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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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Barça kick-off La Liga at San Mames

Barça begin their defence of La Liga with a return to San Mames to face Athletic Club de Bilbao on Sunday evening (kick-off 6.30 pm). Having lost 4-0 at the same venue last Friday night on the way to Supercopa … Continue reading

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Barça lose again at Fiorentina

Barça continued an underwhelming preseason tonight with a 2-1 defeat to Paulo Sousa’s Fiorentina in Florence. Luis Enrique’s men were stunned by two early goals from striker Italian Federico Bernadeschi in the home side’s first two attacks of the game. … Continue reading

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Chelsea beat Barça on penalties

Chelsea beat Barça 4-2 on penalties after a closely fought 2-2 draw in Washington. Eden Hazard’s superb goal gave Chelsea a tenth-minute lead but Barça bounced back in the second half with goals from Luis Suárez and Sandro Ramirez only … Continue reading

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Barça sink Juve to clinch second treble

Goals from Ivan Rakitic, Luis Suárez and Neymar Jr earned Barça a deserved 3-1 win over Juventus in Berlin tonight to clinch the club‘s fifth European Cup while becoming the first ever club to complete two trebles of the Champions … Continue reading

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Messi wondergoal sets up Copa del Rey triumph for Barça

Barça beat Athletic Club 3-1 at Camp Nou tonight to win the Copa del Rey. It’s Barça 27th Spanish Cup, completing a league and cup double and setting up a possible treble if Barça can beat Juventus in Berlin next … Continue reading

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Barça run riot in Cordoba

Barça edged closer to La Liga 2014/15 with a crushing 0-8 victory at Cordoba this afternoon. Cordoba held on for forty-two minutes before Ivan Rakitic broke the deadlock but then the floodgates opened. Luis Suárez completed a hat-trick, Leo Messi … 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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Suárez, Bravo and Messi steal the points from valiant Valencia

Goals in the first and last minute from Luis Suárez and Leo Messi earned Barça a nerve-wracking 2-0 victory over Valencia at Camp Nou this afternoon to stay top of La Liga for another week with just six games remaining. … Continue reading

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Messi fit for Celta

The last international break of the season is over and Barça now enter the final stretch with a possible treble to be won at the finishing line. If progress can be made to the Final of the Champions League in … Continue reading

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