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As Spanish and Italian champions Barcelona and Juventus prepare to battle it out in the UCL final, will we see vestiges of the UEFA Euro final from three years ago?
On June 6th, Barcelona and Juventus will take to the pitch in this season's Champions League final. Whilst the Blaugrana's arrival at this stage is of little surprise to most, the success of the Bianconeri, who were regarded as the tournament's dark horses, has been this edition's most-talked about story. It will be a special clash in Berlin as both Luis Enrique and Massimiliano Allegri, in their debut... Read the rest of the article »
The player from Terrassa was subbed off the pitch with 6 minutes left on the game, so that Barca fans could pay their respects to the team's captain.
Xavi Hernandez played his final game with Barcelona during the 2-2 draw against Deportivo. The historic midfielder leaves behind a series of records with Los Blaugranas, including 23 trophies won since graduating from La Masia.
Hernandez, who scored 85 goals and served 173 assists in 764 games for Barcelona, left the pitch with just six minutes left in the game, handing the captain's badge to... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona has already clinched La Liga title and will say goodbye to Xavi. Deportivo is still fighting to avoid relegation.
After 37 games of La Liga it all comes down to this final game in which one team celebrates its title and the other one expects to avoid relegation. Barcelona clinched its 23rd La Liga title last Sunday against Atletico Madrid and hopes to send off Xavi from Camp Nou with a final win before he moves to Qatar with Al Saad.
Xavi announced that once the season is over, he will not longer play for... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish boss was invited by Barcelona's execs, but he decided to stay at home and watch the game there.
It seems that Pep Guardiola doesn't want anything to do with Barcelona anymore, and he will do everything in his power to emphasize that. Earlier this week, Barc'as VP Jordi Cardoner revealed that the club would extend invitations to their former coaches to witness the Champions League final match on June 6th. Johan Cruyff, Frank Rijkaard and Guardiola were all invited, but today Guardiola respectfully... Read the rest of the article »
Luis Enrique is leading Barcelona to a treble in his first season as a manager. His predecesor, Gerardo Martino, left Barcelona empty handed.
Josep Maria Bartomeu is sad that Xavi is leaving but is also confident that Luis Enrique will continue as the manager for at least one more season. The boss of the Catalan club is happy with what the former player has made out of his first year in the hot seat of the club.
"I believe and know that he is staying. He has a contract and I believe that is also evident that the project... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona offered his a contract extension until 2018 he refused to sign. He joined Barcelona's youth academy 20 years ago.
After 20 years of playing with the club that he grew up with, Xavi will play his last game of his career with FC Barcelona when the team faces Juventus in the Champions League final. The iconic midfielder has announced that once this season is over, he will move out of Barcelona to open a new chapter of his life in Qatar.
"I would like to confirm and announce my exit from Barça.... Read the rest of the article »
With only one game remaining, the Pichichi race hits its climax. Ronaldo has his grips firmly on the award, but can La Pulga mount a late surge?
As La Liga enters its final game of the season, with all 20 sides playing their last match of this campaign on Saturday, and Barcelona set to officially be handed the title, the race for the Pichichi award reaches its climax.
As it stands, Real Madrid ace Cristiano Ronaldo is on track to claim the prize. The Portuguese ace currently leads the pack with 45 goals in the Spanish Primera Division.... Read the rest of the article »
Xavi is most likely to announce his departure for Qatar on Thursday. They were together when Spain won the World Cup in 2010.
Three more games with Barcelona seems everything that is left for Xavi as he prepares to leave the club that he joined since his days as a youth academy player. At the age of 35, Xavi is expecting to retire playing in Qatar. Xavi has been a part of eight La Liga titles since his debut with the senior team in 1998.
Many players are speaking highly about their captain before he leaves. Andres... Read the rest of the article »
Cakir worked in four UEFA Champions League matches this year including the first leg of the series between PSG and Chelsea.
With both teams qualified to play the UEFA Champions League final in Berlin, the only thing the game needed was its referee. Today, UEFA officers appointed Turkish Cuneyt Cakir as the man in charge.
Cakir, 38, worked in four UEFA Champions League matches this season. His last appearance in the tournament came during the first leg of the Round of 16 matchup between PSG and Chelsea. He also refereed... Read the rest of the article »
The team celebrates every title in this historic place sine 1930. Barcelona will organize an even bigger celebration next week after the game.
The new champion of La Liga has been decided and Barcelona fans know it. As soon as the final whistle blew in el Vicente Calderon, thousands of Cules fans gathered in Fuente de Canaletas to celebrate the 23rd La Liga title the team has won since the competition was created.
It is a tradition for Barcelona fans to gather in Canaletas since 1930. This is the equivalent to Real Madrid's celebrations... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentine superstar scored the only goal of the night to seal the title race, as La Pulga continues to add to his trophy-laden Barcelona career.
