Nou Camp

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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Mar 12th, 2013
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  Magical: Lionel Messi celebrates after vanquishing Milan’s first leg advantage   Barcelona marched into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 4-0 victory over AC Milan in the second leg of their round of 16 clash at Camp Nou on Tuesday. The Catalans were tipped for an early exit...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 9th, 2013
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After months of speculation Jose Mourinho will leave Madrid at the end of the season following a turbulent campaign, reports are now claiming the Portuguese may stay beyond this summer. In the wake of Los Blancos’ wonderful week of victories against Barcelona and Manchester United, influential sports...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 7th, 2012
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Jose Mourinho has changed his tune. Earlier this season the Real Madrid boss was surprisingly scathing about his team’s level of performance, including the memorable comment after a 1-0 defeat against Sevilla: “At the moment I don’t have a team.” However, four consecutive victories since that dramati...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 24th, 2012
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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
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May 16th, 2012
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Chelsea have been boosted by the news that central defender David Luiz will play in the Champions League Final against Bayern Munich on Saturday night. Luiz tweaked a hamstring in the FA Cup semi-final against Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley, but returned to training yesterday with teammate Gary Cahill,...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 2nd, 2012
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Lionel Messi’s ninth hat-trick of the campaign saw the Argentine break Gerd Muller’s 39-year old record for goals in a European season as Barcelona thrashed Malaga at the Nou Camp. Carles Puyol opened the scoring, and Salomón Rondón equalised, before Messi took over with two penalties and a solo effo...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 1st, 2012
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Pep Guardiola insists Barcelona still have plenty to play for, even with Real Madrid having likely won the Primera Division title. The Catalans have come up just short in the La Liga race this season, but the coach, speaking after their 7-0 demolition of Rayo Vallecano, said they must keep their conc...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 27th, 2012
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Barcelona have called a press conference this morning in which the future of manager Pep Guardiola is expected to be revealed. The speculation in recent weeks is that the 41-year-old will seek a break from the pressures of managing the Catalan club, which he has propelled to unprecedented heights in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 23rd, 2012
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Pep Guardiola says tomorrow’s Champions League return against Chelsea will now be the defining point of Barcelona’s campaign. The coach of the Catalan giants effectively ceded the Primera Division title to bitter rivals Real Madrid after a 2-1 defeat in ‘El Clasico’ at the Nou Camp on Saturday left t...