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Barça frustrated by Sevilla and woodwork

Unai Emery’s Sevilla pulled off a 2-1 victory over Barça this afternoon in a highly entertaining game at the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium. Michael Krohn-Dehli and Vicente Iborra hit Barça with a double blow early in the second half before Neymar … Continue reading

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Barça see off Levante to stay top of La Liga

Barça stay top of La Liga for another week after a 4-1 victory over Levante at Camp Nou tonight. Following a disappointing goalless first half, Marc Bartra broke the deadlock in the 50st minute before a goal from Neymar and … 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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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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Messi’s late penalty earns narrow advantage over Atlético

Barça earned a narrow 1-0 win over Atlético Madrid in tonight’s Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg at Camp Nou. The game was intense throughout but looked to be heading for a goalless draw until referee José Luis Gonzalez Gonzalez … Continue reading

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Barça cruise to 0-5 win at Levante

Barça remain top of La Liga with maximum points from four games after a comfortable 0-5 victory over Levante. Neymar Jr put Barça in front in the 34th minute and Levante’s resistance was seriously affected when Loukas Vyntra was sent … Continue reading

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Xavi penalty earns 1-1 draw in Nice

Barça’s second preseason friendly under Luis Enriqué ended in a 1-1 draw against OGC Nice in France tonight. Dario Cvitanich fired the French side in front with a penalty after Gerard Piqué was penalised for a push on the Argentinian … 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: Espanyol 0 FC Barcelona 1

Barça took a massive step towards a fifth league title in six years with a 0-1 victory over local rivals Espanyol at Cornellà-El Prat this afternoon. The home side put up a valiant fight to frustrate Barça but a controversial … 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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