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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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Atletico held by Girona at home  

  Madrid: Atletico Madrid’s faint hopes of chasing down runaway Liga leaders Barcelona suffered a fresh blow Saturday as they were held to a 1-1 draw at home to Girona, meaning they could fall 11 points adrift if the Catalans … 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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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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Bernabeu, Real Madrid Messimerised

  Madrid: Real Madrid’s hopes of retaining their La Liga title appeared to be fading fast as goals from Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi and Aleix Vidal propelled Barcelona to a 3-0 win in the ‘Clasico’ at the Santiago Bernabeu here … 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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Ronaldo, Suarez strike form

Madrid: Barcelona striker Luis Suarez and Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo were heavily criticised during the opening phase of the season but the two forwards have hit their strides ahead of Saturday’s Clasico showdown between the two heavyweight clubs. Ronaldo rifled … Continue reading

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Suarez, Paulinho extend Barca lead

  Barcelona: Barcelona opened up an 11-point lead over Real Madrid in the La Liga standings ahead of next weekend’s El Clasico as Luis Suarez and Paulinho scored twice each in a 4-0 thrashing of Deportivo la Coruna here Sunday … 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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