Tag Archives: Villarreal

Barça reach final but lose Busquets

Barça reached the Copa del Rey Final this evening with a 1-3 second leg win at Villarreal to complete an aggregate semi-final score of 6-2 overall. It was always going to be tough for Villarreal to overturn the two-goal deficit … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey semi-final second leg preview: Villarreal vs Barça

Barça face Villarreal at El Madrigal tomorrow evening (Wednesday 8 pm) in the Copa del Rey semi-final second leg with Luis Enrique looking for his first final as first team coach. A 3-1 advantage from the first leg three weeks … Continue reading

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Iniesta guides Barça to first leg advantage

Barça took a big step towards a fifth Copa del Rey final in the last seven years with a 3-1 semi-final first leg win over Villarreal at Camp Nou. Leo Messi fired Barça ahead in the 41st minute but a … Continue reading

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Copa del Rey semi-final first leg preview: Barça vs Villarreal

Just ten days after Barça beat Villarreal 3-2 in La Liga Marcelino Garcia Toral’s team return to Camp Nou for the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi-final (Wednesday 8 pm). Luis Enrique Martinez has all his key players … 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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In-form Villarreal pose threat to buoyant Barça

Despite Barça’s excellent response since losing at Real Sociedad at the start of January there is still ground to make up for Luis Enrique’s team in the title race. Real Madrid still have a game in hand as well as … 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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Iniesta misses Barça’s trip to Villarreal

Luis Enrique has named 18 players for tomorrow evening’s game at Villarreal in the second round of La Liga 2014/15, but the Barça coach will have to make do without Andrés Iniesta who is reported to have some knee discomfort. … Continue reading

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A victory for Tito: Villarreal 2 Barça 3

“We must fight to the end like Tito”. Javier Mascherano’s words said it all after Barça came back from 2-0 down to beat Villarreal last night. It was a difficult night for the Blaugrana, being forced to play just 48 … Continue reading

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Match Report: FC Barcelona 2 Villarreal 1

A week ago questions were beginning to be asked about the goal return of Brazilian star Neymar Jr. The €57 million signing had only managed five goals but this week he has doubled his tally with a hat-trick against Celtic … Continue reading

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