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Brilliant Barça boss Catalan Derby

Barça earned a splendid 0-2 victory over Espanyol this afternoon to move five points clear of Real Madrid who play tomorrow at Celta. Luis Enrique’s men gave a dazzling first half performance with goals from Neymar Jr and Messi in … Continue reading

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Barça need three points at Espanyol

With just six games to play in La Liga 2014/15 Barça travel across town to Cornellà-El Prat tomorrow to face local rivals Espanyol at the newly-named Power8 stadium (Saturday 4 pm). The two-point advantage over second placed Real Madrid leaves … Continue reading

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Espanyol sunk by Messi the Destroyer

An astonishing performance from Leo Messi helped Barça come from behind to beat Espanyol at Camp Nou this evening. Ex-blaugrana Sergio Garcia shot Los Periquitos into an early lead but a hat-trick from Messi and goals from Gerard Piqué and … Continue reading

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Match Report: Espanyol 0 FC Barcelona 1

Barça took a massive step towards a fifth league title in six years with a 0-1 victory over local rivals Espanyol at Cornellà-El Prat this afternoon. The home side put up a valiant fight to frustrate Barça but a controversial … Continue reading

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Preview: Espanyol vs FC Barcelona (game 31 liga 2013/14)

This week we have seen how much things can change in football in a very short period of time. When Cristiano Ronaldo converted his penalty to put Real Madrid 3-2 in Sunday’s Clásico it looked like Barça would be finishing … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 1 Espanyol 0

Espanyol came close to frustrating Barça in the local derby at Camp Nou tonight, but with twenty minutes to go Alexis Sanchez scored the only goal of the game after an assist from Neymar Jr to take Barça to 34 points … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Espanyol (game 12 liga 2013/14)

Barça play the fifth game in 14 days with the visit of Espanyol for the local derby at Camp Nou tomorrow night (Friday 9 pm). The packed fixture list gives little time for rest and preparation but by playing on the … Continue reading

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