The numbers speak for themselves. His stats since making his debut back in 2004 speaks shear volumes. 22 titles in just over ten years with the Barcelona senior squad, none can deny Lionel Messi’s legendary status at the Camp Nou.
On Sunday, the four-time Ballon d’Or winner led the Blaugrana to the Vicente Calderon Stadium to clash with Atletico Madrid, knowing a win would be enough... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona can clinch la Liga with a win despite the outcome between Espanyol and Real Madrid.
It no longer seems a matter of how, but it is not mostly about when will Barcelona clinch their 23rd La Liga title. After the strike that threatened the last two weeks of Spanish football got suspended, everything is set for Atletico Madrid to host the leaders of the competition at the Vicente Calderon. Diego Simeone and his team are not planning on letting Barcelona celebrate in Madrid.
Los... Read the rest of the article »
If you thought La Pulga had trouble scoring past Los Rojiblancos, think again. The stats say otherwise.
On Sunday, La Liga leaders Barcelona will travel to Madrid to lock horns with third-placed Atletico. The trip to the Vicente Calderon will hand the Blaugrana a chance of sealing the title, if they match second-placed Real Madrid’s score from their fixture on the very same day.
Argentince ace Lionel Messi has a lot at stake in Sunday’s game, other than the league crown. The 27-year-old... Read the rest of the article »
The Portuguese ace's record at the Estadi Cornellà-El Prat is poor, but he looks to preserve his advantage over Messi in La Liga goalscoring charts.
La Liga giants Real Madrid travel to Espanyol on Sunday fresh off their Champions League exit. Having crashed out in the semis at the hands of Juventus, Los Blancos have little to play for in the remainder of the season.
The Liga BBVA title appear out of Carlo Ancelotti’s team’s hands, with first-placed Barcelona needing only to match Real Madrid’s score for their round 37... Read the rest of the article »
The Blaugrana look to clinch their first title of the season, with the treble in sight, and it all begins at the Vicente Calderon Stadium.
La Liga giants Barcelona can wrap up the title race as soon as this Sunday if they win their weekend fixture. The Blaugrana are four points ahead second-placed Real Madrid as they look to put the sword to Los Blancos’ title hopes.
Of course, Sunday’s opponent is no easy one. Luis Enrique will guide his side to the Vicente Calderon Stadium with the aim of beating reigning champions... Read the rest of the article »
Diego Simeone could grant Real Madrid one more chance of winning La Liga next week. What could be the keys for a victory over Los Blaugranas?
When this year's La Liga calendar was revealed, Atletico and Barcelona fans marked the next-to-last week as one of their top priorities. With last year's title being decided between both teams, this seems like a chance to get even for Barcelona, but their hosts will not make things easy for them. One thing that Diego Simeone loves is crashing into another club's party, and this could be a good chance... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blaugranas' economic VP revealed that the club could not match a big offer by some of football's big spenders, such as PSG or Chelsea.
Barcelona's loyal supporters could watch how their historic trio is torn apart. According to the team's economic VP Javier Faus, the club can no longer match the wages offered by other clubs such as Chelsea or PSG, and if any of those clubs came knocking on Barcelona's door with a big pile of cash, they could be able to snatch some of their top players away.
"We can no longer pay the most... Read the rest of the article »
El Barcelona con una victoria asegura el título de la Liga. El Atlético tiene prácticamente asegurado su lugar en la Champions del próximo año.
Tras haberse suspenido la amenaza de huelga, todo esta listo para que el Barcelona visite el Vicente Calderón con la posibilidad de salir campeón en territorio madrileño. Diego Simeone y sus jugadores son los únicos capaces de arruinarle la fiesta al equipo de Luis Enrique.
Los Culés llegan a la capital del país ibérico con 90 puntos y cuatro... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan striker will bump heads with the Juventus duo in the Champions League final, two players who he shares a past with.
On Wednesday, this season’s Champions League final was decided. After drawing 1-1 with Real Madrid, wining 3-2 on aggregate, Italian giants Juventus set a clash with Barcelona for the game in Berlin.
Although the Old Lady don’t possess the big profile name players as their opposition the Blaugrana do, bet your money on the encounter between the two sides to go down to the wire, and... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian star scored a brace during the first half of their semi-final matchup against Bayern, making it easier for Los Blaugranas to earn a place in the Champions League final.
Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique has to be quite happy with the variety of weapons Barcelona has. Today, the "MSN" trio showed its power one more time, having Neymar scoring a brace after assists by Luis Suarez. Even though los Blaugranas lost the second leg match against Bayer, the first game's result was enough for them to make it through.
The Brazilian superstar scored his eighth... Read the rest of the article »