Messi would have arrived back in Barcelona during the early hours of Wednesday morning.
Barcelona qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League on Tuesday after a compelling 1-1 draw at Internazionale where a late leveller from Mauro Icardi disrupted Barça's ideal record in this season's competition.
After three games, Inter Milan and Barcelona are in control of their Champions League group.
The Argentine suffered an arm fracture in a La Liga match against Sevilla at the back end of last month and had not recovered sufficiently to play against Inter.
He added: "We'll have to secure first place in the next two games".
The more high-profile the opponent, the better Barcelona have played.
Luis Suarez scored twice on Saturday, the second an 89th-minute victor to complete a late comeback against Rayo.
Liverpool and Napoli are locked on six points from four games, with PSG one behind and Red Star another point adrift. "We know that Inter have picked up a lot of points in the last minutes". The quality of the opposition doesn't seem to faze the 21-year-old and this is a kind of game where he could thrive due to the space available if Inter opt to take risks and play high up the pitch.
"I think we deserved more".
Therefore without their maestro who roams in attack, the pressure was heaped on the shoulders of the likes of Arthur, Ivan Rakitic, Phillipe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele to replace Messi's magical passing and creativity.
Luis Enrique is yet to pick him for Spain but it would be hard to justify ignoring the full-back again when the next squad is announced later this week.
"The whole team has taken a step forward", the Spain worldwide said.
Ernesto Valverde gave Malcom his fourth outing of the season on Tuesday night and the Brazilian was able to break down the Inter defence and score past Samir Handanovic, before running to the corner with his head in his hands.
They will present their research at the American Heart Association's (AHA) Scientific Sessions 2018 next week in Chicago, IL. The authors used data from 44 young young and healthy medical students, aged 20 years.
Mr Smith has taken a keen interest in African affairs, regularly convening hearings on conflicts and policy initiatives. Tlaib's win comes after the 2016 election of Trump spurred a record number of women to put their names on the ballot.
And early voter turnout has surpassed that from the 2012 presidential election. "They hate President Trump", Cruz said. Nearly five million people have voted early in the 30 Texas counties where 78 percent of registered voters live.
The bodies of two adults and a child were found late on Wednesday near Willowra, about 300 kilometres northwest of Alice Springs. Relatives told authorities a 12-year-old boy had also been travelling with the young family, but he was missing from the scene.
He was not made available to reporters after the game but told reporters last week: " I didn't want to feel like a victim . Fans cheered again when Jones fought for a loose ball and got fouled to reach the free throw line for his first point.
Furthermore, he argued that doctors have assessed that he has the body of a 45-year-old. 'When I'm 69, I am limited. After all, Ratelband says, "When I'm on Tinder and say I'm 69, I don't get an answer".
Among those expected: Vice President Mike Pence and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, an informal adviser to the president. All 435 seats in the House, 35 seats in the 100-member Senate and 36 of the 50 state governorships were up for grabs.
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47 killed in Zimbabwe bus crash
Traffic accidents are common in Zimbabwe, where years of underfunding and neglect have left roads riddled with potholes. In July 2015, eight passengers died and 53 others were injured when a tyre burst, causing the bus to overturn.
Tesla names Robyn Denholm as chair to replace Elon Musk
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A separate storm front in central Tennessee overnight killed one person, injured two others and also left thousands without power. Among those expected: Vice President Mike Pence and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, an informal adviser to the president.
Rajapakse rally gathers as Sri Lanka showdown toughens
On Friday, 118 members of the 225-seat legislature met the speaker and called for the reconvening of parliament. Tens of thousands of Sri Lankans marched on Monday in support of the government led by Mahinda Rajapaksa .