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Champions League preview: AS Roma vs FC Barcelona

Barça begin their defence of the Champions League tomorrow night with a tough game at AS Roma at the Olympic Stadium in Rome (Wednesday 8.45 pm). No team has ever won back-to-back Champions Leagues which makes this season’s competition even … Continue reading

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Champions League semi-final preview: Barça vs Bayern Munich

Pep Guardiola, the man who won fourteen titles in four incredible seasons at Barça, returns to Camp Nou tomorrow for the first time as an opposing team coach. It could hardly be a bigger occasion with Luis Enrique’s in-form Barça facing … Continue reading

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Rakitic seals City’s fate

Ivan Rakitic’s first half goal earned a 1-0 victory over Manchester City on the night and a 3-1 aggregate win overall which puts Barça in the Champions League quarter-finals for the eighth successive season. The possible rivals in Friday’s draw … Continue reading

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Champions League Preview: Barça vs Manchester City

Barça host English Premier League champions Manchester City tomorrow (Wednesday 8.45 pm) in the second leg of the Champions League last 16 tie. Two goals from Luis Suárez earned a 1-2 away win in the first leg at the Etihad … Continue reading

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It’s City again

Barça will repeat last season’s Champions League last 16 with a tie against Manchester City. Barça went through last season after winning 0-2 at the Etihad Stadium and 2-1 at Camp Nou but the tie is still one of the … Continue reading

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Barça vs Paris SG: The battle for top spot in Group F

The battle for top place in Champions League Group F comes to a climax tomorrow night when Barça meet Paris Saint Germain at Camp Nou (Wednesday 8.45 pm). Laurent Blanc’s men lead the group by one point so Barça need … 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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Record-breaker Messi seeks new goal in Cyprus

Luis Enrique has taken 22 players for tomorrow night’s Champions League game against Apoel Nicosia in Cyprus. Andres Iniesta has still not received medical clearance while Thomas Vermaelen noticed another twinge in his hamstring yesterday which will again set him … Continue reading

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Champions League Preview: Manchester City vs FC Barcelona (last 16 first leg)

Fifteen years ago Manchester United fans, celebrating the last-minute Champions League victory over Bayern Munich in Barcelona, remembered their closest rival by singing a version of City’s Blue Moon anthem with the words  ‘City, you’ll never play us again’. The year … Continue reading

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Bayern Munich vs FC Barcelona: Champions League semi-final first leg preview

Bayern Munich and Barça commence battle tomorrow evening (Tuesday 8.45 pm) with a place in the Uefa Champions League final on May 25 at stake. With four European Cups each there can be few bigger clashes than this in world … Continue reading

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