Tag Archives: Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich 2 FC Barcelona 0

Barça’s first game of the 2013/14 preseason ended with a 2-0 defeat at Bayern Munich this evening. Philipp Lahm headed Pep Guardiola’s new team into an early lead and the German victory was sealed with a late goal from Mario … Continue reading

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Thiago to sign for Bayern Munich

Sad news today as Barça lose one of the most exciting prospects of the cantera, Thiago Alcantara, who will sign for Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich. The two clubs have agreed a price of €25 million for the 22-year-old midfielder who … Continue reading

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Are Barça about to lose Thiago Alcántara?

According to the local press Barça could be on the point of losing one of our most promising youngsters, Thiago Alcántara. It is well known that Thiago has a release clause of only €18 million due to him not playing in 60% … Continue reading

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How Guardiola made his move to Bayern

I’ve just read this fascinating story on Guardiola’s move to Bayern in today’s El Pais. It’s so interesting I decided to translate it to English so you can all read it in full. The original story was printed in Germany’s … Continue reading

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Barça must aim higher than just getting the better of Real Madrid

Reading the Catalan sports papers over the last couple of days I can’t help noticing an unhealthy mood of triumphalism. Rather than judging the signing of Neymar Jr. on the merits of the player weighed up against the financial price … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona vs Bayern Munich: Champions League semi-final 2nd leg preview

Barça will need to make one of the greatest ever Champions League comebacks to reach this year’s Wembley final on May 25. Last week’s 4-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in the semi-final first leg has left Tito Vilanova’s men with a … Continue reading

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Bayern Munich 4 FC Barcelona 0

Four years after a memorable 4-0 Champions League victory over Bayern Munich the tables were turned tonight as Barça were destroyed by the same score at the Allianz Arena. There is still a second leg at Camp Nou next week … Continue reading

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Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona: Champions League semi-final first leg preview

Bayern Munich and Barça commence battle tomorrow evening (Tuesday 8.45 pm) with a place in the Uefa Champions League final on May 25 at stake. With four European Cups each there can be few bigger clashes than this in world … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 1 Levante 0

While Bayern Munich warmed up for Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final with a 1-6 away win at Hannover 96 this afternoon, this evening Barça had to wait until a Cesc Fabregas strike in the 84th minute to overcome a defensive Levante … Continue reading

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Champions League semi-final draw: Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona

Today’s lunchtime draw for the Champions League semi-finals has paired Barça with four-times European Champions and recently-crowned 2012/13 Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. The first leg will be played at the Allianz Arena on Tuesday 23 April with the return game … Continue reading

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