Messi

Xavi has said he's ready to manage Barcelona and that having to coach former teammate Lionel Messi would be a "privilege" and not a problem.

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Sources: Barca great Xavi says no to Brazil job

Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez has rejected a role to become Brazil's assistant manager ahead of the World Cup in Qatar, sources tell ESPN Brasil.

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308dAdwaidh Rajan

Al Nassr FC secures spot in knockout stages

Saudi Arabia's Al Nassr FC on Friday secured a place in the knockout stages of AFC Champions League after a 2-0 win against Sepahan SC.

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363dAdriana Garcia

Barca great Xavi tests positive for coronavirus

Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez has become the latest high profile sportsperson to test positive for coronavirus.

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Xavi wins Qatar Cup week after spurning Barca

One day after confirming he turned down an offer to coach Barcelona, Xavi led Al Sadd to Qatar Cup victory over Al Duhail.

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2yTom Marshall

CWC: Monterrey win sets up clash vs. Liverpool

A sensational goal from Argentine Leonel Vangioni helped reigning CONCACAF champion Monterrey set up a CWC clash with Liverpool.

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Xavi's Al Sadd beat amateurs Hienghene in CWC

Qatari champions Al Sadd converted a free kick given away with a back pass to the goalkeeper to set up a 3-1 extra-time win over Hienghene Sport.

3yDermot Corrigan

Gabi: Xavi convinced me to join Al-Sadd

Madrid-born Gabi played 413 games for Atletico Madrid in two different spells, winning six trophies including the La Liga title.

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3yJohn Duerden

Xavi, Sneijder bringing star power to Qatar

Former Spanish star Xavi has written the blueprint on late-career success in the Qatar Stars League, one Wesley Sneijder should pay attention to.

RankingsAFC Champions League

Goal Difference2Tied-17th
Goals Scored9Tied-15th
Goals Conceded7Tied-18th