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Champions League semi-final preview: Barça vs Bayern Munich

Pep Guardiola, the man who won fourteen titles in four incredible seasons at Barça, returns to Camp Nou tomorrow for the first time as an opposing team coach. It could hardly be a bigger occasion with Luis Enrique’s in-form Barça facing … Continue reading

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Barça face must-win game at Cordoba

May is upon us. And for the first time in six years Barça enter the fifth month of the year with three possible titles in play. The 2008/09 season ended with a unforgettable triplete of Copa, Liga and Champions League … Continue reading

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Possible return for Vermaelen against Getafe

Barça play hosts to Getafe tomorrow night (Tuesday 8 pm) in the 34th Jornada of La Liga 2014/15. Real Madrid’s 2-4 win at Celta leaves Barça’s advantage at the top of the table back to just two points, making every … Continue reading

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Champions League Quarter-Final First Leg: Paris Saint Germain vs Barça

For the second time this season Barça travel to Paris to take on Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League. The teams met in the group stage with the French team winning 3-2 at the Parc des Princes back in … Continue reading

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Barça vs Madrid – El Clásico Preview

Barça-Madrid. El Clásico. Quite simply the biggest club game in world football. Tomorrow night (Sunday 9 pm) Camp Nou will witness the 230th competitive game between the two giants of Spanish football, and with just one point between the clubs … 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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Big week for Barça begins at Eibar

Barça face two massive games at Camp Nou in the coming week with the Champions League return game against Manchester City on Wednesday followed by a possible title-decider with Real Madrid the following Sunday. First, with three more vital points … Continue reading

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Barça face another tough test at Mestalla

Second-placed Barça face fourth-placed Valencia at Mestalla tomorrow evening (Sunday 9 pm) in what could be a vital week in the battle for La Liga. Leaders Real Madrid maintain a two-point advantage at the top of the table but Ancelotti’s … Continue reading

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Barça face Ajax with pressure building on Luis Enrique

Twenty players have made the trip to Holland for Barça’s Champions League game with Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena tomorrow night (Wednesday 8.45 pm). Sergi Roberto with a pulled thigh muscle joins Jeremy Mathieu, Andrés Iniesta and Thomas Vermaelen on … Continue reading

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Barça need a reaction against Celta

Following last week’s defeat at Real Madrid, Luis Enrique will be hoping for a positive reaction as Barça host Celta tomorrow evening in the tenth round of the 2014/15 Liga (Saturday 8 pm). Leo Messi and Neymar Jr have both … Continue reading

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