Messi scores hat-trick, Chelsea beaten, Ibrahimovic scores on debut – July 28

MIAMI, FL (Sporting Alert) — Lionel Messi was in good scoring form today in Barcelona’s 8-0 thrashing of RCA Casablanca in a preseason friendly football game on Saturday night.

The Argentine captain scored a first half hat-trick in his first game of the preseason campaign as Barcelona cruised to the easy win.

Messi missed the opening preseason game because of an injury.

Chile forward Alexis Sanchez was also in good touch in the first half, as he netted a brace to give the Spanish giants a 5-0 lead after the first 45-minutes.

After the break, Dani Alves scored from the penalty spot, while Sergi Gomez and Gerard Deulofeu grabbed goals late in the game.

Also on Saturday, Urby Emanuelson scored a 69th minute strike for AC Milan to beat Chelsea 1-0 in Miami and hand the Barclays Premier League side their second successive defeat of the week.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic made a brilliant start to his Paris Saint Germain career after the former AC Milan forward scored in the 3rd minute against DC United as both teams ended 1-1.

Elsewhere, Inter Milan were held 1-1 at Celtic, Hertha were beaten 2-0 by Serie A champions Juventus, Demba Ba scored a second half penalty to help Newcastle beat Braga 2-1, while Liverpool and Tottenham ended 0-0.

Preseason Football Scores and Results

13:35 FT ‘ Changchun Yatai 2 : 3 Wolfsburg
14:00 FT ‘ Telstar 1 : 1 Cambuur Leeuwarden
14:30 FT ‘ ASWH 1 : 3 Excelsior
14:30 FT ‘ Celtic 1 : 1 Inter
14:30 FT ‘ Heracles Almelo 1 : 2 Buyuksehir
15:00 FT ‘ Mansfield Town 2 : 1 Nottm Forest
15:15 FT ‘ Hertha 0 : 2 Juventus
15:30 FT ‘ Cologne 2 : 0 Heerenveen
15:30 FT ‘ St. Pauli 1 : 1 Aberdeen
16:00 FT ‘ AZ 1 : 2 Mallorca
16:00 FT ‘ Barnsley 0 : 0 West Brom
16:00 FT ‘ Burton Albion 0 : 1 Derby County
16:00 FT ‘ Cheltenham Town 1 : 0 Birmingham
16:00 FT ‘ Crewe 1 : 1 Bolton
16:00 FT ‘ Ipswich Town 0 : 2 Luton
16:00 FT ‘ Kaiserslautern 1 : 0 Augsburg
16:00 FT ‘ Rijnsburgse Boys 1 : 2 ADO Den Haag
16:00 FT ‘ Southampton 0 : 1 Ajax
16:00 FT ‘ St. Johnstone 2 : 1 Bristol City
16:00 FT ‘ Walsall 0 : 3 Wolves
16:00 FT ‘ Wycombe Wanderers 0 : 3 Fulham
17:00 FT ‘ Bologna 0 : 2 Grosseto
17:00 FT ‘ Groningen 1 : 0 Emmen
17:00 FT ‘ Hannover 1 : 1 Wisla Krakow
17:00 FT ‘ NAC 1 : 2 Sparta Rotterdam
17:00 FT ‘ Roda 3 : 1 Jong Ajax
17:00 FT ‘ Wuppertaler 1 : 1 FSV Frankfurt
17:30 FT ‘ Chievo 0 : 1 Catania
17:30 FT ‘ Parma 2 : 2 Varese
18:00 FT ‘ Bochum 1 : 4 Borussia M.
18:30 FT ‘ Nancy 0 : 1 Sochaux
18:30 FT ‘ Rennes 0 : 2 Nacional
18:45 FT ‘ RKC 1 : 0 Getafe
19:00 FT ‘ Aalen 2 : 2 Betis
19:00 Pst ‘ MVV Maastricht ? : ? Sint-Truiden
19:00 FT ‘ Rayo Vallecano 2 : 1 NEC
19:00 FT ‘ Real Sociedad 0 : 1 Bordeaux
19:00 FT ‘ VV Venlo 1 : 1 Osasuna
19:15 FT ‘ Liverpool 0 : 0 Tottenham
19:15 FT ‘ Reims 1 : 1 Valenciennes
20:30 FT ‘ Sporting 3 : 1 Saint-Etienne
20:45 FT ‘ Atalanta 1 : 0 Udinese
21:30 Pen ‘ Valencia 1 : 1 Porto
21:45 FT ‘ Newcastle 2 : 1 Braga

00:00 FT ‘ RCA Casablanca 0 : 8 Barcelona
00:30 FT ‘ Milan 1 : 0 Chelsea
01:30  FT  ‘ D.C. United 1 : 1 Paris Saint Germain

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