Barcelona and Real gear up for tonight’s Clasico final

Barcelona and Real Madrid gear up for tonight’s Clasico final of La Copa del Rey or Kings Cup. It takes place in Valencia and kickoff is scheduled for 21:30 local time (GMT+1). A win would benefit both teams and in the end it all boils down to who wants it most, doesn’t it? Preview of La Copa del Rey

Messi sets up Copa del Rey showdown with Real Madrid

FC Barcelona are through to the Kings Cup final after they drew last night at Real Sociedad 1-1. The Catalans now meet eternal rivals Real Madrid in the final which is scheduled for 19th April at the Mestalla stadium in Valencia. Leo Messi scored the Catalan’s goal and Man Utd target Antoine Griezmann, netted the equaliser for Real Sociedad near the end of the clash. Match report here

Barcelona not home free against Real Sociedad just yet says Martino

Barca coach Tata Martino believes his side’s Copa del Rey semi-final tie against Real Sociedad remains delicately poised despite taking a 2-0 lead in the first leg at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night. The coach was happy with his team’s performance and made few changes despite the loss at the weekend to Valencia. More on this tie

Martino content with 5-1 win against Levante

Barca coach Gerardo “Tata” Martino showed his delight at winning the second leg of their Copa del Rey tie against Levante at the Nou Camp. The coach admitted that he was worried in the early stages of the game when Barcelona lacked intensity. More on Barca’s win over Levante

Messi plays 400th game and lets Tello steal the show

Leo Messi played his 400th game for the Azulgrana’s last night with a great performance that led to Cristian Tello’s hat-trick. Messi was unable to find the net so stood back and helped the young man out with some terrific goal assists to give the Catalans a 1-4 win over Levante in La Copa del Rey. More on Tello’s hat-trick

Martino says current form should secure win at Levante

Barcelona coach Tata Martino reckons that his team should beat Levante tonight if they play as well as their last two games in the Spanish League. Barcelona come head to head with Levante tonight in the first leg of their quarter-final Copa del Rey showdown. More on this story

Messi nets brace against Getafe, Neymar injured

Messi is back and he proved it last night against Getafe in La Copa del Rey. Barcelona won by a comfortable 2 goals to nil in which Messi bagged both of them. Although Getafe played well, they were no match in the end for the Catalans. Neymar got injured in the 27th minute, passing the ball and falling awkwardly on his ankle. More on Messi and Neymar

Barca through to the last 16 of La Copa del Rey

Barcelona didn’t disappoint last night at the Camp Nou and got through to the last 16 of La Copa del Rey by beating minnows Cartagena by 3 goals to nil. Goals came from pedro, Tello and Neymar and the Brazilian is the only Azulgrana to have scored in all competitions this season. More on this second leg match of La Copa del Rey