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Suárez strike clinches Clásico for Barça

Goals from Jeremy Mathieu and Luis Suárez earned Barça a tense 2-1 win over Real Madrid in front of 98,760 fans at Camp Nou tonight. Mathieu headed in Leo Messi’s free-kick in the 19th minute to put the Catalans ahead … Continue reading

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Barça come unstuck in Madrid

Luis Enrique’s first clásico as Barça’s coach ended in a disappointing 3-1 defeat at the Bernabéu this evening. The game started well for the visitors with Neymar Jr firing home after just three minutes but Madrid reacted with goals from … Continue reading

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Madrid – Barça: The Bernabéu awaits

Luis Enrique faces his biggest test since taking over in the Camp Nou hot-seat with the first Madrid-Barça Clásico of the 2014/15 season tomorrow evening at the Bernabéu (Saturday 6 pm). The Barça coach has seen his team drop just … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Final: Real Madrid 2 FC Barcelona 1

Not even the Copa del Rey. What an awful week for Barça. Elimination from the Champions League last Wednesday, title hopes seriously dented by defeat at Granada on Saturday and now defeat to bitter rivals Real Madrid in the Copa … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Final Preview: Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona

After Champions League elimination last week, and with title hopes in La Liga seriously dented following the defeat at Granada, Barça’s best chance of finishing the season with a trophy comes tomorrow in the Copa del Rey Final at Mestalla … 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 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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El Clásico Preview: Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona (game 29 liga 2013/14)

Tata Martino has named 21 players for tomorrow’s must-win game against Real Madrid at the Bernabéu. Gerard Piqué returns but Carles Puyol has still not fully recovered so he remains in Barcelona along with the other injured players, Isaac Cuenca … Continue reading

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Should Neymar start at the Bernabéu?

There is a fair chance that Sunday’s Clásico at the Bernabéu will play an important part in the outcome of the 2013/14 Liga. A win for Barça would leave the title race wide open with just nine games to play but … 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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