Barcelona: Lionel Messi celebrated his record-equalling 767th appearance for Barcelona by scoring two goals in a 4-1 La Liga victory over Huesca which helped the Catalans to move within four points of the top of the table. The victory lifted Barca to 59 points in second place, four behind table-toppers Atletico Madrid. Messi equalled Xavi Hernandez’s all-time appearance record for Barcelona.
Sarah Taylor to coach Sussex men
In a rare move, English county Sussex have named Sarah Taylor, one of the best wicketkeepers to have graced women’s cricket, in their men’s team coaching staff for the upcoming season. While there are instances of women coaches being involved in the men’s game, Taylor is one of the biggest names from women’s cricket to join the coaching staff of a men’s team. The 31-year-old Taylor, who represented England in 226 games across formats with a world record 232 dismissals to her credit, quit the game in 2019.
Liverpool beat Wolves, climb to sixth
Liverpool stayed in the hunt for a top-four Premier League finish with a 1-0 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers. Agencies