A mediocre performance by Barca’s standards was helped by some great work by Brazilian Neymar and Chilean Alexis Sanchez in the second half to put Espanyol to the cosh at the Camp Nou on Friday night’s derby match. Read the report on the derby match here
Last night’s game against Espanyol was the perfect backdrop for tonight’s FIFA Ballon d’Or. it was a game of footballing excellence once more with Tito Vilanova in the Barca dugout. For Espanyol, it wasn’t a good Catalan derby match and just goes to show Barca’s quality and dominance.
Great news for Tito Vilanova and all Barca fans is that Adriano, Song and Cesc have been given the all-clear by the medical staff and could play in the Barca vs Espanyol derby crunch at the Nou Camp on Sunday. Other good news is that Tito has now taken two training sessions and is feeling better everyday. Kick-offis scheduled for 19:00 hours Spain time or GMT +1.