FIFA had said that a breakaway league would not be recognised and that clubs or players involved in such competitions would be barred.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has now defeated Pep Guardiola for the first time in his career.
Messi has scored 467 goals in La Liga, the most by any player and also the most goals ever scored by a player for Barcelona.
Tonight’s loss however handed Thomas Tuchel his first loss in competition as Chelsea manager.
Globally, reigning World Cup champions, France, placed second behind Belgium who remained first on the rankings table.
Nigeria leads Group L with 15 points with Benin Republic coming second and both qualifying for the 2021 AFCON to be hosted by Cameroon.
The cynical rape comments made by Adesanya was later described by him as a “fall-off of fight talk”.
The former heavyweight champion called the fight for name sake Tyson Fury, citing AJ’s slow punch speed.
The 1996 Ballon D’or winner compared Haaland to Ousman Dembele, saying Dembele was not a “finished product” before leaving Dortmund.
Nigerians will be hoping the former FIFA U-20 highest goalscorer replicates his fine form for the Super Eagles.