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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 come unstuck in Madrid

Luis Enrique’s first clásico as Barça’s coach ended in a disappointing 3-1 defeat at the Bernabéu this evening. The game started well for the visitors with Neymar Jr firing home after just three minutes but Madrid reacted with goals from … Continue reading

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Bravo debut blunder gifts victory to Napoli

€12 million signing Claudio Bravo made an unfortunate start to his Barça career tonight when his mistake cost Barça a 1-0 defeat to Napoli in Geneva. Bravo had performed well, making one spectacular first-half save to deny Marek Hamsik, but … 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 Rant: Valladolid 1 FC Barcelona 0

What the fuck! What was that? Barça, who began the day just a point behind league leaders Real Madrid, gave a horrendous performance in losing 1-0 to Valladolid, a team in the relegation zone with just four previous league victories … Continue reading

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Match Report: Real Sociedad 3 FC Barcelona 1

Barça’s poor recent record at Anoeta continued tonight with a 3-1 defeat to Real Sociedad that sees Tata Martino’s men concede top place in La Liga and a three-point advantage to Real Madrid. Martino made six changes to the team … Continue reading

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Match Report: Ajax 2 FC Barcelona 1

Barça’s unbeaten start under Tata Martino came to an end with a 2-1 defeat to Frank de Boer’s Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena tonight. Barça failed to match Ajax’s intensity and Thulani Serero and Danny Hoesen fired the Dutch team … Continue reading

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Real Sociedad 3 FC Barcelona 2

After an unbeaten first half of the league season Barça went down 3-2 to Real Sociedad at Anoeta this evening. As occurred in the same fixture last season Barça took an early 0-2 lead, through goals from Leo Messi and … Continue reading

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