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Suarez assists Barça to late win in Almeria

Barça scraped three points at Almeria this afternoon despite offering the worst performance of the season so far. A woeful first half ended with Almeria deservedly leading 1-0 thanks to a 37th minute breakaway goal from Thievy. It could have … 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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Barça toppled in Paris

Barça’s unbeaten start to the season came to an end tonight with a Champions League defeat at Paris Saint Germain. In a thrilling match, David Luiz fired PSG in front in the tenth minute but Leo Messi equalised soon after. … Continue reading

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Douglas disappoints as Barça neutralized in Malaga

Barça’s winning run came to a halt with an uneventful 0-0 draw with Malaga at La Rosaleda tonight. Barça dominated possession but Malaga came closest to a goal when Claudio Bravo turned Luis Alberto’s free-kick against the post in the 70th … Continue reading

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Samper shines in dull Barça win over Apoel

Luis Enrique took a risk tonight in his first Champions League game in charge of Barça, making nine changes to the team that beat Athletic on Saturday, but the gamble just paid off with Gerard Piqué scoring the only goal … Continue reading

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Neymar late double maintains Barça’s 100% start

Barça had to work very hard for victory over Athletic Club at Camp Nou this afternoon but in the end Neymar Jr, who had again been left out of Luis Enrique’s initial starting XI, came on to grab two late … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 2 Getafe 2

Only the most extreme optimist could give Barça any chance of reclaiming La Liga following this afternoon’s 2-2 draw with Getafe at Camp Nou. The game was dedicated to the memory of Tito Vilanova and it began well enough when … 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: FC Barcelona 3 Real Betis 1

Barça kept up the pressure on leaders Atlético Madrid with a 3-1 victory over bottom-placed Real Betis at Camp Nou this evening. Leo Messi fired Barça into an early lead from the penalty spot but it wasn’t until the 67th … 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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