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Brilliant Barça boss Catalan Derby

Barça earned a splendid 0-2 victory over Espanyol this afternoon to move five points clear of Real Madrid who play tomorrow at Celta. Luis Enrique’s men gave a dazzling first half performance with goals from Neymar Jr and Messi in … Continue reading

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Majestic Messi smashes Raul’s record at Apoel

It’s been quite a week for Leo Messi. First he scored a hat-trick in Saturday’s 5-1 victory over Sevilla to take Telmo Zarra’s all-time scoring record in La Liga. Then tonight he netted three more goals in Barça’s impressive 0-4 … 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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Messi leads ten-man Barça to victory over Elche

Leo Messi had a complicated time last season. The Argentinian star suffered a drop in form that left many culés wondering if we would ever see him play again at the level that earned him four consecutive Ballon d’Ors. 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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Match Report: Manchester City 0 FC Barcelona 2

Barça took a massive step towards the Champions League quarter-finals with a 0-2 win over Manchester City in tonight’s 1st leg of the last 16 tie. The game had been evenly balanced until the 53rd minute when Barça won a … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 2 Valencia 3

Perhaps in an attempt to maintain tension in his players, Barça coach Tata Martino stated before today’s league game with Valencia there is no longer any margin of error. Unfortunately for the Argentine coach, despite an excellent opening half hour … Continue reading

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Match Report: Celtic 0 FC Barcelona 1

Tata Martino’s Barça go marching on after a 0-1 victory tonight at Celtic Park. There was no Leo Messi but the two players who were expected to take more responsibility proved to be decisive. Neymar Jr was now the team’s … Continue reading

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Match Report Supercopa 2nd leg: FC Barcelona 0 Atlético Madrid 0 (Aggregate 1-1: Barça win on the away goal)

Barça claimed the first title of the 2013/14 season after beating Atlético Madrid on away goals in the Spanish Supercopa. Neither team could score at Camp Nou meaning Neymar Jr’s equalizer last week at the Vicente Calderón proved decisive for … Continue reading

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Real Madrid 2 FC Barcelona 1

Barça did little to shake off the recent negative image, going down 2-1 at the Santiago Bernabéu this afternoon. Karim Benzema gave Madrid an early lead before Leo Messi equalized in the 18th minute to equal Alfredo Di Stefano record … Continue reading

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