Barça defeat Espanyol 3-0 in Derbi barceloní.

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FC Barcelona remain ahead of Real Madrid atop of the league standings following their 3-0 victory over Espanyol in the Derbi barceloní.

Barça struggled in the first half and played to a goalless draw. However,  Suárez broke the deadlock after five minutes into the second half. Rakitic scored the club’s second goal in the 77th minute before Suárez grabbed his second goal of the evening three minutes before time. Next up for Barça will be a tough clash on Saturday when they host Villarreal. Continue reading “Barça defeat Espanyol 3-0 in Derbi barceloní.”

Barça hammer Osasuna 7-1.

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Barça hammered Osasuna 7-1 at the Camp Nou to keep pace with Real Madrid for the league title.

Fresh from their magnificent victory over Real Madrid on Sunday, FC Barcelona were back in action when they hosted last place Osasuna. Messi opened the scoring in the 12th minute with another memorable goal. Gomes doubled the side’s lead in the 30th minute to end the half 2-0 in front of the Blaugrana faithful at the Camp Nou. Three minutes after the restart, Osasuna pulled one back with a Torres free kick. Continue reading “Barça hammer Osasuna 7-1.”

Barça defeat Real Madrid 2-3 with late Messi winner.

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Barça pulled off a superb last gasp winner against arch rivals Real Madrid in a memorable 2-3 victory. Messi and Rakitic scored the first two goals before Messi sealed the winner in stoppage time.

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Barça faced Real Madrid in Madrid with Neymar out of the lineup. Instead, it was Paco Alcacer who started in his place on the left side of MSN. Barça thought would fall behind when Casemiro put Real Madrid ahead in the 28th minute after Sergio Ramos’s effort struck the post and Casemiro was there to tap in the opener. Continue reading “Barça defeat Real Madrid 2-3 with late Messi winner.”

Time for a Barça Overhaul!

For the second year in a row, Barça crash out of the Champions League’s Quarter-Finals. The team has a few weeks of football left to try to win a domestic double. However, an overhaul is in order for next season.

  • By Ibrahim Ayyub
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If there’s ever a line from a movie that is synonymous with FC Barcelona, it has to be the line uttered in The Dark Knight. “You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.” This applies to both managers and players. We have seen managers such as Cruyff, Rijkaard, Guardiola, and now Luis Enrique be admired only to be turned on by the fans. The same applies with players who were once worshipped but then left the club through the back door. At this moment, Luis Enrique is becoming the villain as the club fails to impress on the pitch. Continue reading “Time for a Barça Overhaul!”