Alejandro Moreno examines Barcelona's reliance on Lionel Messi after he scored his 50th career hat trick in a win at Sevilla.
From another Lionel Messi masterpiece to a dramatic and bizarre Carabao Cup final, here's how Europe's top clubs fared at the weekend.
When you directly contribute to all of your team's goals, against a team with Champions League aspirations, you have a chance at topping Player Power Rankings. Our global editors pick their top 10 performers from the weekend.
Also receiving votes: Christopher Nkunku (Paris Saint-Germain), Ederson (Manchester City), Wilfried Zaha (Crystal Palace), Henrikh Mkhitaryan (Arsenal), Troy Deeney (Watford), Remi Oudin (Stade Reims), Chiquinho (Moreirense).
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