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The Argentinian star revealed he had issues in and off the field. Claims that Barcelona's chemistry couldn't be better.
Lionel Messi admits that the 2013-2014 season was far from what he expected. Starting this year, the Argentinian striker is showing the world what they’ve been missing.
“I knew it hadn’t been a great year, where I had a lot of problems on and off the pitch,” Messi said after Barcelona failed to win La Liga, Copa del Rey and Champions League.
Probably, the hardest... Read the rest of the article »
The streak counts every competition the team is in. Last time they lost was against Real Sociedad.
Luis Enrique can hardly be criticized after Barcelona won its tenth game in a row. Villarreal was the victim this time in the first leg of the Copa del Rey at Camp Nou. Lionel Messi scored his ninth goal in the same amount of games this year.
In the first leg of the semi-final, Barcelona took complete advantage of playing at home. Messi started things off with a goal just before halftime after... Read the rest of the article »
Villarreal will travel to Barcelona for the first leg of their 2014-15 Copa del Rey semi-final. Check out live streaming & TV info for Barcelona vs Villarreal below.
On Wednesday, Barcelona will host Villarreal in a Copa del Rey semi-final that could prove to be more exciting than how it would seem on paper. The "Yellow Submarine" will visit Camp Nou Stadium for the second time in ten days, trying to prove that their last meeting against Los Blaugranas was no fluke, while Luis Enrique's side will try to validate their title chances in a tournament that... Read the rest of the article »
The Atletico Madrid midfielder dined with some friends and family, with his brother Okan mocking the shoe incident against Barcelona.
Atletico Madrid's midfielder Arda Turan celebrated his 28th birthday with his friends and his brother Okan. After the dinner, his sibling gave him a birthday cake, topped by a football shoe, in clear reference to the controversial throw to the linesman during Atletico's last game against Barcelona.
The incident was trolled and criticized on social media, but the player's brother tried to find... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian scored twice in the 3-2 (4-2 agg) victory against Atletico Madrid. The home team felt disrespected by the striker’s behavior.
The fact that Atletico Madrid was knocked out from the Copa del Rey by Barcelona was not the main concern of Gabi. The Colchoneros' team captain was mostly irritated by Neymar’s behavior on the pitch.
“He’s always making gestures on the field, especially when he’s in front. Nobody likes to lose and these things irritate you,” Gabi said at the end of the game.
Both... Read the rest of the article »
Neymar's antics were too much for Atletico to handle, while referee Gil Manzano had dubious calls complicating things for both teams.
Atletico Madrid and Barcelona did not let anyone down during their Copa del Rey matchup. Los Blaugranas saw themselves trailing twice, as Fernando Torres scored another first minute goal, just like he did against Real Madrid. Neymar equalized after seven minutes, but the other star of this game would make his first appearance of the night.
Referee Gil Manzano awarded a penalty kick for Atletico... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will travel to Madrid on January 28th for the second leg of their Quarter-final fixture of the 2014-15 Copa del Rey. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona below.
The second leg of the Copa del Rey Quarter-finals will have Barcelona's aim to extend their dominance over Atletico Madrid in 2015, while Los Colchoneros fight for their survival and against the odds, which favor the Blaugrana side throughout the years.
Barcelona's 1-0 victory over Simeone's crew at Camp Nou puts them in a perfect position to make it into the semi-finals, while Atletico may... Read the rest of the article »
Hoping to win their 27th Copa del Rey, Barcelona will try to make some of these stats part of their game against Atletico. Find out which numbers favor Los Culés.
With Real Madrid out of the equation, it seems like Barcelona's chances of winning their 27th Copa del Rey will substancially increase if they win tomorrow. But before they can plan their semi-final match or their trophy celebration, these are some facts that support the theory of Los Blaugranas reaching the next stage and eventually winning the tournament.
In the current Copa del Rey, Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
Get ready to savour the second leg of this Copa del Rey quarter-final clash, Atletico Madrid vs Barcelona, on Wednesday, January 28, 2015. We have live streaming info and TV listings for it!
Last weekend in La Liga, it rained goals between Atletico and Barcelona. At the Vicente Calderon, a brace by key player Antoine Griezmann inspired the hosts to a 3-1 win over Rayo Vallecano. With this result, the Rojiblancos remain ahead of fourth-placed Valencia in La Liga as the defence of their crown continues.
For Luis Enrique’s men, things were even sweeter as Lionel Messi and Neymar... Read the rest of the article »
The former Liverpool man was viciously attacked on Twitter for his performance against Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey.
Since making his mega-money move to Spanish giants Barcelona over the summer, Luis Suarez hasn't exactly set La Liga alight, despite recording nine assists thus far for his new side.
To be fair, he did have to miss quite a few games due to a four month ban after biting Giorgio Chiellini at last summer's World Cup. However, since returning to the fold, the goals have not come as easily for the... Read the rest of the article »
Atletico's player and coach respect their Copa del Rey opponent, but they remain sure of their possibilities to knock the Blaugranas from the tournament.
