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Barça back to business in Bilbao

Barça may have been outplayed and outfought at San Mames in the Spanish Supercopa nine days ago, but with the real business of La Liga in play, Luis Enrique’s team gave a much more solid performance and deservedly beat Athletic … Continue reading

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Depor crash Xavi’s party

Barça celebrated La Liga 2014/15 with the final game of the season against Deportivo de La Coruña and Camp Nou paid homage to a legend. Xavi Hernández played his 505th and final league match for the club , his 765th … Continue reading

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Barça march on with easy win over Almeria

Barça stay four points clear at the top of La Liga ater a comfortable 4-0 win over Almeria at Camp Nou. Sergi Barjuan’s new team held out until the 33rd minute when Leo Messi unleashed a spectacular curler to put … Continue reading

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Mathieu heads Barça to vital win at Celta

It was close and it was nervy, but finally Jeremy Mathieu’s 73rd minute header earned a 0-1 victory over Celta at Balaidos tonight to maintain Barça’s lead over closest rival Real Madrid at the top of La Liga. Madrid had … Continue reading

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Messi double dismantles Eibar

Two more goals from Leo Messi earned Barça a 0-2 win over Eibar at the Ipurua stadium this evening to guarantee top spot for Luis Enrique’s men going into next Sunday’s Clásico. The victory means Barça open up a four-point … Continue reading

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Suarez assists Barça to late win in Almeria

Barça scraped three points at Almeria this afternoon despite offering the worst performance of the season so far. A woeful first half ended with Almeria deservedly leading 1-0 thanks to a 37th minute breakaway goal from Thievy. It could have … Continue reading

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Douglas disappoints as Barça neutralized in Malaga

Barça’s winning run came to a halt with an uneventful 0-0 draw with Malaga at La Rosaleda tonight. Barça dominated possession but Malaga came closest to a goal when Claudio Bravo turned Luis Alberto’s free-kick against the post in the 70th … 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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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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Champions League Match Report: FC Barcelona 1 Atlético Madrid 1

It seems nothing can separate Barça and Atlético Madrid. Four meetings this season and four draws, the latest a high-paced battle in the Champions League quarter-final first leg at Camp Nou tonight that ended 1-1. Diego Ribas surprised José Manuel … Continue reading

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