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Kounde apologizes to Sevilla fans for celebrations

Barcelona defender Jules Kounde has apologized to Sevilla fans for his celebrations during the Catalans’ 3-0 win against his former team on Sunday. Kounde spent three years with Sevilla before signing for Barcelona in the summer and clearly still has a lot of affection for his former side. Here’s what he wrote on Twitter after the game. “I was always grateful for the opportunity to wear the red and white jersey and for the love he received during my time …

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Raphinha is a man on a mission with Dembele out for Barcelona

Good things come to those who put their heads down and work hard. That’s the story of Raphinha this season. The flashy Brazilian arrived at the Camp Nou with the expectation that he would be the replacement for Ousmane Dembele. In a surprising turn of events, the Frenchman renewed his contract at Barcelona, and Xavi had his main man back in the lineup. The question was whether the two could coexist in the same starting eleven. With Dembele’s ability to …

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Five talking points from Barcelona 3-0 Sevilla

Barcelona increased their gap at the top of the table to eight points after an impressive victory over Sevilla on Sunday Real Madrid’s surprise defeat to Mallorca earlier in the day had presented Barca with the chance to increase the gap at the top and the Catalans took full advantage. The hosts found it hard going in the first half, against a Sevilla team that looked as if they’d come for a point and a point only, but kept going …

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Barcelona offer update on Sergio Busquets injury

Barcelona have confirmed that captain Sergio Busquets has been sidelined with a sprained ankle ligament which forced him out of Sunday’s win over Sevilla. Busquets was taken off in the opening minutes of the 3-0 victory after sustaining the injury and will now be set for a little spell out of action. “Tests carried out this morning have revealed that Sergio Busquets has a lateral collateral ligament sprain in his left ankle. He is out and his recovery will determine …

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FC Barcelona News: 6 February 2023

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Barca’s quiet men deserve top billing for a change

The term ‘unsung hero’ is sprinkled liberally these days, but it perfectly encompasses a couple of Barca players that aren’t often given the plaudits. In this epic and potential title-winning run from Xavi’s Barcelona, it isn’t just the headline grabbers that have deserved to be pushed front and centre. For every Barca player who sees his name in and on the various media platforms following a match as a matter of course, there have been less celebrated exponents that should …

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‘We can’t relax’ – Xavi urges Barca not to get carried away

Barcelona manager Xavi Hernandez has told his team not to relax despite moving eight points clear at the top of La Liga after Sunday’s 3-0 win over Sevilla. The Catalans took full advantage of Real Madrid’s defeat to Real Mallorca earlier in the day to extend their lead at the top of the table. Goals from Jordi Alba, Gavi, and Raphinha secured all three points for the hosts and left Xavi a very satisfied manager. “It was a key match …

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5 winners and 1 loser from Barça 3-0 Sevilla

Barcelona are now eight points clear of Real Madrid at the top of the La Liga table thanks to an excellent 3-0 win over Sevilla at the Spotify Camp Nou on Sunday night. The Blaugrana dominated from start to finish and scored some very good goals to get the win and send the crowd home happy. Here are the winners and losers from the action in the Catalan capital. Note: Applying the labels “winners” and “losers” is not intended to …

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Barça 3-0 Sevilla: Recap

Barcelona extended their unbeaten streak in all competitions to 15 games, remain perfect in 2023 and are now eight points clear at the top of the La Liga table thanks to a brilliant 3-0 win over Sevilla at the Spotify Camp Nou on Sunday night. The Blaugrana were the better team for the entire night and fully deserved the victory with excellent attacking football and another commanding defensive display in what was a very complete performance at home. FIRST HALF …

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Barcelona lose Sergio Busquets to injury against Sevilla

Barcelona lost Sergio Busquets to injury on Sunday, with the captain being forced off in the opening minutes of the league clash with Sevilla at the Camp Nou. Busquets seemed to pick up an ankle injury in a challenge with Youssef En-Nesyri and couldn’t continue. He hobbled off the pitch and looked to be in a fair bit of pain. Xavi opted to throw on Franck Kessie in place of his captain to join Gavi, Pedri and Frenkie de Jong …

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