Tag Archives: Alba

Barça look to bounce back against Las Palmas

Barça face newly-promoted Las Palmas at Camp Nou tomorrow afternoon (Saturday 4 pm) with the need to recover after the shock 4-1 defeat at Celta. Individual defensive errors and a lack of intensity have been blamed as the pricipal causes … 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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Champions League semi-final preview: Barça vs Bayern Munich

Pep Guardiola, the man who won fourteen titles in four incredible seasons at Barça, returns to Camp Nou tomorrow for the first time as an opposing team coach. It could hardly be a bigger occasion with Luis Enrique’s in-form Barça facing … Continue reading

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Barça face must-win game at Cordoba

May is upon us. And for the first time in six years Barça enter the fifth month of the year with three possible titles in play. The 2008/09 season ended with a unforgettable triplete of Copa, Liga and Champions League … Continue reading

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Alba fit for Barça’s big test at Sevilla

A Barça victory over Sevilla at the Sánchez Pizjuán tomorrow (Saturday 8 pm) would be a massive step towards winning La Liga 2014/15 while providing an excellent boost going into Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final at Paris Saint Germain. However, the … Continue reading

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Suárez strike clinches Clásico for Barça

Goals from Jeremy Mathieu and Luis Suárez earned Barça a tense 2-1 win over Real Madrid in front of 98,760 fans at Camp Nou tonight. Mathieu headed in Leo Messi’s free-kick in the 19th minute to put the Catalans ahead … Continue reading

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Champions League Preview: Barça vs Manchester City

Barça host English Premier League champions Manchester City tomorrow (Wednesday 8.45 pm) in the second leg of the Champions League last 16 tie. Two goals from Luis Suárez earned a 1-2 away win in the first leg at the Etihad … Continue reading

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Suárez strikes twice but Barça fail to kill off City

Luis Suárez scored twice as Barça earned a 1-2 victory over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium tonight. The Uruguayan struck both his goals in a marvellous first half from Luis Enriqué’s men in which City were fortunate to keep the … Continue reading

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Barça ease the tension with five goals past Elche

Barça took a big step towards the Copa del Rey quarter-finals with a 5-0 first-leg win over Elche at Camp Nou tonight. Neymar, Luis Suarez and Leo Messi all scored before half-time to put Barça three up, Jordi Alba added … Continue reading

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Barça miss chance to go top in Anoeta

Victory over Real Sociedad tonight would have put Barça back on top of La Liga. Real Madrid lost at Valencia earlier today to give Luis Enrique’s men the chance to gain a two-point advantage but a second-minute own-goal from Jordi … Continue reading

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