FC Barcelona

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 13th, 2013
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The Champions League quarterfinals have come to a conclusion and we have a semifinal line up comprising of two Germans teams in the form of Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich and two Spanish and European giants FC Barcelona and Real Madrid. It wasn’t exactly smooth sailing for all of them, except Ba...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 13th, 2013
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FC Barcelona avoided arch-rivals Real Madrid in yesterday’s UEFA Champions League semi-final draw, although Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich stand between the Blaugrana and a spot in their eighth Champions League/European Cup final. Bayern Munich are widely regarded to be one of the favourites to l...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2013
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There’s a better than zero chance that AC Milan will knock Barcelona out of the Champions League tomorrow at the Camp Nou. There’s also a better than zero chance that Barcelona will make a stunning comeback and improbably extended their run into the quarterfinals. It’s hard to imagi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 12th, 2013
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Much has been said over the past three weeks – and with barely concealed glee – about the apparent demise of FC Barcelona. Of how an era has come to an end with back-to-back defeats at the hands of a Real Madrid side which is clearly on the ascendancy; and how Barcelona’s performanc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 3rd, 2013
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When you’re on top of the world, like FC Barcelona was for more than four years, you make lots of friends, lots of fans, but you make even more enemies. So, when you’re down, like FC Barcelona is now, after the second loss to Real Madrid in five days and the third in its last […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 2nd, 2013
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A late Sergio Ramos goal earned Real Madrid a 2-1 win against Barcelona at the Bernabeu on Saturday as the La Liga leaders slumped to a second consecutive El Clasico defeat. Five days after being dumped out of the Copa del Rey by Jose Mourinho’s side, the Catalan club were once again forced to ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 2nd, 2013
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So what did you lot think of that first half? Throw your views to me over on Twitter at @charliefscott or post them in the comments box to the right of this LIVE commentary. HALF-TIME: REAL MADRID 1-1 BARCELONA Los Blancos took an early lead in the 6th minute through Benzema after some fabulous build...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 2nd, 2013
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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
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Mar 2nd, 2013
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Kaka is hoping to use today’s Clasico meeting with Barcelona as an opportunity to stake his claim for a place in Real Madrid’s starting line-up for Tuesday’s Champions’ League tie with Manchester United. The Brazilian playmaker has shown good form in recent weeks, scoring his first league goal of the...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 1st, 2013
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Five days after its biggest win at Camp Nou in more than a decade, Real Madrid hosts Barcelona again in the Spanish league with its decisive Champions League match at Manchester United looming. Madrid’s defense did a masterful job of neutralizing Barcelona forward Lionel Messi on Tuesday, and i...