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Barça undone by Van Gaal’s United

Barça’s second pre-season game ended in defeat to ex-coach Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United who ran out 3-1 winners in Santa Clara, California today. Wayne Rooney headed United into an early lead before Jesse Lingard made it 2-0 midway through … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Another historic 4-0 – The night in 1994 when Barça crushed Manchester United

During the build-up to Barça’s brilliant win over Milan last night, many epic games from the past were recalled in an attempt to reinforce belief in our chances. With the need for a big comeback we looked for inspiration from past … Continue reading

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