Sunday's Spanish Super Cup final may not go ahead after Sevilla threatened to pull out of the match if Barcelona field more than three non-EU players.
It was Sevilla who took the lead after just eight minutes as Lucas Muriel set up Pablo Sarabia, who sent a fine curling effort past Marc-Andre Ter Stegen.
The equaliser eventually arrived four minutes before the break as Gerard Pique slotted into an empty net after Messi's free-kick had come off the post.
Gerard Pique, who announced his worldwide retirement with Spain on Saturday, levelled three minutes before the interval for Barcelona after he was fastest to respond to a loose ball following a Messi free-kick.
On Saturday, the Spanish football federation clarified that, unlike in La Liga, there were no restrictions on non-EU players for the Spanish Super Cup because the game was considered "not professional".
Sterling shines on Manchester City return City's excellence underlined the size of the task facing new Arsenal boss Emery as the Gunners begin life without Arsene Wenger. Emery tends to shift between 4-3-3 and 4-2-3-1, but probably needs three solid midfielders against this City side.
Perseids meteor shower 2018 But no matter if the clouds or smoke clear, "you still need to get away from the light pollution of cities", Meteorologist M.J. The Perseid Meteor shower normally peaks each year during a new moon however it will not do so again for another eight years.
Brooks Koepka has a two-shot lead at the PGA Championship as he tries to become only the fifth player in history to win the U.S. Koepka wasn't fazed, just like he wasn't fazed by the firm and windy conditions that annoyed so many in the field at the U.S.
A nervy world No.18 committed 31 unforced errors in blustery conditions as Barty broke Berten's serve four times. Halep broke the third-seeded Stephens with a crosscourt victor to take a 5-4 lead and serve for the set.
Given the truncated preseason he's had after heavy World Cup involvement, his energy and enthusiasm were impressive. The former Borussia Dortmund man arguably looked livelier playing from the flank in the second half.
Jordanian security forces gather during a raid in the city of Salt, northwest of the capital Amman, August 12, 2018. The officers had been chasing suspects in an explosion a day earlier in which a policeman was killed.
Starting off the season for both teams, it was a hard fixture, with both of the teams missing many of there regular players. Pep Guardiola insists Raheem Sterling is a player Manchester City count on and wants him to stay at the Etihad Stadium.
We just got so much more excited for this movie! Here's hoping this brings enough gaming goodness to keep people like me happy. As we already learned, Gadot will be playing the character Shank from the online racing game Slaughter Race .
Mookie Betts adds cycle to already stellar 2018 season
Teoscar Hernandez hit a two-run home run for the Blue Jays , his 17th, and Randal Grichuk added a three-run blast, his 15th. But Toronto evened the game at 2-2 in the home half of the first on a Justin Smoak single and a RBI groundout from Grichuk.
Erdogan: Lira crash political plot against Ankara
Erdogan downplayed the currency crisis in a speech on Friday, advising Turks not to be anxious over exchange rate fluctuations. U.S. stocks fell Friday amid the geopolitical concerns that pushed the Turkish lira to the record low against the dollar.
Kavanaugh shows stance on indicting president
White House spokesman Raj Shah said Kavanaugh was looking forward to speaking with Congress, reports CNN. The Kavanaugh confirmation process is moving ahead with hearings now scheduled for next month.
5 things we learned from the Premier League weekend
Arsenal are likely to press in the early stages, if Emery's approach against Guardiola in the past is anything to go by. We trained just one week. "He made some very good things in the World Cup, how he moved and created space for others".
PGA Championship Round 4: Tiger Woods hole by hole
Those birdies after his big blunder stood out to Finau, one of only 11 players to make the cut in all four majors this year. Eldrick Woods wasn't the only "Tiger" turning heads Saturday during the third round of the PGA Championship at Bellerive.