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Messi hails Perez and Ansu Fati after Barca beat Betis

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The captain seemed impressed with the win Barcelona captain Lionel Messi was pretty happy with his team’s 5-2 win over Real Betis at the Camp Nou on Sunday. The Argentine missed the game due to injury but was still at the ground to watch his team pick up their first win of the season. Messi took to social media after the game to praise youngsters Carles Perez and Ansu Fati for their performances in …

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Barça victorious in home opener with 5-2 win over Real Betis.

FC Barcelona got their first league of the season thanks to a 5-2 victory over Real Betis on the Blaugrana’s home opener at the Camp Nou. Barça kicked off their league campaign away with a 1-0 loss at Athletic Bilbao for its first opening league defeat in a decade. Heading into today’s game against Real Betis, Barça were without the injured Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Ousmane Dembele. Nonetheless, new signing Antoine Griezmann stepped up and delivered by scoring twice …

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Griezmann ‘tried to copy’ Messi’ with goal against Betis

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The Frenchman impressed at the Camp Nou Antoine Griezmann said his second goal against Real Betis on Sunday at the Camp Nou was inspired by watching Lionel Messi in training. Nabil Fekir gave the visitors the lead in the match on Sunday, but Barcelona hit back when Griezmann hit his first La Liga goal for his new club just before half-time. The World Cup winner then hit a brilliant second to send the champions …

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Barcelona 5-2 Betis: Match Review

Photo by Alex Caparros/Getty Images Recap from Barcelona impressive win against Real Betis. The home opener for Barcelona could not have started much worse with Nabil Fekir scoring early in the first half, but the hosts came storming back, with Antoine Griezmann as the main protagonists, scoring once in each half and adding an assist. Carles Perez, Jordi Alba and Arturo Vidal added goals midway through the second half to secure the first three points of the new season before …

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Barça 5-2 Betis: Recap

Photo by David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images WHAT A PERFORMANCE!!!!!! No Messi? No Suárez? No Dembélé? No Coutinho? No Neymar? No. Freaking. Problem. Barcelona made a statement of strength thanks to a spectacular 5-2 victory over Real Betis at Camp Nou on Sunday, Barça’s first La Liga win of the season. The Blaugrana played well throughout the match and responded to going behind early with a brand of football that was suffocating and scintilating at times, and Antoine Griezmann showed the …

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A Messi-less Barca must steer clear of Real Betis’ threats

Photo by Quality Sport Images/Getty Images The champions need a win at the Camp Nou No Lionel Messi or Luis Suarez, but the game must go on and Barcelona will be obligated to return to winning ways. This Sunday night’s fixture against Real Betis will be the 2019/2020 league opener at Camp Nou and the stakes are at an all-time high for the Catalans, as Ernesto Valverde will look to put together his strongest starting XI to face the Verdiblancos …

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Valdes sends message to Ansu Fati ahead of Betis clash

Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images The teenager is in the Barcelona squad Victor Valdes has sent a message to Ansu Fati after the 16-year-old was included in Barcelona’s squad for Sunday’s La Liga clash with Real Betis. The teenager has trained with the first team this week but was a surprise inclusion when Ernesto Valverde named his squad for Sunday’s game. Juvenil A boss Valdes has sent a message of support to the youngster ahead of the match at the …

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Barça vs Betis: LIVE BLOG!

Photo by Pablo Morano/MB Media/Getty Images Join us for Barça’s first home game of the season! WELCOME TO CAMP NOU!!! The Greatest Stadium on Earth opens its doors for the first time this season for an official match as the Blaugrana welcome Real Betis for a big La Liga match. Following last week’s loss to Bilbao and some bad news this week Barça need a big performance and a big win, but Betis were the only team to win at …

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FC Barcelona News: 25 August 2019

Photo by Joan Valls/Urbanandsport /NurPhoto via Getty Images Barça-Betis: La Liga returns to the Camp Nou | FC BarcelonaThe Camp Nou will premiere in the 2019/20 league season with the Barça-Betis fixture (Sunday, 9.00pm CEST). Week two of the competition will see Ernesto Valverde up against Joan Francesc Ferrer ‘Rubi’, both looking for the first three points of the season. The squad to play Betis | FC BarcelonaWith the exception of the Joan Gamper Trophy in early August, Barça return …

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Barça squad named for Betis

Photo by Jose Breton/Pics Action/NurPhoto via Getty Images Ernesto Valverde has called 18 players for the home opener, including a 16-year-old kid The next Barcelona match is upon us! The Blaugrana make their first appearance at home in La Liga this season and search for their first win of the campaign when they welcome Real Betis to the Camp Nou, and Ernesto Valverde has called up the following 18 players to be in uniform on Sunday: Goalkeepers: 1. Marc-André ter …

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