Tag Archives: Iniesta

Champions League Match Report: FC Barcelona 1 Atlético Madrid 1

It seems nothing can separate Barça and Atlético Madrid. Four meetings this season and four draws, the latest a high-paced battle in the Champions League quarter-final first leg at Camp Nou tonight that ended 1-1. Diego Ribas surprised José Manuel … Continue reading

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Champions League Quarter-Final 1st leg Preview: FC Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid

A thrilling battle for the 2013/14 Liga is put to the side tomorrow evening when Barça receive Diego Simeone’s Atlético Madrid at Camp Nou in the Champions League quarter-final first leg. Tata Martino has named a 22-man squad for the … 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 3 Celta de Vigo 0

Two goals from a revived Neymar Jr and another from Leo Messi earned Barça a 3-0 win over Luis Enriqué’s Celta de Vigo at Camp Nou tonight. The three points are vital to keep Barça firmly in the title race … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Celta de Vigo (game 30 liga 2013/14)

There is little time for Barça to enjoy the incredible 3-4 victory over Real Madrid as the title race continues tomorrow with Luis Enrique’s Celta de Vigo visiting Camp Nou (Wednesday 8 pm). Tata Martino has decided to rest Xavi … Continue reading

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Clásico Match Report: Real Madrid 3 FC Barcelona 4

What a match! What more could you ask for? Seven goals, three penalties and a sending off in an incredible Clásico at the Santiago Bernabéu. For the neutral it was thrilling stuff but for Barça it was a glorious night to … Continue reading

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El Clásico Preview: Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona (game 29 liga 2013/14)

Tata Martino has named 21 players for tomorrow’s must-win game against Real Madrid at the Bernabéu. Gerard Piqué returns but Carles Puyol has still not fully recovered so he remains in Barcelona along with the other injured players, Isaac Cuenca … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 7 Osasuna 0

Barça warmed up for next week’s Bernabéu Clásico with a 7-0 demolition of Osasuna at Camp Nou tonight. Leo Messi put Barça ahead in the 18th minute, equalling the legendary Paulino Alcántara’s club record of 369 goals in all games … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 2 Manchester City 1 (Barça win 4-1 on aggregate)

Barça reached the last eight of the Champions League this evening after a 2-1 victory over Manchester City at Camp Nou completed an overall 4-1 aggregate score. It was always going to be difficult for City after the 0-2 result … Continue reading

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Champions League Preview: FC Barcelona vs Manchester City (last 16 2nd leg)

Tata Martino has named his 23 available players for tomorrow night’s return game with Manchester City in the last 16 of the Champions League (Wednesday 8.45 pm). Jordi Alba and Andrés Iniesta return after missing the 1-0 defeat at Valladolid … Continue reading

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