Should FC Barcelona risk Messi in Saturday’s clasico?

Leo Messi has been training these past few days and the question everyone’s asking is if he will be available for Saturday’s Clasico against Real Madrid. Should Barça risk further injury or a relapse of the great man by fielding him or should they exercise self control and believe in what they’ve got to take on the Merengues?

Barcelona let off hook by forgiving Real Madrid

FC Barcelona was let off the hook by Real Madrid on Sunday who failed to capitalise on their chances of winning the Clasico. The game ended up 2-1 in Barça’s favour despite Real Madrid having the better of the first half. The game was put to bed by Luis Suárez who scored an absolute peach of a goal, much to the delight of the Nou Camp.

Busquets hopes Clasico will be decisive for Barcelona

Sergio Busquets hopes the Clasico will be decisive for Barcelona. After winning at the weekend and Real Madrid drawing, the Catalans are now just two points behind the league leaders. Barcelona are now concentrating on Wednesday’s clash against Villareal but they are taking no chances with the ‘yellow submarine’ at El Madrigal stadium.

Real Madrid runs amok at Anfield in preparation of Clasico

Real Madrid ran amok at Anfield on Wednesday night ahead of the much awaited Clasico on Saturday.Los Blancos won by 3 goals to nil in a comfortable win where Liverpool hardly posed a threat to the 10 times European champions. More on this story

Ancelotti’s master plan ahead of awaited Clasico

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has a master plan to topple Barça in next Saturday’s Clasico crunch. The Italian plans to rest all his best players so they are fresh for the Liverpool match and the awaited derby game a week on Saturday. more on Ancelotti’s devious plan!

7 goal “Clasico” lifts Barcelona morale

Lots of goals and lots of controversy as was to be expected in Sunday’s Clásico match between Real Madrid and Barcelona. The game ended up 3-4 in favour of the Catalans and the league has suddenly taken on a new twist with this very important win. More on the Clasico

Gearing up towards the ‘Clásico’

FC Barcelona are gearing themselves up for what looks like being one of the most memorable and tough ‘Clásicos’ of recent years. After the 7-0 drubbing of Osasuna, Barcelona are in a good place as they take on the league leaders in this exquisite showdown. More on the Clasico

First blood goes to Barca in controversial derby

It was a superb derby match on Saturday and a baptism of fire for the new managers of both sides.The “Clasico” ended in a 2-1 win for the Catalan giants and as per usual, it was not a game for the faint-hearted as it was full of controversy. More about Saturday’s Clasico