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Neymar on the counter sees off Atlético

Barça reached the Copa del Rey semi-finals tonight with a splendid 2-3 victory over Atlético Madrid at the Vicente Calderón stadium. All the goals came in a thrilling first half with Fernando Torres cancelling out Leo Messi’s first leg goal … Continue reading

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Barça miss chance to go top in Anoeta

Victory over Real Sociedad tonight would have put Barça back on top of La Liga. Real Madrid lost at Valencia earlier today to give Luis Enrique’s men the chance to gain a two-point advantage but a second-minute own-goal from Jordi … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 3 Real Betis 1

Barça kept up the pressure on leaders Atlético Madrid with a 3-1 victory over bottom-placed Real Betis at Camp Nou this evening. Leo Messi fired Barça into an early lead from the penalty spot but it wasn’t until the 67th … Continue reading

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Match Report: Real Sociedad 3 FC Barcelona 1

Barça’s poor recent record at Anoeta continued tonight with a 3-1 defeat to Real Sociedad that sees Tata Martino’s men concede top place in La Liga and a three-point advantage to Real Madrid. Martino made six changes to the team … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Semi-final first leg match report: FC Barcelona 2 Real Sociedad 0

Barça take a healthy 2-0 lead into next Wednesday’s Copa del Rey second leg against Real Sociedad at Anoeta though Tata Martino will feel his team missed an opportunity to kill off the tie completely after playing the entire second … Continue reading

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Celebrating La Liga: Atlético Madrid 1 FC Barcelona 2

Champions Barça celebrated their 22nd La Liga title with the most unlikely victory over Atlético Madrid at the Vicente Calderon tonight. A goal down to Radamel Falcao’s 50th minute strike there appeared to be little chance of a Barça comeback … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 0 Bayern Munich 3 (Bayern win 7-0 on aggregate)

There was no comeback. There was no miracle. Instead Barça suffered a humiliating 0-3 home defeat to a splendid Bayern Munich side that now meet Borussia Dortmund in an all-German final at Wembley on May 25.

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R.C. Deportivo de La Coruña 4 FC Barcelona 5

Ten-man Barça held on to win a nine-goal thriller over Deportivo de La Coruña at Riazor tonight. Despite Barça taking a three-goal lead in the first twenty minutes, defensive mistakes allowed Depor back into the game, which combined with the … Continue reading

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