Tag Archives: 1st leg

Champions League semi-final draw: Barça vs Bayern Munich

The Champions League semi-final draw has paired Barça with Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich. The first game will be played at Camp Nou on Tuesday 5 May with the return in Munich on Wednesday 13 May. The other semi-final is between Juventus … 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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Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg preview: Barça vs Atlético Madrid

Things can change very quickly in football. Just two weeks ago Barça appeared to be in a critical situation following the defeat at Real Sociedad and the departure of Andoni Zubizaretta and Carlos Puyol. President Bartomeu brought forward elections to … Continue reading

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Champions League Match Report: FC Barcelona 1 Atlético Madrid 1

It seems nothing can separate Barça and Atlético Madrid. Four meetings this season and four draws, the latest a high-paced battle in the Champions League quarter-final first leg at Camp Nou tonight that ended 1-1. Diego Ribas surprised José Manuel … Continue reading

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Champions League Quarter-Final 1st leg Preview: FC Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid

A thrilling battle for the 2013/14 Liga is put to the side tomorrow evening when Barça receive Diego Simeone’s Atlético Madrid at Camp Nou in the Champions League quarter-final first leg. Tata Martino has named a 22-man squad for the … Continue reading

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Match Report: Manchester City 0 FC Barcelona 2

Barça took a massive step towards the Champions League quarter-finals with a 0-2 win over Manchester City in tonight’s 1st leg of the last 16 tie. The game had been evenly balanced until the 53rd minute when Barça won a … Continue reading

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Champions League Preview: Manchester City vs FC Barcelona (last 16 first leg)

Fifteen years ago Manchester United fans, celebrating the last-minute Champions League victory over Bayern Munich in Barcelona, remembered their closest rival by singing a version of City’s Blue Moon anthem with the words  ‘City, you’ll never play us again’. The year … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Semi-final first leg match report: FC Barcelona 2 Real Sociedad 0

Barça take a healthy 2-0 lead into next Wednesday’s Copa del Rey second leg against Real Sociedad at Anoeta though Tata Martino will feel his team missed an opportunity to kill off the tie completely after playing the entire second … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Preview: FC Barcelona vs Real Sociedad (Semi-final 1st leg)

Following the shock of Saturday’s 2-3 defeat at home to Valencia, Barça return to action tomorrow with the Copa del Rey semi-final first leg against Real Sociedad at Camp Nou (Wednesday 10 pm). Despite the ongoing battle for La Liga … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Preview: Levante vs FC Barcelona (Quarter-final 1st leg)

Just three days after the 1-1 draw in La Liga, Levante and Barça meet again at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium tomorrow for the quarter-final first leg of the Copa del Rey. With a semi-final place against Real Sociedad or … Continue reading

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