Barcelona overcame the absence of playmaker Lionel Messi to cut Real Madrid’s La Liga lead to two points with a comfortable win at Granada. Luis Suarez’s exquisite lob just before half-time opened the scoring before on-loan Chelsea midfielder Jeremie Boga equalised with a composed finish. Paco Alcacer restored Barca’s lead before Uche Agbo was sent off for two yellow cards. Ivan Rakitic’s deflected finish made … Continue reading Granada 1-4 Barcelona, Spanish La Liga.
Barcelona made Champions League history by becoming the first team to overturn a first-leg 4-0 deficit and knock out Paris St-Germain to reach the quarter-finals for the 10th successive season. The Spanish champions were 5-3 down on aggregate in the 88th minute, but scored three goals in the final seven minutes in one of the greatest European ties of all time. Neymar’s free-kick and penalty … Continue reading Barcelona just had the biggest comeback in UEFA Champions League History
Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has spoken out after their 6-1 win over Sporting Gijonand will quit his position at the end of the season, saying he needs to rest. This is Enrique’s third season in charge , winning the Champions League in his first year, and to a domestic double last season. But things aren’t looking good for Barca, following their 4-0 defeat to Paris … Continue reading Luis Enrique: Barcelona manager to step down in the Summer
Luis Enrique’s future in Barcelona is in contention, following sources speculating that he’s losing ground with the club. As well as fan dissatisfaction with some fans booing him during Sunday’s 2-1 win over Leganes. Enrique’s contract expires at the end of the season, but Barca president Josep Maria Bartomeu told Catalan broadcaster TV3 “In the last few years, he has won almost all competitions. The Barca supporters are very … Continue reading Barcelona have “no plan B” to Luis Enrique.
The champions had another underwhelming performance following Tuesday’s 4-0 Champions League defeat against Paris St-Germain. But the club managed to salvage a win thanks in due part to Lionel Messi’s 90 minute penalty, and keeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen for a string of great saves. Messi gave Barca an early lead, until Unai Lopez fired the equalizer, then closing with Messi’s penalty. This win brings Barcelona closer … Continue reading Barcelona 2-1 Leganes. La Liga
Paris St-Germain stunned Barcelona with a 4-0 victory, leaving Barcelona in danger of failing to reach the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in a decade. Di Maria came in with the opener with a curled free-kick. Julian Draxler with the second, and followed up by another goal from Di Maria. Edinson Cavani finished strong with a fourth. The Messi-Suarez-Neymar trio had a lackluster performance, … Continue reading Paris Saint Germain 4-0 Barcelona Champions League Round of 16 – 1st Leg
The MSN trio were on point, as Barcelona gave Alaves a humiliating home defeat Suarez came in with the opener, Neymar followed up with a second from close range. Barcelona continued their onslaught during the second half of the match with four more goals starting with Messi after he stroked in the third before Alexis’ own goal. Ivan Rakitic followed up from inside the area and … Continue reading Alaves 0-6 Barcelona. La Liga