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Champions League Preview: Manchester City vs Barça

The Champions League is back, and just like last season Barça have been drawn against Manchester City in the most attractive tie of the last 16. The first leg tomorrow (Tuesday 8.45 pm CET) is once again at the Etihad … Continue reading

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It’s City again

Barça will repeat last season’s Champions League last 16 with a tie against Manchester City. Barça went through last season after winning 0-2 at the Etihad Stadium and 2-1 at Camp Nou but the tie is still one of the … Continue reading

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Messi equals Raúl’s record as Barça beat Ajax to reach the last 16

Leo Messi scored his 70th and 71st Champions League goals to earn Barça a confidence-restoring 0-2 victory over Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena tonight. Messi’s double takes the Argentinian level with Raúl as the highest ever scorer in Champions League … Continue reading

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Match Report: Manchester City 0 FC Barcelona 2

Barça took a massive step towards the Champions League quarter-finals with a 0-2 win over Manchester City in tonight’s 1st leg of the last 16 tie. The game had been evenly balanced until the 53rd minute when Barça won a … Continue reading

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

Fifteen years ago Manchester United fans, celebrating the last-minute Champions League victory over Bayern Munich in Barcelona, remembered their closest rival by singing a version of City’s Blue Moon anthem with the words  ‘City, you’ll never play us again’. The year … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Preview: Getafe vs FC Barcelona (last 16 2nd leg)

Barça defend a four-goal lead in tomorrow night’s Copa del Rey last 16 2nd leg game at Getafe with a quarter-final against Rayo Vallecano or Levante at stake. Tata Martino has given a rest to Jordi Alba and Sergio Busquets … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 4 Getafe 0

The king is back. Long live the king! Leo Messi needed just over twenty-five minutes tonight to score twice on his return to action after two months out injured. Cesc Fabregas had put Barça 2-0 up in the Copa del Rey … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Preview: FC Barcelona vs Getafe (last 16 1st leg)

Two months later and the wait is finally over. Leo Messi is back. Assassin Eyes has been given the green light to return and he has been included in Tata Martino’s 18-man list for tomorrow night’s Copa del Rey first … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 3 Cartagena 0 (Barça win 7-1 on aggregate)

Barça will meet Getafe in the last 16 of this season’s Copa del Rey after completing an easy 7-1 aggregate win over Segunda División B side Cartagena. There was never ever doubt about which team would qualify after Barça won … Continue reading

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Barça face Man City in Champions League last 16

Barça have got the toughest possible rival in the last 16 of the 2013/14 UEFA Champions League having been drawn against Manchester City in today’s draw in Nyon. The first game will be played in Manchester on Tuesday 18 February … Continue reading

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