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Book review: Messi by Guillem Balague

It’s not easy to understand what makes Leo Messi the player he is. He gives few interviews and when he does he gives little away. He prefers to keep his personal life to himself, and even his teammates, except for a … Continue reading

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Match Report: Atlético Madrid 0 FC Barcelona 0

Atlético Madrid and Barça fought out an intense goalless draw at the Vicente Calderón tonight which leaves both teams on 50 points at the half-way point of La Liga. As the visiting team the draw will seem more valuable to … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 3 AC Milan 1

Barça comfortably reached the last 16 of the 2013/14 Champions League after a 3-1 win over AC Milan at Camp Nou tonight. Leo Messi ended his four-match goal drought, blasting Barça in front from the penalty spot after half an … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 4 Malaga 1 (Merci Abi)

Barça finished the 2012/13 season with a 4-1 victory over Malaga at Camp Nou, taking the points total for La Liga to 100 and equalizing the record set by Real Madrid last season. However, the result and the record took … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 4 Betis 2

Barça move to within two points of the league title after a 4-2 victory over Real Betis tonight. Betis twice took the lead in the first half to worry the Camp Nou crowd but goals from Alexis Sanchez, David Villa … Continue reading

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Athletic Club 2 FC Barcelona 2

A 90th minute goal from Ander Herrera denied Barça victory at San Mames tonight meaning any possible celebration for winning La Liga wìll have to wait at least another week. Barça had been heading for defeat after Markel Susaeta fired … Continue reading

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Bayern Munich 4 FC Barcelona 0

Four years after a memorable 4-0 Champions League victory over Bayern Munich the tables were turned tonight as Barça were destroyed by the same score at the Allianz Arena. There is still a second leg at Camp Nou next week … Continue reading

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Match Report: Zaragoza 0 FC Barcelona 3

A goal from Thiago Alcantara and a brace from Cristian Tello earned Barça a 0-3 victory over Zaragoza at La Romareda tonight. The win moves Barça onto 81 points at the top of Liga and now just nine more points are needed from … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 1 Paris Saint-Germain 1 (3-3 on aggregate: Barça win on away goals)

Barça reached a record sixth consecutive Champions League semi-final tonight after a nail-biting 1-1 draw with Paris Saint-Germain. For 20 minutes of the second half PSG were ahead in the tie after Javier Pastore fired the visitors in front. Tito … Continue reading

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FC Barcelona 5 Mallorca 0 (Eric Abidal returns!!!)

It is possible that Barça will end the 2012/13 season with another Liga and Champions League, records may be broken and awards may be won, but undoubtedly the greatest achievement and the biggest victory of the season came in the … Continue reading

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