Tag Archives: December

Copa del Rey Preview: Cartagena vs FC Barcelona (last 32 1st leg)

The quest for the 2013/14 Copa del Rey begins for Barça tomorrow night with a first leg game of the last 32 round at Cartagena (Friday 10 pm). Xavi Hernández (calf) and Andrés Iniesta (hamstring) join Leo Messi, Dani Alves … Continue reading

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Preview: Athletic Club vs FC Barcelona (game 15 liga 2013/14)

After going down to the first defeat of the season at Ajax on Tuesday there will be extra attention to see how Barça respond in the visit to the new San Mames to take on Athletic Club tomorrow evening (Sunday … Continue reading

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Valladolid 1 FC Barcelona 3

Barça continued the triumphant march towards a 22nd league title this evening with a hard-earned 1-3 victory at Valladolid. With Jordi Roura in charge of the team while Tito Vilanova recovers from surgery, Barça put in a serious performance with … Continue reading

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Vallodolid vs FC Barcelona (game 17 liga 2012/13)

After the last couple of days of concern over the recurrence of Tito Vilanova’s illness it is somewhat difficult to return to the everyday normality of another league fixture. However, with Jordi Roura temporarily in charge of the team, Barça … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 4 Atlético Madrid 1

Fútbol Club Barcelona moved nine points clear at the top of La Liga after beating second-placed Atlético Madrid 4-1 at Camp Nou tonight. It might have been a very different story after Diego Simeone’s side clearly had the better of … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid (game 16 liga 2012/13)

Barça versus Atlético. A game to really get excited about. Traditionally, of course, the biggest game of the season is against the evil empire Real Madrid, but if Barça-Madrid has earned the name of el clásico then Barça-Atléti should really … Continue reading

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Cordoba 0 FC Barcelona 2

Another two goals from the irrepressible Leo Messi put Barça on the road to a place in the Copa del Rey quarter finals after a 0-2 first leg victory at Cordoba. There is no holding back from the little Argentinian … Continue reading

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Preview: Cordoba vs FC Barcelona (Copa del Rey last 16 1st leg)

Tito Vilanova is taking Barça’s first leg Copa del Rey game at Cordoba tomorrow very seriously, naming a strong 19-man squad for the trip that includes record-man Leo Messi. The only B-team players included in the list are keeper Oier … Continue reading

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Real Betis 1 FC Barcelona 2

Leo Messi’s 85th and 86th goals of 2012 earned Barça a tremendously exciting 1-2 victory over a valiant Betis side tonight to stay six points clear of Atlético Madrid at the top of La Liga. Following Barça these days means … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 0 Benfica 0

Barça finished the Champions League group stage with a 0-0 draw with Benfica at Camp Nou and will now face one of Porto, Arsenal, Galatasaray, Shakhtar Donetsk and AC Milan in the last sixteen. There was no record for Leo … Continue reading

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