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Barça stun Leverkusen with late comeback

Poor Bayer Leverkesen. The German side led Barça for close to an hour in tonight’s Champions League clash at Camp Nou after Papadopolous’s 22nd minute header, and for long periods they looked the better side. With just ten minutes remaining, … Continue reading

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Champions League Preview: Barça vs Bayer Leverkusen

The last time Bayer Leverkusen visited Camp Nou, in March 2012, they received a 7-1 thrashing from Pep Guardiola’s Barça. Leo Messi played an absolute blinder that night, scoring five in one of the most dazzling displays ever seen in … Continue reading

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Barça back to business in Bilbao

Barça may have been outplayed and outfought at San Mames in the Spanish Supercopa nine days ago, but with the real business of La Liga in play, Luis Enrique’s team gave a much more solid performance and deservedly beat Athletic … Continue reading

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Barça sink Juve to clinch second treble

Goals from Ivan Rakitic, Luis Suárez and Neymar Jr earned Barça a deserved 3-1 win over Juventus in Berlin tonight to clinch the club‘s fifth European Cup while becoming the first ever club to complete two trebles of the Champions … Continue reading

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Countdown to Berlin

The 3-1 victory over Athletic Club in the Copa del Rey completed Barça sixth domestic league and cup double (1952, 1953, 1959, 1998, 2009 and 2015) and now there are just five days to go before the Champions League Final … Continue reading

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Messi wondergoal sets up Copa del Rey triumph for Barça

Barça beat Athletic Club 3-1 at Camp Nou tonight to win the Copa del Rey. It’s Barça 27th Spanish Cup, completing a league and cup double and setting up a possible treble if Barça can beat Juventus in Berlin next … Continue reading

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Luis Enrique calls for support against Valencia

Luis Enrique gave a call to Barça fans to support the team in tomorrow’s complicated league fixture against Valencia at Camp Nou (Saturday 4 pm). Recognising the importance and the difficulty of the encounter, the Barça coach called for a … Continue reading

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Barça’s lead cut to two points by Sevilla’s fightback

Barça’s lead at the top of La Liga was cut to two points tonight when Sevilla fought back from 0-2 down to earn a 2-2 draw in a thrilling contest at the Sánchez Pizjuán. Barça played magnificently in the first … Continue reading

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Suárez strike clinches Clásico for Barça

Goals from Jeremy Mathieu and Luis Suárez earned Barça a tense 2-1 win over Real Madrid in front of 98,760 fans at Camp Nou tonight. Mathieu headed in Leo Messi’s free-kick in the 19th minute to put the Catalans ahead … Continue reading

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Champions League Preview: Barça vs Manchester City

Barça host English Premier League champions Manchester City tomorrow (Wednesday 8.45 pm) in the second leg of the Champions League last 16 tie. Two goals from Luis Suárez earned a 1-2 away win in the first leg at the Etihad … Continue reading

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