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Vermaelen unlocks Malaga to earn three more points for Barça

Last season Malaga survived 180 minutes without conceding a goal against the might of Barça’s firepower. Tonight at Camp Nou it looked like Javi Gracia’s team might gain yet another clean sheet as despite the reunion of the Messi-Suárez-Neymar trident, … Continue reading

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Rakitic seals City’s fate

Ivan Rakitic’s first half goal earned a 1-0 victory over Manchester City on the night and a 3-1 aggregate win overall which puts Barça in the Champions League quarter-finals for the eighth successive season. The possible rivals in Friday’s draw … Continue reading

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Messi’s late penalty earns narrow advantage over Atlético

Barça earned a narrow 1-0 win over Atlético Madrid in tonight’s Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg at Camp Nou. The game was intense throughout but looked to be heading for a goalless draw until referee José Luis Gonzalez Gonzalez … Continue reading

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Granada 1 FC Barcelona 0

Granada held on to a 16th minute goal from Yacine Brahimi to leave Barça’s league title chances seriously dented at Los Cármenes tonight. Having been dumped out of the Champions League on Wednesday, Tata Martino’s men failed to lift themselves for the … Continue reading

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Match Report: Atlético Madrid 1 FC Barcelona 0 (Atlético win 2-1 on aggregate)

It wasn’t to be. After reaching the Champions League for six successive seasons Barça crashed out at the quarter-final stage tonight to Diego Simeone’s Atlético Madrid. Following last week’s 1-1 draw in the first leg at Camp Nou Barça needed … Continue reading

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Match Rant: Valladolid 1 FC Barcelona 0

What the fuck! What was that? Barça, who began the day just a point behind league leaders Real Madrid, gave a horrendous performance in losing 1-0 to Valladolid, a team in the relegation zone with just four previous league victories … Continue reading

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Match Report: Athletic Club 1 FC Barcelona 0

La Liga is wide open again after Barça’s 1-0 loss to Athletic Club at the new San Mamés tonight. A goal from Iker Muniain in the 70th minute was enough to earn all three points for the Basque team as Barça … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 1 Espanyol 0

Espanyol came close to frustrating Barça in the local derby at Camp Nou tonight, but with twenty minutes to go Alexis Sanchez scored the only goal of the game after an assist from Neymar Jr to take Barça to 34 points … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 1 Levante 0

While Bayern Munich warmed up for Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final with a 1-6 away win at Hannover 96 this afternoon, this evening Barça had to wait until a Cesc Fabregas strike in the 84th minute to overcome a defensive Levante … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 1 Valencia 0

Barça stay top of La Liga tonight after Adriano Correia’s 23rd minute strike earned a narrow 1-0 victory over Valencia at Camp Nou. The victory should have been more comfortable but Barça missed chances which led to a nervous finish … Continue reading

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