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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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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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Majestic Messi smashes Raul’s record at Apoel

It’s been quite a week for Leo Messi. First he scored a hat-trick in Saturday’s 5-1 victory over Sevilla to take Telmo Zarra’s all-time scoring record in La Liga. Then tonight he netted three more goals in Barça’s impressive 0-4 … 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 2 Valencia 3

Perhaps in an attempt to maintain tension in his players, Barça coach Tata Martino stated before today’s league game with Valencia there is no longer any margin of error. Unfortunately for the Argentine coach, despite an excellent opening half hour … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Preview: Cartagena vs FC Barcelona (last 32 1st leg)

The quest for the 2013/14 Copa del Rey begins for Barça tomorrow night with a first leg game of the last 32 round at Cartagena (Friday 10 pm). Xavi Hernández (calf) and Andrés Iniesta (hamstring) join Leo Messi, Dani Alves … Continue reading

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Bayern Munich 4 FC Barcelona 0

Four years after a memorable 4-0 Champions League victory over Bayern Munich the tables were turned tonight as Barça were destroyed by the same score at the Allianz Arena. There is still a second leg at Camp Nou next week … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 4 AC Milan 0 (Barça win 4-2 on aggregate)

Oh boy, didn’t that feel good? Barça stormed into the Uefa Champions League quarter-finals tonight with a stupendous 4-0 victory over AC Milan at Camp Nou. Needing to overcome a 2-0 deficit from the first leg, and with doubters predicting … Continue reading

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2012/13 Uefa Champions League Group G preview: Celtic FC vs FC Barcelona

A win at Celtic Park tomorrow night will see Barça qualify for the last 16 of this season’s Champions League. Tito Vilanova has taken a twenty-man squad to Scotland for the game with Celtic with the absences of the injured Adriano … Continue reading

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