Tag Archives: 2013

Match Report: Getafe 2 FC Barcelona 5

Barça stay top of the league for another week after coming from behind to beat Getafe 2-5 this afternoon. There appeared to be a very good chance that Barça would lose the leader’s spot to Atlético Madrid when Sergio Escudero … Continue reading

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Preview: Getafe vs FC Barcelona (game 17 liga 2013/14)

Barça visit Getafe tomorrow afternoon (Sunday 5 pm) to play the seventeenth game of the 2013/14 Liga and the final match of 2013. Neymar Jr is suspended while Xavi Hernández and Carles Puyol both miss the trip with minor injuries, … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 3 Cartagena 0 (Barça win 7-1 on aggregate)

Barça will meet Getafe in the last 16 of this season’s Copa del Rey after completing an easy 7-1 aggregate win over Segunda División B side Cartagena. There was never ever doubt about which team would qualify after Barça won … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Preview: FC Barcelona vs Cartagena (last 32 2nd leg)

Tata Martino has rested Gerard Piqué and Sergio Busquets for tomorrow evening’s Copa del Rey return match with Cartagena while Xavi Hernández has been ruled out with a soleus muscle injury in his right leg. Barça’s 1-4 victory from the … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 2 Villarreal 1

A week ago questions were beginning to be asked about the goal return of Brazilian star Neymar Jr. The €57 million signing had only managed five goals but this week he has doubled his tally with a hat-trick against Celtic … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Villarreal (game 16 liga 2013/14)

Barça face one of the toughest tests of the season with the visit of fifth-placed Villarreal to Camp Nou tomorrow evening (Saturday 8 pm). Dani Alves has not recovered in time to return while Adriano Correia misses the game through … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 6 Celtic 1

Celtic boss Neil Lennon should take a very important lesson from tonight’s 6-1 defeat to Tata Martino’s Barça: don’t disrespect an opponent. During yesterday’s pre-match press conference Lennon accused Barça’s 21-year-old Brazilian star Neymar Jr of immaturity. Neymar responded on … Continue reading

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Messi versus Ronaldo and Ribery for 2013 Ballon D’Or

There were no surprises today as FIFA revealed the three finalists for this year’s Ballon d’Or award as Leo Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Franck Ribery. The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony in Zurich on January 13.

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Match Report: Cartagena 1 FC Barcelona 4

Barça showed good spirit to come from behind and beat Cartagena 1-4 in the first leg of the Copa del Rey tie at the Cartagonova stadium tonight. Fernando Rodriguez put an upset on the cards when he fired the Segunda … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Preview: Cartagena vs FC Barcelona (last 32 1st leg)

The quest for the 2013/14 Copa del Rey begins for Barça tomorrow night with a first leg game of the last 32 round at Cartagena (Friday 10 pm). Xavi Hernández (calf) and Andrés Iniesta (hamstring) join Leo Messi, Dani Alves … Continue reading

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