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Moyes rues Socieded draw

Real Sociedad boss David Moyes was not happy with just a point from his opening match in charge against Deportivo La Coruna, but the Scot enjoyed the experience.

The move to San Sebastian is something of a leap of faith for Moyes, whose reputation took a battering in England after he lasted just 10 months at Manchester United.

Moyes (pictured right) began his tenure with a goalless draw at Riazor as Sociedad registered their first clean sheet for seven months.

The Basque outfit side should have been given the opportunity to take an early lead, but nine minutes in the referee inexplicably failed to award a spot-kick for an apparent shirt pull on Imanol Agirretxe.

There were few chances of note in the game and Moyes wanted to see his side do more in the second period after dominating the first.

"I wanted to win and I'm not happy with the draw because we worked hard, but at the end we can say that's a fair point," he said.

"It was a good first half - we were far superior.

"I was disappointed with the second half, we started the second half slowly.

"I really enjoyed it and it was a great experience."

The draw saw Sociedad move up to 14th, with Moyes' next game in charge at home against Eibar on Friday night.

Enrique 'lucky' to manage Messi

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique says he is honoured to be Lionel Messi's coach after the Argentinean became the top goalscorer in Primera Division history on Saturday night.

Messi bagged a treble to help Enrique's side complete a 5-1 win over Sevilla at the Nou Camp, as the forward overtook Telmo Zarra's scoring record with his 253rd goal in his 289th appearance.

"I have never seen a player like Messi," Enrique said. "I feel lucky to be his manager. Nobody can be compared to him. He's one-of-a-kind and we'll never see anyone like him ever again and we are privileged to have him and be able to watch him."

Messi paid tribute to those who helped him achieve the milestone.

He wrote on his Facebook page: "I was only able to achieve this because of the support I have had from so many people during my time here and I would like to dedicate this achievement to you all."


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