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Real Sociedad next as strike threatens La Liga

Following Barça’s superb 3-0 victory over Bayern Munich in the Champions League semi-final first leg on Wednesday night there is inevitable talk of a treble as bookmakers make Luis Enrique’s men odds-on favourites in all three competitions. It’s back to … Continue reading

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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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Mathieu heads Barça to vital win at Celta

It was close and it was nervy, but finally Jeremy Mathieu’s 73rd minute header earned a 0-1 victory over Celta at Balaidos tonight to maintain Barça’s lead over closest rival Real Madrid at the top of La Liga. Madrid had … Continue reading

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Rakitic and Suárez inspire Barça to victory

A below-par Barça clocked up three more points this afternoon with a 1-3 win over Granada at the Nuevo Los Cármenes stadium. Ivan Rakitic and Luis Suárez made the difference in an uninspiring game with both players involved in all … Continue reading

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Malaga shock victory ends Barça’s winning run

Malaga brought Barça’s eleven-match winning streak to an unexpected end this afternoon with a 0-1 victory at Camp Nou. Juanmi Jiménez took advantage of a poor back pass from Dani Alves and a moment’s hesitation from Claudio Bravo to give … Continue reading

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Ruthless Barça cut the gap to one point

Barça cut Real Madrid’s lead at the top of La Liga to just one point with a magnificent 2-5 win over Athletic Club at the new San Mames tonight. Leo Messi led the way by opening the scoring and then … Continue reading

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Barça bounce back twice to beat Villarreal

Barça twice came from behind tonight to earn a thrilling 3-2 victory over Villarreal at Camp Nou. Denis Cheryshev put the visitors in front after half an hour before Neymar levelled the score shortly before half-time. Luciano Vietto fired Villarreal … Continue reading

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Messi equals Raúl’s record as Barça beat Ajax to reach the last 16

Leo Messi scored his 70th and 71st Champions League goals to earn Barça a confidence-restoring 0-2 victory over Ajax at the Amsterdam Arena tonight. Messi’s double takes the Argentinian level with Raúl as the highest ever scorer in Champions League … Continue reading

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Neymar late double maintains Barça’s 100% start

Barça had to work very hard for victory over Athletic Club at Camp Nou this afternoon but in the end Neymar Jr, who had again been left out of Luis Enrique’s initial starting XI, came on to grab two late … Continue reading

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Sandro’s strike sinks Villarreal

It was tight and at times it was frenetic, but Barça earned an extremely sweet three points tonight with a 0-1 victory at Villarreal thanks to an 82nd minute goal from 19-year-old substitute Sandro Ramírez. Barça’s victory was thoroughly deserved despite … Continue reading

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