Tag Archives: Barça

Barça brought down to earth in Vigo

Barça came unstuck tonight in Vigo, ripped apart by a splendid Celta side that demonstrated a greater desire for the victory. Barça transfer target Nolito curled in a brilliant goal in the 26th minute to put the Galician side in … Continue reading

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Piqué returns for leaders Barça at Celta

Gerard Piqué returns to league action following his four-match suspension as Barça take on Celta de Vigo at Balaidos tomorrow night (Wednesday 8.00 pm). Without Piqué, the defending champions have begun La Liga 2015/16 with four straight victories and Luis … Continue reading

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Barça see off Levante to stay top of La Liga

Barça stay top of La Liga for another week after a 4-1 victory over Levante at Camp Nou tonight. Following a disappointing goalless first half, Marc Bartra broke the deadlock in the 50st minute before a goal from Neymar and … Continue reading

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Dani Alves set to return against Levante

Early league leaders Barça take on Levante at Camp Nou tomorrow evening (Sunday 8.30 pm) with the goal of maintaining the two-point advantage over closest rivals Real Madrid. Gerard Piqué will serve the last of his four-match suspension while Luis … Continue reading

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Barça tamed by Florenzi wondergoal

Champions League defending champions Barça began the quest for back-to-back titles with a 1-1 draw at AS Roma tonight. Luis Enrique’s men got off to an excellent start when Luis Suárez headed in from Ivan Rakitic’s cross in the 21st … Continue reading

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Champions League preview: AS Roma vs FC Barcelona

Barça begin their defence of the Champions League tomorrow night with a tough game at AS Roma at the Olympic Stadium in Rome (Wednesday 8.45 pm). No team has ever won back-to-back Champions Leagues which makes this season’s competition even … Continue reading

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Papi Messi sinks Atlético

Leo Messi celebrated the birth of his second son by coming off the bench to score Barça’s winner in a deserved 1-2 victory over Atlético Madrid. There was a big surprise an hour before kick-off when the teamsheets appeared with … Continue reading

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Ter Stegen set for league debut at Atlético

Barça return to action after the international break with the always tough trip to face Atlético Madrid at the Vicente Caldrerón (Saturday 8.30 pm). Luis Enrique is without the injured Dani Alves and the suspended Gerard Piqué, and his plans … Continue reading

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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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Return of the Trident to face Malaga

Few can deny that Barça’s success last season was very much down to the incredible talent of the team’s three most advanced players, Leo Messi, Neymar Jr and Luis Suárez. The three scored an astonishing 122 goals between them on the way to winning … Continue reading

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