Tag Archives: Pinto

Preview: Elche vs FC Barcelona (game 37 liga 2013/14)

We woke up last Sunday to headlines saying “La Liga is over” and “Barça say goodbye to the league” following the 2-2 draw with Getafe. Remarkably, in less than a week, slips from our rivals have put our destiny back … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 2 Getafe 2

Only the most extreme optimist could give Barça any chance of reclaiming La Liga following this afternoon’s 2-2 draw with Getafe at Camp Nou. The game was dedicated to the memory of Tito Vilanova and it began well enough when … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 2 Athletic Club 1

Barça’s slim title chances are still alive after coming from a goal behind to beat Athletic Club at Camp Nou tonight. When Aritz Aduriz fired the Basques into the lead early in the second half it looked like Barça’s season … Continue reading

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Champions League quarter-final 2nd leg preview: Atlético Madrid vs FC Barcelona

If you are not excited by tomorrow night’s Champions League quarter-final second leg between Atlético Madrid and Barça you should probably call the doctor. Two sides with contrasting styles, that have been unable to defeat the other in four previous … Continue reading

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona vs Real Betis (game 32 liga 2013/14)

With just seven games remaining, La Liga is hotter than ever and tomorrow the three top teams are all in action on a Super Saturday of football. Leaders Atlético Madrid (76 pts) play first at 4 pm with a home … Continue reading

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Champions League Quarter-Final 1st leg Preview: FC Barcelona vs Atlético Madrid

A thrilling battle for the 2013/14 Liga is put to the side tomorrow evening when Barça receive Diego Simeone’s Atlético Madrid at Camp Nou in the Champions League quarter-final first leg. Tata Martino has named a 22-man squad for the … 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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Preview: Espanyol vs FC Barcelona (game 31 liga 2013/14)

This week we have seen how much things can change in football in a very short period of time. When Cristiano Ronaldo converted his penalty to put Real Madrid 3-2 in Sunday’s Clásico it looked like Barça would be finishing … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 3 Celta de Vigo 0

Two goals from a revived Neymar Jr and another from Leo Messi earned Barça a 3-0 win over Luis Enriqué’s Celta de Vigo at Camp Nou tonight. The three points are vital to keep Barça firmly in the title race … 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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