Tag Archives: Samper

Halilovic could get chance at Elche

Barça travel to Elche tomorrow for the second leg of the Copa del Rey last 16 (Thursday 10 pm). The tie is as good as over following the easy 5-0 victory in the first leg last week so Luis Enrique … Continue reading

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Barça ease the tension with five goals past Elche

Barça took a big step towards the Copa del Rey quarter-finals with a 5-0 first-leg win over Elche at Camp Nou tonight. Neymar, Luis Suarez and Leo Messi all scored before half-time to put Barça three up, Jordi Alba added … Continue reading

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Golazo from Adama as Barça hammer Huesca

Camp Nou was treated to a festival of goals tonight as Barça thrashed Huesca 8-1 to win the Copa del Rey tie 12-1 on aggregate. Pedro Rodriguez was the main hit-man with a first-half hat-trick with Sergi Roberto and Andrés … Continue reading

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Diagne in line for Huesca debut

Twenty-year-old Senegalese defender Diawandou Diagne could be the next youngster in line for a first-team debut in tomorrow’s Copa del Rey 2nd leg game with Huesca (Tuesday 10 pm). With a four-goal advantage from the first leg two weeks ago … Continue reading

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Barça begin Copa del Rey campaign in Huesca

Barça’s 2014/15 Copa del Rey campaign begins with a trip to Aragon for a first leg game against Sociedad Deportivo Huesca at the El Alcoraz stadium tomorrow night (Wednesday 10 pm). Jeremy Mathieu will miss the trip due to a flu virus … Continue reading

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Luis Suarez adds spice to Supercopa de Catalunya

There can be no doubt that over the years the Copa Catalunya has been struggling to cause much interest. It usually just causes squabbling over dates and Barça have always sent relatively weak teams to compete. This year the tournament … Continue reading

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Samper shines in dull Barça win over Apoel

Luis Enrique took a risk tonight in his first Champions League game in charge of Barça, making nine changes to the team that beat Athletic on Saturday, but the gamble just paid off with Gerard Piqué scoring the only goal … Continue reading

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Bravo debut blunder gifts victory to Napoli

€12 million signing Claudio Bravo made an unfortunate start to his Barça career tonight when his mistake cost Barça a 1-0 defeat to Napoli in Geneva. Bravo had performed well, making one spectacular first-half save to deny Marek Hamsik, but … Continue reading

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Xavi penalty earns 1-1 draw in Nice

Barça’s second preseason friendly under Luis Enriqué ended in a 1-1 draw against OGC Nice in France tonight. Dario Cvitanich fired the French side in front with a penalty after Gerard Piqué was penalised for a push on the Argentinian … Continue reading

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