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Video Wrap: Leo show, Melo is Gala hero

Monday 26th November 2012 9:54

Messi: Two goals for Barca at Levante

Messi: Two goals for Barca at Levante

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The brilliance of Lionel Messi, surprise skills from Felipe Melo and the pick of the Football League goals - it's all in the latest Video Wrap.

Here's your chance to catch up with some of the best moments at home and abroad from the weekend action as the Video Wrap blog returns.

There's goals from Lionel Messi in Barcelona's win at Levante, highlights of AC Milan's narrow victory over Juventus in Serie A, plus star turns from Galatasaray's Felipe Melo, Vitesse's Wilfried Bony and (as usual) PSG's Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

In addition, we've got the pick of the strikes from the Football League and all the SPL goals too.

Let us know what you enjoyed watching by adding a Comment below.

Jon Holmes

Leo show at Levante, plus super Valdes save

Barcelona already have a huge 11-point lead over Real Madrid in La Liga, and we're only a third of the way through the Spanish season. On Sunday night, Barca won 4-0 at Levante, with Leo Messi (2), Andres Iniesta and Cesc Fabregas all on target. Goalkeeper Victor Valdes also made an excellent penalty save and follow-up stop to ensure a clean sheet.


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24 hours earlier, Jose Mourinho's men were beaten 1-0 at Real Betis, with the highly-rated Benat scoring a fine individual goal from 20 yards.

Unlikely goalkeeping hero for Gala

Galatasaray hold a two-point advantage at the top of the Turkish Super Lig table, after a 1-0 win at bottom-of-the-table Elazigspor on Saturday. However, the victory was only secured after keeper Fernando Muslera was sent off in the closing moments. His replacement in goal? On-loan Juventus midfielder Felipe Melo - who made this remarkable penalty save.

Controversial penalty helps Milan beat Juve

Juventus could have gone seven points clear at the top of Serie A on Sunday, but instead they suffered their first away defeat in the league for 18 months. AC Milan scored on 31 minutes from a disputed penalty - Antonio Nocerino seemed to head the ball into Mauricio Isla's back, rather than his arm. Robinho put away the spot-kick for what proved to be the only goal of the game at the San Siro.

Bony shaker for Dutch leaders PSV

In Holland, Eredivisie leaders PSV Eindhoven suffered a 2-1 home defeat to Vitesse Arnhem, who are now just two points back in third place. Chelsea fans will note that the winning goal was scored in the 74th minute by Ivory Coast striker Wilfried Bony, reportedly an £8million transfer target for the Blues. However, the 23-year-old also blazed over the bar from a great chance 10 minutes earlier, so he's certainly not the finished article just yet.

Three And In - Football League

Here's the three best goals from the Championship, League One and League Two (in my humble opinion). Don't forget you can watch all the Football League goals over at SkySports.com, with the clips live on the website from Sunday night.

CHAMPIONSHIP: Adlene Guedioura's thunderbolt, Wolves 1 NOTTINGHAM FOREST 2 (1m 33s)

LEAGUE ONE: Greg Tansey's looping equaliser, STEVENAGE 1 Tranmere 1 (1m 02s)

LEAGUE TWO: Jeff Goulding's chipped winner, CHELTENHAM 1 Barnet 0 (1m 21s)

Two assists, two goals, standard Zlatan

The most consistent performer in the Video Wrap this season has surely been Zlatan Ibrahimovic - even when he's not producing sublime skill, he's found his way in by getting sent off. On Saturday evening, Paris Saint-Germain cruised to a 4-0 home win over Troyes and their Swedish superstar was in imperious form yet again, claiming a brace himself after laying on goals for Maxwell and Blaise Matuidi.

SPL Goals Rush, Week 15 - Caley stun Celtic

Billy McKay's goal gave Inverness their first-ever league win away to Celtic on Saturday in the surprise result of the weekend north of the border. Aberdeen, St Johnstone and Dundee United also claimed narrow away victories, while St Mirren won at home to Dundee.

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