Tag Archives: Champions League

Champions League Preview: Manchester City vs Barça

The Champions League is back, and just like last season Barça have been drawn against Manchester City in the most attractive tie of the last 16. The first leg tomorrow (Tuesday 8.45 pm CET) is once again at the Etihad … Continue reading

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Barça come from behind to beat PSG to top spot

Barça came from behind to beat Paris Saint Germain 3-1 at Camp Nou tonight and clinch top spot in Champions Group F. Ex-blaugrana Zlatan Ibrahimovic shot the French team in front after 15 minutes but goals from Leo Messi, Neymar … Continue reading

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Barça vs Paris SG: The battle for top spot in Group F

The battle for top place in Champions League Group F comes to a climax tomorrow night when Barça meet Paris Saint Germain at Camp Nou (Wednesday 8.45 pm). Laurent Blanc’s men lead the group by one point so Barça need … Continue reading

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Majestic Messi smashes Raul’s record at Apoel

It’s been quite a week for Leo Messi. First he scored a hat-trick in Saturday’s 5-1 victory over Sevilla to take Telmo Zarra’s all-time scoring record in La Liga. Then tonight he netted three more goals in Barça’s impressive 0-4 … Continue reading

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Record-breaker Messi seeks new goal in Cyprus

Luis Enrique has taken 22 players for tomorrow night’s Champions League game against Apoel Nicosia in Cyprus. Andres Iniesta has still not received medical clearance while Thomas Vermaelen noticed another twinge in his hamstring yesterday which will again set him … Continue reading

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Messi equals Raúl’s record as Barça beat Ajax to reach the last 16

Leo Messi scored his 70th and 71st Champions League goals to earn Barça a confidence-restoring 0-2 victory over Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena tonight. Messi’s double takes the Argentinian level with Raúl as the highest ever scorer in Champions League … Continue reading

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Barça face Ajax with pressure building on Luis Enrique

Twenty players have made the trip to Holland for Barça’s Champions League game with Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena tomorrow night (Wednesday 8.45 pm). Sergi Roberto with a pulled thigh muscle joins Jeremy Mathieu, Andrés Iniesta and Thomas Vermaelen on … Continue reading

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Sandro seals Barça win over Ajax

Barça needed to wait until a 94th minute goal from substitute Sandro to secure the three points against Ajax in tonight’s Champions League Group F match at Camp Nou. The victory seemed to be in the bag after Neymar Jr … Continue reading

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Big week for Barça begins with Ajax

It is difficult not to think about Saturday’s clásico at the Bernabéu but first Barça face an important Champions League game against Ajax at Camp Nou (Tuesday 8.45 pm). Following defeat at Paris Saint Germain in the second round of … 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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