Tag Archives: Tata Martino

La Liga más loca

When La Liga 2013/14 began back in August, who wouldn’t have settled for going into the final match of the season needing to beat Atlético Madrid at Camp Nou to take the title? Following last season’s runaway league, there was a … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 2 Getafe 2

Only the most extreme optimist could give Barça any chance of reclaiming La Liga following this afternoon’s 2-2 draw with Getafe at Camp Nou. The game was dedicated to the memory of Tito Vilanova and it began well enough when … Continue reading

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Preview: Granada vs FC Barcelona (game 33 liga 2013/14)

The defeat to Atlético Madrid on Wednesday night has left a feeling of doom and gloom in Barcelona but Tata Martino’s men must pick themselves up from the disappointment for a vital league match away at Granada (Saturday 8 pm). … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 3 Celta de Vigo 0

Two goals from a revived Neymar Jr and another from Leo Messi earned Barça a 3-0 win over Luis Enriqué’s Celta de Vigo at Camp Nou tonight. The three points are vital to keep Barça firmly in the title race … 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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Match Rant: Valladolid 1 FC Barcelona 0

What the fuck! What was that? Barça, who began the day just a point behind league leaders Real Madrid, gave a horrendous performance in losing 1-0 to Valladolid, a team in the relegation zone with just four previous league victories … Continue reading

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Preview: Valladolid vs FC Barcelona (game 27 liga 2013/14)

The race for the 2013/14 Liga continues tomorrow as Barça kick off the 27th round of fixtures with a game at relegation-threatened Valladolid (Saturday 4 pm). Gerard Piqué is available again after injury and Tata Martino has included the defender … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 4 Almeria 1

Barça move to within a point of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga after a 4-1 victory over Almeria at Camp Nou tonight. An early goal from Alexis Sanchez was followed by a splendid free-kick from Leo Messi … Continue reading

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Preview: FC Barcelona vs Rayo Vallecano (game 24 liga 2013/14)

For the last couple of days it seems as though all thoughts have been focused on next Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Manchester City and the prospect of playing Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey final. However, before facing … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey Preview: Real Sociedad vs FC Barcelona (semi-final 2nd leg)

Barça travel to San Sebastian tomorrow for the Copa del Rey semi-final second leg against Real Sociedad. The 2-0 lead from the first game at Camp Nou last week gives Barça a healthy advantage but Tata Martino is taking no … Continue reading

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