Archives for October 2012

Barca destroys Alavés in the first leg match of La Copa del Rey

FC Barcelona beat Alavés by a clear 0-3 last night in La Copa del Rey to take full advantage of their first leg match. Goals came from David Villa, Iniesta and Cesc Fabregás. Tito Vilanova used this game to try out new things and the result is a 3 nil advantage which is more than enough for when Alavés meet Barca at the Nou Camp.

Messi receives his second Golden Boot

Argentine forward leo Messi was awarded with his second Golden Boot on Monday for scoring an impressive 50 goals last season. He pipped Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo to the post by four goals with his impressive tally.

Barca steamrollers Rayo Vallecano with a 5 goal whitewash

It was business as usual for Barca last night against Rayo Vallecano where the Catalans sunk the team from Vallecas by five goals to nil. It was another great night for Messi, who bagged a brace with Villa, Xavi and Cesc bringing up the rear.

Jordi Alba secures win over Celtic for Barca

Barcelona snatched a last gasp win with a Jordi Alba goal in the dying seconds of extra time against Celtic in the Champions League at the Nou Camp last night. Barca now go into the second leg with a two goal lead and everything to play for.

Goal fest at the Riazor stadium

It was certainly a goal fest last night against Deportivo at the Riazor stadium in which Barca had to pull everything out of the hat to beat them 4-5. Cesc was magnificent, as was Messi but Barca’s defense without their key players looks shaky.

Man City denies interest in Cesc and Busquets

Manchester City have made a statement denying any interest at all in FC Barcelona players Cesc Fabregas and Sergio Busquets. It read that there was no basis to the said claims and the club has neither made nor is it planning to make an offer for these two players.

Rosell views Messi’s continuity a priority

FC Barcelona president Sandro Rosell has made it a top priority for the club to get Leo Messi’s signature and guarantee his continuity at the Catalan club. Leo plays well at the club and Rosell wants to guarantee his future at Barca.

UEFA punishes Busquets with two game ban

The UEFA Control and Disciplinary Committee have decided to impose a penalty ban of two games on Sergio Busquets after being sent off in the Champions League game against Benfica in which the Catalan club won by two goals to nil. The club is able to appeal the decision but Sergio will still miss the two legs of the next match against Celtic.