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Barca blow Betis away with 2nd half blitzkrieg

    Seville (Spain): Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored twice as Barcelona won 5-0 at Real Betis with five second half goals to increase its Spanish league lead. Ivan Rakitic also scored for the Catalan club, who moved 11 … Continue reading

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Espanyol stun Barca

  Barcelona: Lionel Messi had a penalty saved as triple King’s Cup holders Barcelona suffered a surprise 0-1 loss at city rivals Espanyol in a quarterfinal first leg Wednesday. The defeat ended Barca’s unbeaten run of 29 games in all … Continue reading

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Suarez sizzles, scripts Barca success

Madrid: Luis Suarez stole the show Sunday evening with a brace and an assist as Barcelona fought back from two goals down to win 4-2 at Real Sociedad and restore their nine-point lead at the top of La Liga. Suarez … Continue reading

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Celta Vigo Messimerised

  Barcelona: Lionel Messi scored twice as King’s Cup holders Barcelona moved comfortably into the quarterfinals by thrashing Celta Vigo 5-0 at the Nou Camp in their last 16 second leg game played, Thursday. The Argentine and his strike partner … Continue reading

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Real fall 16 adrift of Barcelona

Madrid: Real Madrid’s faltering title defence continued as they were held to a thrilling 2-2 draw Sunday at Celta Vigo which saw them fall 16 points behind runaway leaders Barcelona, who beat Levante 3-0 to stay nine points clear at … Continue reading

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Countinho joins Barca

  Barcelona: Philippe Coutinho finally got his wish when Barcelona agreed to sign the Brazilian star from Liverpool for 160 million euros ($192 million) in the second third richest deal of all time. “Barcelona and Liverpool have reached an agreement … Continue reading

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Celta hold Barca, easy for Real  

Madrid: Two penalties helped Real Madrid to a healthy 3-0 win Thursday in the first leg of their Copa Del Rey tie with second tier Numancia, while Barcelona were held to a 1-1 draw as the La Liga giants rested … Continue reading

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El Clasico hands Barca chance to open 14-point gap over Real Madrid

Madrid: Real Madrid looked poised to sweep Barcelona away in La Liga after beating them so comprehensively in the Spanish Super Cup in August yet by the end of Saturday’s ‘El Clasico’ they could be a remarkable 14 points behind … Continue reading

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Barca keep lead at top

  Vila Real (Spain): Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi fired Barcelona to a 2-0 victory over 10-man Villarreal as the leaders won for the first time in three La Liga games to stay five points clear on Sunday, while Atletico … Continue reading

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Barca hopes jolted as Celta forces stalemate

  Barcelona: La Liga leaders Barcelona were held to a 2-2 draw at home Saturday by Celta Vigo as their former assistant coach Juan Carlos Unzue dented the title hopes of the Catalan giants, who dropped points for the second … Continue reading

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