Andres Iniesta

By IAfrica
In Nigeria
Apr 1st, 2014
0 Comments
224 Views
Atletico Madrid have a slim advantage heading into the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona after holding on for a 1-1 draw at the Camp Nou on Tuesday. Diego Ribas, who came on as a first-half substitute for injured Diego Costa, fired the visitors in front with a wonde...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Mar 2nd, 2013
0 Comments
45 Views
It’s strange to be talking about goalscoring problems for a team that’s scored 82 in only 25 league games so far this season, but the biggest issue facing Barcelona coach Jordi Roura is how to address the alarming lack of penetration shown by his team in recent matches. The Catalan club only had one ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Europe Soccer
Feb 20th, 2013
0 Comments
112 Views
Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari goals gave AC Milan a huge chance of progressing to the Champions League last eight after beating Barcelona. The Rossoneri defended in numbers and the two former Portsmouth players struck twice in the second half. Boateng turned and fired in following Riccardo ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 28th, 2013
0 Comments
119 Views
El Clasico 2013 – Despite Real Madrid being in good form results-wise and playing at home, it is FC Barcelona that comes out as the favorite partly because of the players Madrid will not be counting on. Iker Casillas and Pepe will be recovering from injury, while Sergio Ramos, Fabio Coentrao, a...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 28th, 2013
0 Comments
56 Views
By Vladimir Moraru In a shot-in-the-arm tune-up for Wednesday’s clash with eternal rival FC Barcelona in the semifinals of the Copa del Rey (Spanishd Cup) Cristiano Ronaldo scored three goals in Real Madri’s 4-0 trashing of Getafe in the 21st round of Spanish La Liga at the Santiago Berna...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Jan 24th, 2013
0 Comments
116 Views
Barcelona achieved an intriguing 2-4 win (4-6 in aggregate) against Malaga at La Rosaleda in the return leg of the Copa del Rey quarterfinals. Pedro Rodriguez, Gerard Pique, Andres Iniesta and Lionel Messi scored the goals for the Blaugrana, who attempted 15 shots, nine of them on target and one that...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 28th, 2012
0 Comments
40 Views
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique has admitted his surprise at Real Madrid’s poor start to the season but does not believe the result of Wednesday’s Supercopa will have any long-term effect on their battle for the Primera Division title. Madrid head into the second leg at the Bernabeu still searc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 24th, 2012
0 Comments
61 Views
Barcelona came from behind to beat Real Madrid 3-2 at the Nou Camp and take a slender lead from the first leg of the Spanish Supercopa. Cristiano Ronaldo headed Real into the lead against the run of play 10 minutes into the second half from Mesut Ozil’s corner, but Barcelona responded as Pedro ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 15th, 2012
0 Comments
61 Views
Lionel Messi has played down the idea he has a big personal rivalry with Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo. The 25-year-old Argentine striker had been speaking to the media ahead of Argentina playing Germany in a friendly on Wednesday in Frankfurt. And when asked about his nomination for the Ballon ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Aug 8th, 2012
0 Comments
44 Views
Andres Iniesta says Barcelona are determined to regain their La Liga crown this season after being pipped to the title by Real Madrid last term. The Spain international admits that Real Madrid are now the team to beat, but added that he and his team-mates are only more motivated to set things right f...