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Sandro seals Barça win over Ajax

Barça needed to wait until a 94th minute goal from substitute Sandro to secure the three points against Ajax in tonight’s Champions League Group F match at Camp Nou. The victory seemed to be in the bag after Neymar Jr … Continue reading

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Big week for Barça begins with Ajax

It is difficult not to think about Saturday’s clásico at the Bernabéu but first Barça face an important Champions League game against Ajax at Camp Nou (Tuesday 8.45 pm). Following defeat at Paris Saint Germain in the second round of … Continue reading

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Brilliant Messi too much for brave Eibar

For an hour SD Eibar bravely held Barça at bay on their first ever visit to Camp Nou, but class showed in the end with Xavi, Neymar and a brilliant Leo Messi scoring in a 3-0 victory for the Catalans. … Continue reading

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Barça bid to silence Paris big guns

Barça travelled to Paris today with 20 players to prepare for tomorrow night’s Champions League Group F clash against Paris Saint Germain (Tuesday 8.45 pm). Luis Enrique initially gave a list for the game which included Gerard Piqué, Jordi Alba … Continue reading

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Neymar late double maintains Barça’s 100% start

Barça had to work very hard for victory over Athletic Club at Camp Nou this afternoon but in the end Neymar Jr, who had again been left out of Luis Enrique’s initial starting XI, came on to grab two late … Continue reading

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Iniesta misses Barça’s trip to Villarreal

Luis Enrique has named 18 players for tomorrow evening’s game at Villarreal in the second round of La Liga 2014/15, but the Barça coach will have to make do without Andrés Iniesta who is reported to have some knee discomfort. … Continue reading

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Can Barça retain the World Cup?

Four years have passed but we all remember proudly how Andrés Iniesta’s extra-time goal in Johannesburg earned Barça a resounding victory over the rest of the world. Barça’s captain Carles Puyol will hand the trophy back to the organisers shortly before … Continue reading

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Match Report: Atlético Madrid 1 FC Barcelona 0 (Atlético win 2-1 on aggregate)

It wasn’t to be. After reaching the Champions League for six successive seasons Barça crashed out at the quarter-final stage tonight to Diego Simeone’s Atlético Madrid. Following last week’s 1-1 draw in the first leg at Camp Nou Barça needed … Continue reading

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Champions League quarter-final 2nd leg preview: Atlético Madrid vs FC Barcelona

If you are not excited by tomorrow night’s Champions League quarter-final second leg between Atlético Madrid and Barça you should probably call the doctor. Two sides with contrasting styles, that have been unable to defeat the other in four previous … Continue reading

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona vs Real Betis (game 32 liga 2013/14)

With just seven games remaining, La Liga is hotter than ever and tomorrow the three top teams are all in action on a Super Saturday of football. Leaders Atlético Madrid (76 pts) play first at 4 pm with a home … Continue reading

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