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The UEFA Champions League Round of 16 and UEFA Europa League Round of 32 continued on FOX Sports 1 last week, leading to viewership records on both Tuesday (2/24) and Thursday (2/26).
Tuesday’s first leg match featuring Barcelona and Manchester City attracted 779,000 viewers, setting a new record for a UEFA Champions League match on FOX Sports 1, according to Nielsen. It is the biggest audience for a UEFA Champions League match on cable since the 2009 UEFA Champions League Final on ESPN (Barcelona-Manchester United, 1.4 million), and the largest on any FOX channel since the... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish coach said he is interested in playing the Copa del Rey final, since it would benefit the team after a trophy-less year.
During his pre-match press conference, Barcelona's coach Luis Enrique denied being worried about Luis Suarez's rant last Saturday, when the Uruguayan player left the pitch after scoring one goal and dishing out an assist to Lionel Messi. The former Celta boss revealed he is more interested in making his players forget about their 3-1 advantage over the Yellow Submarine.
"We have to stay... Read the rest of the article »
The midfileder, who recently signed a contract extension, hopes his side can take advantage of Real Madrid's recent draw against Villarreal.
Prior to their Copa del Rey match against Villarreal, midfielder Sergio Busquets asked his team-mates not to think about Real Madrid's slips in La Liga. The Spanish international believes his team should focus first on their upcoming games, rather than be thinking about the upcoming Clasico against Los Blancos, where they could surpass Ancelotti's men as La Liga leaders.
"We still depend... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan striker has a goal and an assist to his name against Granada. He was carded in the 14th minute of the first half.
It was not all fun and laughs for Barcelona’s players after beating Granada 3-1 at Camp Nou on Saturday. Luis Suárez was furious for having to leave the field in the 79th minute and letting Pedro take his place.
Despite having scored once and given one assist to Messi earlier in the game, Luis Enrique thought getting the Uruguayan out of the game as he already had a yellow card... Read the rest of the article »
La Liga resumes this weekend with Granada vs Barcelona kicking things off on Saturday, February 28, 2015.
In midweek, FC Barcelona got back to winning ways after overcoming the tough challenge of triumphing at the Etihad Stadium. Lionel Messi displayed an incredible performance which even his late penalty miss couldn’t quite tarnish. It remains to be seen whether the Catalans will end up regretting not going 3-1 up away to Man City, in that UEFA Champions League Last 16 tie.
In the meantime... Read the rest of the article »
Two sides which were at the receiving end of disappointing results in European matches will now go head to head in the Premier League this weekend.
Man City endured a frustrating outing last time out as they suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Barcelona at home. The Citizens have not been at their supreme best this campaign and their season has been characterised by a fair bit of inconsistency.
The same fixture last time out was hyped as the title decider. But even though Man City suffered a defeat in that match as Coutinho capitalized... Read the rest of the article »
The former Celta Vigo coach believes Los Blaugranas can overturn Real Madrid's advantage in La Liga, after falling behind last weekend.
Despite losing their previous La Liga match against Malaga, Barça's coach Luis Enrique believes in his team's chances to win the Spanish top flight this season. The Blaugrana boss knows his team will be forced to win, if they want to get to El Clasico with some chances of cutting Real Madrid's four point lead in La Liga's standings.
"We still can turn things around. If you compare... Read the rest of the article »
The French International is set to make a move to Barcelona, but the team's transfer ban may let him extend his run with Juventus at least six months.
With Paul Pogba's future seemingly away from Juventus, his next destination could be sorted out soon. Sources indicate the French midfielder could be joining La Liga giants Barcelona in January 2016, once the club's transfer ban ends. Barcelona can make dealings with other clubs, but no player can join them until next year's transfer window.
Reports from Spanish newspaper Marca indicated... Read the rest of the article »
Can you imagine Neymar playing in Ligue 1, or Xavi displaying all his talent in New York City? Here you have some of the latest transfer rumors in Europe.
Paris Saint-Germain's owners seem to have set their eyes on who they want to lead the club once Zlatan Ibrahimovic ends his contract with the French side, and it would be no other than Neymar. The Brazilian wingman will be sought out this summer by the team's officers, who apparently have started planning which players could leave the club in order to comply with the Financial Fair Play rules.
If... Read the rest of the article »
A massive weekend awaits us with the 2015 Capital One Cup Final and many more intriguing matches across Europe. Check out LiveSoccerTV’s newsletter Week 9 round up to note what to watch.
It’s a big weekend for Chelsea. They could clinch their first trophy of the season – possibly Jose Mourinho’s first title since August 2012 when he guided ex-team Real Madrid to Spanish Supercup glory. Don’t miss the 2015 Capital One Cup Final – Chelsea vs Tottenham Hotspur – at 11am ET / 4pm GMT on Sunday, March 1st.
