Category Archives: Sergio Busquets

Barça back to business in Bilbao

Barça may have been outplayed and outfought at San Mames in the Spanish Supercopa nine days ago, but with the real business of La Liga in play, Luis Enrique’s team gave a much more solid performance and deservedly beat Athletic … Continue reading

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Barça sink Juve to clinch second treble

Goals from Ivan Rakitic, Luis Suárez and Neymar Jr earned Barça a deserved 3-1 win over Juventus in Berlin tonight to clinch the club‘s fifth European Cup while becoming the first ever club to complete two trebles of the Champions … Continue reading

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Barça reach final but lose Busquets

Barça reached the Copa del Rey Final this evening with a 1-3 second leg win at Villarreal to complete an aggregate semi-final score of 6-2 overall. It was always going to be tough for Villarreal to overturn the two-goal deficit … Continue reading

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Busquets saves Barça with last gasp winner in Valencia

A last-minute winner from Sergio Busquets earned Barça a vital 0-1 win over Valencia in an intense encounter at Mestalla tonight. Barça were in danger of seeing Real Madrid increase their advantage at the top of La Liga and Claudio … Continue reading

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Barça face Ajax with pressure building on Luis Enrique

Twenty players have made the trip to Holland for Barça’s Champions League game with Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena tomorrow night (Wednesday 8.45 pm). Sergi Roberto with a pulled thigh muscle joins Jeremy Mathieu, Andrés Iniesta and Thomas Vermaelen on … Continue reading

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Barça stumble to second successive loss despite Suarez sparkle

Luis Enrique’s Barça lost top spot of La Liga tonight after slipping to a disappointing 0-1 defeat to Eduardo Berizzo’s Celta at Camp Nou. Luis Suarez gave a promising performance in his first home league game for the club but … Continue reading

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Match Report: AC Milan 1 FC Barcelona 1

Barça stay top of Champions League Group H after a 1-1 draw with AC Milan in the San Siro tonight. Brazilian striker Robinho fired Milan into an early lead after a misunderstanding in Barça’s defence but Leo Messi equalized halfway … Continue reading

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Supercopa 2013 2nd leg Match Preview: FC Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid

The first trophy of the season is up for grabs tomorrow night as Barça take on Atlético Madrid in the second leg of the Supercopa at Camp Nou (Wednesday 11 pm). The first game last week at the Vicente Calderón ended … Continue reading

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Enhorabuena España

I’ve never been a massive fan of international football but I couldn’t help but be delighted by Spain’s superb victory in Euro 2012. I should say first that I’m not an out-and-out supporter of any national side undoubtedly due to … Continue reading

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Fourteen Barcelona players in World’s top 100

In anticipation of the Fifa awards later today The Footy Blog has produced a list of its Top 100 Footballers compiled from the votes of 19 well respected football experts. That all nineteen voted for Leo Messi in first place … Continue reading

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