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Alba fit for Barça’s big test at Sevilla

A Barça victory over Sevilla at the Sánchez Pizjuán tomorrow (Saturday 8 pm) would be a massive step towards winning La Liga 2014/15 while providing an excellent boost going into Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final at Paris Saint Germain. However, the … 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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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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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Villarreal (game 16 liga 2013/14)

Barça face one of the toughest tests of the season with the visit of fifth-placed Villarreal to Camp Nou tomorrow evening (Saturday 8 pm). Dani Alves has not recovered in time to return while Adriano Correia misses the game through … 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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Match Report: Ajax 2 FC Barcelona 1

Barça’s unbeaten start under Tata Martino came to an end with a 2-1 defeat to Frank de Boer’s Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena tonight. Barça failed to match Ajax’s intensity and Thulani Serero and Danny Hoesen fired the Dutch team … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Espanyol (game 12 liga 2013/14)

Barça play the fifth game in 14 days with the visit of Espanyol for the local derby at Camp Nou tomorrow night (Friday 9 pm). The packed fixture list gives little time for rest and preparation but by playing on the … Continue reading

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Match Report: AC Milan 1 FC Barcelona 1

Barça stay top of Champions League Group H after a 1-1 draw with AC Milan in the San Siro tonight. Brazilian striker Robinho fired Milan into an early lead after a misunderstanding in Barça’s defence but Leo Messi equalized halfway … Continue reading

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Lechia Gdansk 2 Barça 2

After a defeat and a win Barça’s third preseason game ended in a 2-2 at Lechia Gdansk tonight. Twice poor defending led to Barça falling behind but goals from Sergi Roberto and Leo Messi levelled the scores. There was a … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 1 Levante 0

While Bayern Munich warmed up for Tuesday’s Champions League semi-final with a 1-6 away win at Hannover 96 this afternoon, this evening Barça had to wait until a Cesc Fabregas strike in the 84th minute to overcome a defensive Levante … Continue reading

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