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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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Suárez double sinks Las Palmas but Barça lose Messi for two months

Luis Suárez scored twice as Barça returned to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over Las Palmas this afternoon. However, the win was soured by a knee injury to Leo Messi that could see the Argentinian sidelined for two months. … Continue reading

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Rafinha out for at least six months

The worst possible news was announced today when it was confirmed that Rafinha has a torn cruciate ligament in his right knee which will see the player out of action for a minimum of six months. Rafinha will undergo an … Continue reading

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Papi Messi sinks Atlético

Leo Messi celebrated the birth of his second son by coming off the bench to score Barça’s winner in a deserved 1-2 victory over Atlético Madrid. There was a big surprise an hour before kick-off when the teamsheets appeared with … 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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Chelsea beat Barça on penalties

Chelsea beat Barça 4-2 on penalties after a closely fought 2-2 draw in Washington. Eden Hazard’s superb goal gave Chelsea a tenth-minute lead but Barça bounced back in the second half with goals from Luis Suárez and Sandro Ramirez only … Continue reading

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Messi not injured!

Leo Messi abandoned training with the Argentinian squad today and has immediately gone to have tests on a possible injury. The first news coming through say the injury is to his little toe, reports also say it is not serious. … Continue reading

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Barça reach final but lose Busquets

Barça reached the Copa del Rey Final this evening with a 1-3 second leg win at Villarreal to complete an aggregate semi-final score of 6-2 overall. It was always going to be tough for Villarreal to overturn the two-goal deficit … Continue reading

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Monaco renounce Valdés signing

According to the French sports daily L’Equipe Victor Valdés will not be signed by Monaco. The Barça goalkeeper had reached a pre-agreement with the French club but if the story is correct they have now decided to go back on … Continue reading

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