Global Sports Round Up on 12th January, 2018

Prabhangad Singh / 12 January 2018

Here is Sportzwiki’s daily news round-up, featuring top sports news from around the world, on 12th January 2018. Here’s all the news from sporting events like cricket, football, WWE, Tennis and other sports took over the attention of all the sports enthusiasts.

Copa Del Rey 

Lionel Messi
Leo Messi (Photo by Miquel Llop/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Barcelona vs Celta Vigo

Barcelona decimated Celta Vigo 5-0 in the second leg of the round of 16, as the Catalans rattled the tourists.

Lionel Messi scored two goals in two minutes giving the hosts a 2-0 lead in the 15th minute. Jordi Alba, Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic scored to ensure their team reached the next round of the tournament without any hiccups. Barcelona won the tie 6-1 on aggregate.

Levanter 0-2 Espanyol

Sevilla 2-1 Casdiz

Australian Open- Qualifiers

No. 15 seed Yuki Bhambri moved into the final round of qualifying for Australian Open 2018 by beating Spain’s Carlos Taberner in Melbourne on Friday. Bhambri, who is world No. 122, won the match 6-0, 6-2.

Coquelin Leaves Arsenal

French midfielder Francis Coquelin has joined La Liga club Valencia after both the parties agreed to a 12 million Euro deal.