Archives for December 2011

Barca end Hospitalet’s luck in Copa del Rey

It was a complete rout at the Camp Nou last night with Barca scoring nine goals to end Hospitalet’s luck in the Copa del Rey. It could have been many more but maybe Barcelona decided to be benevolent with their less affluent neighbours.

Barcelona make light work of Santos

Barcelona made light work of Santos today as the best club in the world showed everyone exactly why they deserve the title. To be honest, Santos is not much without Neymar and even he was stopped in his tracks by a very defensive Carles Puyol who dealt with the Brazilian star with ease. Neymar showed […]

Villa out for six months with leg break

Barca striker David Villa will be out of action for at least 6 months following a leg break at the  European champions’ Fifa Club World Cup semi-final against Al-Sadd. Barcelona won the match by a comfortable 4-0 win but the news about ex Valencia star David Villa’s leg break has fueled speculation that the star might […]

Clasico ends in a Barca victory

I hoped that Madrid came out fighting and for the first ten minutes it looked that way especially after their goal after roughly 30 seconds! It must have been a mirage as Real madrid let Barca get into their groove and play their sexy football once again. I especially liked the way Andrés Iniesta played, […]

Real Madrid v Barca Match Preview 2011

Tomorrow is officially D-day for the two best teams in Spain, possibly the world when they meet at the Santiago Bernabéu in Madrid for the first of this seasons clasico matches between Barcelona FC and Real Madrid. A great game of football will be watched by the whole world with bated breath!

Barcelona young guns see off BATE Borisov

A young Barcelona side full of talent and young guns saw off Russian side BATE Borisov in a Champions League draw last night. Guardiola decided to give his young hopefuls a chance and they got their baptism of fire in the Champions League. The game ended in a 4-0 win for the Catalans.

Barca and Madrid keep up pressure before clasico

Both Barca and Real Madrid won their games last night and effectively gave the much awaited “clasico” a real boost. Real Madrid are still six points ahead and Barca proved last night that they are up for the fight with a convincing 5-0 win over Levante. In the light of their defeat against Getafe, this […]