Archives for November 2011

Barcelona beats Rayo and puts Getafe nightmare behind them

Barcelona FC beat Rayo Vallecano last night at the Camp Nou in typical winning style and put the misery of a loss at Getafe behind them. Let’s not get all excited though. We are talking about Rayo here and not Valencia – not even Real Madrid. Barcelona were at home and this was a classical […]

Barcelona crashes to defeat at Getafe

Barcelona crashed to a stunning 1 – 0 defeat by a stubborn Getafe who refused to give up last night. After Real Madrid’s win at home in their local derby against Athletic Madrid, this means they are six points clear at the top of the table. David Villa has said that they can still beat […]

San Siro succumbs to Barca magic

AC Milan witnessed an impressive Barca team last night at the San Siro stadium in Milan. The match finished 2-3 and was full of thrills and spills. Goals came from a Leo Messi  penalty,  an own goal from former Barca man Mark Van Bommel and one from a brilliant Xavi who dazzled the Italians with […]

Barcelona punishes Real Zaragoza at home

Barca punished Real Zaragoza last night at the Camp Nou with a 4-0 thrashing with goals from Piqué, Messi, Puyol and Villa. It was a comfortable win for Barcelona as Zaragoza didn’t offer too much resistance and it showed when piqué was allowed a free header on 18 minutes into the game. Just before half […]

Barca’s interest in Gareth Bale turned down

North London club Tottenham Hotspur insist they will not be bullied by Catalan giants Barcelona over their interest in Welsh star Gareth Bale. Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has stated that they would love to sign Bale, 22, for a £35million fee. But Tottenham will refuse to listen to any offers for their star player — […]

Solitary Iniesta strike takes care of L’Hospitalet

Andres Iniesta scored the only goal in last night’s clash against third-tier club CD L’Hospitalet in the first leg of La Copa del Rey. The game thus ended in a 0-1 win for Catalan giants Barcelona in a game, which saw L’Hospitalet squander a few good chances with Pinto in goal. A few of the […]

Leo rescues late point for Barca

It was touted to be a sort of clash of the titans between Barca’s Pep Guardiola and Athletic Bilbao’s Marcelo Bielsa and had been an eagerly anticipated match. The rain suddenly found itself as the main protagonist last night and a breathless encounter in Bilbao produced a 2-2 draw. Barcelona’s Victor Valdes was beaten for […]

Barca seals Plzen’s fate with 4 goals

Current Champions League winners Barcelona sealed their place in the knockout stages of the tournament after cruising past 10-man Czech champions Viktoria Plzen 4-0 on Tuesday evening.Messi has scored 202 goals now for Barcelona and coach Pep Guardiola reached 200 games as Barca’s manager. Another 3 goals by Argentine Lionel Messi and one by ex […]