The Blues could also take a giant step... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan striker blamed the English media for his bad reputation, stating they have always wanted to 'damage' his professional career.
During an interview with one of his homecountry's radio shows, Luis Suarez blamed English media for his bad reputation, after an incident with Martin Demichelis during last Tuesday's match between Barcelona and Manchester City. According to several newspapers, the former Liverpool striker tried to re-live his previous antics on the pitch by taking a bite at the defender's hand, something Suarez denied... Read the rest of the article »
The fan apparently criticized Neymar for diving. Both discussed in Portuguese after the game ended.
Neymar Jr. spent the last 10 minutes of the game between Barcelona and Manchester City in the bench just listening to a fan mock him about diving. After the game, the Brazilian star confronted the Man City fan and on Wednesday, the English club announced it decided not to report the incident to UEFA.
“What he told me? I can not repeat it, no,” Neymar told media after the game. “What... Read the rest of the article »
Despite enjoying a successful 2015 so far, the four-time Ballon d'Or winner has not been so sharp in some areas.
Earlier today, Manchester City welcomed Barcelona in a re-match from last season's Champions League.
The visitors had raced into an early 2-0 lead before half-time courtesy of a double from new striker Luis Suarez, but Sergio Aguero was able to halve the deficit within the second half. The reigning Premier League champions were dealt a heavy blow as Gael Clichy was sent off, meaning this is... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan striker lifted Los Blaugranas over The Citizens, who were affected by Gael Clichy's red card minutes after scoring.
Barcelona are one step closer to reaching the UEFA Champions League Quarterfinal stage after defeating Manchester City with a 2-1 score. Luis Suarez's first brace with Los Blaugranas proved to be too much for the Citizens, who were rather disappointing during the first 45 minutes.
Suarez scored his first goal after a colossal mistake by Vincent Kompany, who failed to send the ball out of play... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will travel to Manchester for the first leg of the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match against the Citizens. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Manchester City vs Barcelona below.
With the chance of getting payback from last year, Manchester City will host Barcelona in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League matchup. The Citizens were eliminated by Los Blaugranas from the European tournament in similar circumstances, and for now, Manuel Pellegrini's men will try to beat the team coached by Luis Enrique, who just lost an eleven game winning streak last Saturday against Malaga.
Manchester... Read the rest of the article »
They are two out of six Argentinian players that could play in the UCL game. Both players have experience in the opposite's team league.
Among the things to highlight in the upcoming 180 minutes of football between Barcelona and Manchester City, is the presence of six of Argentina’s biggest stars. Willy Caballero, Sergio Aguero, Pablo Zabaleta, Martin Demichelis, Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano.
Zabaleta and Mascherano recently caught up with each other via Skype. Besides reminiscing about their friendship, they talked... Read the rest of the article »
El Kun in top shape should make a difference this time according to Pellegrini. They arrive with a lighter workload than last year.
It is a new day and a new chance for Manuel Pellegrini and the Citizens to make history and advance to the Quarterfinals of the UEFA Champions League this Tuesday. But once again, it is up to Barcelona to allow it.
Manuel Pellegrini’s confidence in that his boys will take over the runners-up in La Liga is quite high this time around. Even though they expect the best version of Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentine duo, good friends, will go head-to-head when Man City and Barcelona lock horns on Tuesday.
Argentine duo Sergio Aguero and Lionel Messi, two of the world's hottest strikers, will go head-to-head on Tuesday when Manchester City welcome Barcelona to the Etihad in the Champions League last-16.
The two share a great relationship, but according to the Citizens forward, Tuesday night's highly-anticipated tie is no place for friendships.
"It’s clear that friendship has... Read the rest of the article »
According to one former Barcelona ace, the 27-year-old Argentine could end his 10-year love affair with the Blaugrana as early as next summer.
With the Champions League last-16 clash between Manchester City and Barcelona just around the corner, all the limelight will be on the Catalan giants' indispensable Argentine; Lionel Messi.
The 27-year-old attacker has been in excellent form since the new year, scoring 14 goals and assisting nine in 2015 alone. However, ahead of Tuesday night's Etihad encounter, La Pulga is once again dominating... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will face Manchester City in the pick of the fixtures on Tuesday, the 24th of February at the Etihad Stadium.
Barcelona emerged victorious when the two sides met in the Champions League last season. Both the sides come into this match in good form. Despite suffering a defeat in their last outing, Barcelona have been in incredible as of late whereas Man City have also returned to top form having dismantled Newcastle in their last match.
All this paves the path for a scintillating encounter which among... Read the rest of the article »