Before the first leg of their Quarter final series against Barcelona, Atletico's coach Diego Simeone and striker Fernando Torres shared their thoughts about their opponent, confident that they will have a fighting chance to defeat Los Blaugranas as they did last year in the UEFA Champions League semifinal. While "El Cholo" refused to talk about his starting lineup for tomorrow's match, he... Read the rest of the article »
Ahead of their Copa del Rey matchup, what are the key elements that could make this a series for the ages?
Barcelona and Atletico will meet for the second time in less than two weeks, this time to determine which side will make it through the Copa del Rey Quarterfinals. Recently, this rivalry has lifted La Liga's competitiveness, and it will surely bring fans lots of fun and controversy, with Lionel Messi apparently returning to his old form, and with Fernando Torres recently scoring his first brace against... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish manager recognized his opponents will be tough to beat, despite mangling them just ten days ago in their Liga encounter.
In the eve of their Copa del Rey matchup against Atletico Madrid, Barça's coach Luis Enrique stated he doesn't feel his hob would be at stake if they can't win their series against Diego Simeone's crew. Nevertheless, the former Celta Vigo boss assured his opponents will be a tough team to crack if they want to make it through to the semifinals.
"I don't have the feeling that my neck... Read the rest of the article »
Before the current La Liga Champion and Runner up meet for the Copa del Rey Quarterfinal series, we give to you some interesting facts regarding their matchups.
Being one of Spain's most anticipated rivalries, Barcelona and Atletico will start defining one of the semi-finalists for this year's Copa del Rey. Both clubs made it to the next stage in last season's tournament, meaning this year history cannot repeat itself. If stats had any say in this matter, who would be the fittest to make it to the next round? Check the facts and decide for yourself.
Atletico... Read the rest of the article »
The Barcelona vs Atletico Madrid clash in the 2014/15 Copa del Rey arrives at a time when only three points separate both teams in La Liga. Get live streaming info and TV listings for this January 21st match.
Camp Nou will be set ablaze as Atleti’s darling player, Fernando Torres, will be making his return at that venue for the first time since April 2012 when his late goal for ex-club Chelsea abruptly ended Barcelona’s hopes in the UEFA Champion League semi-finals.
Will the Spanish striker produce more wonders on Wednesday after rising to the occasion to send Cristiano Ronaldo’s... Read the rest of the article »
Despite making the score sheet, the Portuguese star did not enjoy the greatest of nights as his side were dumped out of the Copa del Rey on Thursday.
The stage was set for Cristiano Ronaldo on Thursday. Fresh off his Ballon d'r triumph, beating rivals Lionel Messi and Manuel Neuer, the Portuguese superstar took to the field in hopes of guiding Real Madrid to a comeback in their Copa del Rey clash with Atletico Madrid.
The cup holders lost to Diego Simeone's men 2-0 in the first leg at the Vicente Calderon Stadium. Welcoming Los Rojiblancos... Read the rest of the article »
'El Niño' scored his first ever goals playing at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, leading Atletico Madrid into the Copa del Rey Quarterfinals.
Fernando Torres' return to Atletico Madrid has already produced for the Spanish champions. Led by El Niño, Los Colchoneros eliminated Real Madrid and stripped them of one of the titles they won last year. Torres struck in the beginning of each half, giving his team the much needed calm to get them into the next stage.
El Niño scored his first goal during the first minute of the... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will play Elche in the second leg of their Copa Del Rey 2014-15 matchup on January 15th. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Elche vs Barcelona below.
With a heavy aggregate of 5-0, Elche will try to make Barcelona's trip to the Copa del Rey quarterfinals a not so plesant one when they meet on Thursday at Martinez Valero Stadium. Los Culés may take this opportunity to rest some players and give others the chance to fight for a starting spot in Luis Enrique's lineup.
Elche's coach Fran Escribá requested the team's owners not to... Read the rest of the article »
"La Remontada": Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid is the match to watch on Thursday, January 15, 2014. Can Cristiano Ronaldo's side reach the 2014/15 Copa del Rey quarter-finals?
Trust the results of the 2014 FIFA Ballon d'Or ceremony to have an impact on today's Copa del Rey Last 16 2nd leg match between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid.
On Monday night in Zurich, Real Madrid were honored with two FIFPro XI nominations (Sergio Ramos and Toni Kroos), the Puskas Award (James Rodriguez) and the ultimate prize, the FIFA Ballon d'Or (Cristiano Ronaldo). In contrast, the capital's... Read the rest of the article »
Atleti secured an incredible result at the Vicente Calderón when they recorded a 2-0 win over city rivals Real Madrid and will now have to hold on to the lead if they are to progress to the nest round of the tournament.
Los Colchoneros will be aiming to deny Real in their quest for a trophy for the second time this campaign having clinched the Spanish Super Cup earlier in the season at the expense of their arch rivals. Atletico's task will be made easier with the two goal cushion they enjoy thanks to goals from Raúl García and Giménez in the first leg but Diego Simeone 's men will have to show... Read the rest of the article »