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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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Barça prepare for Espanyol in the Catalan derby

Barça face an important week with two tough matches at Camp Nou. Next Wednesday the battle for top spot in Champions League Group F will be decided when Paris Saint Germain come to town, but first Barça take on Espanyol … Continue reading

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Barça need penalties to win Supercopa de Catalunya

Barça beat Espanyol 4-2 on penalties to take the first edition of the renamed Supercopa de Catalunya in Girona tonight. The ninety minutes ended at 1-1 after Anaitz Arbilla fired in a brilliant free-kick to equalize Gerard Piqué’s early headed … Continue reading

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Luis Suarez adds spice to Supercopa de Catalunya

There can be no doubt that over the years the Copa Catalunya has been struggling to cause much interest. It usually just causes squabbling over dates and Barça have always sent relatively weak teams to compete. This year the tournament … Continue reading

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Barça win Copa Catalunya

Barça won the Copa Catalunya tonight after beating Espanyol 3-2 on penalties. Neither side featured any first team players in their team and a heated game ended in a 0-0 draw. Patric Gabarrón, Wilfrid Kaptoum and Munir El-Haddadi scored their … 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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