Tag Archives: Wednesday

Piqué returns for leaders Barça at Celta

Gerard Piqué returns to league action following his four-match suspension as Barça take on Celta de Vigo at Balaidos tomorrow night (Wednesday 8.00 pm). Without Piqué, the defending champions have begun La Liga 2015/16 with four straight victories and Luis … Continue reading

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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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Barça stun Bayern with three late goals

Pep Guardiola made two significant statements in his pre-match press conference before tonight’s Champions League semi-final between his ex-team Barça and his current team Bayern Munich. The first was that the game would not end without goals and the second … 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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Champions League Quarter-Final First Leg: Paris Saint Germain vs Barça

For the second time this season Barça travel to Paris to take on Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League. The teams met in the group stage with the French team winning 3-2 at the Parc des Princes back in … 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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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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Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg preview: Barça vs Atlético Madrid

Things can change very quickly in football. Just two weeks ago Barça appeared to be in a critical situation following the defeat at Real Sociedad and the departure of Andoni Zubizaretta and Carlos Puyol. President Bartomeu brought forward elections to … 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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