Tag Archives: Man City

Rakitic seals City’s fate

Ivan Rakitic’s first half goal earned a 1-0 victory over Manchester City on the night and a 3-1 aggregate win overall which puts Barça in the Champions League quarter-finals for the eighth successive season. The possible rivals in Friday’s draw … Continue reading

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Champions League Preview: Barça vs Manchester City

Barça host English Premier League champions Manchester City tomorrow (Wednesday 8.45 pm) in the second leg of the Champions League last 16 tie. Two goals from Luis Suárez earned a 1-2 away win in the first leg at the Etihad … Continue reading

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Suárez strikes twice but Barça fail to kill off City

Luis Suárez scored twice as Barça earned a 1-2 victory over Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium tonight. The Uruguayan struck both his goals in a marvellous first half from Luis Enriqué’s men in which City were fortunate to keep the … Continue reading

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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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Barça face Malaga with Man City in mind

Just three days before the Champions League clash at Manchester City Barça play hosts to Malaga at Camp Nou (Saturday 4 pm) in another must-win league game. With fifteen games remaining in La Liga 2014/15 the Catalans remain just one point … 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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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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Where will Pep Guardiola coach next season?

When Pep Guardiola announced he was leaving Barça at the end of last season I have to admit I wondered whether we would ever see him coaching again. His four incredibly successful years as Barça’s first team coach had left … Continue reading

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