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It is the fourth time Barcelona will host a Spanish Cup final. Real Madrid won it there back in 1970 over Valencia.
There is no more debate on which venue will host the Copa del Rey final, the Spanish Football Federation has selected Camp Nou. Athletic Club and Barcelona will meet the previously mentioned venue on Saturday May 30.
It is a tradition that the final of this tournament is played on neutral grounds, but it is not always the case. Camp Nou has hosted the game three times and last time it did Los... Read the rest of the article »
Both Athletic and Barcelona have expressed interest in playing at Real Madrid's field. In 2009 both teams played at Mestalla and Barcelona won.
Now that Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao have clinched their ticket to the Copa del Rey Final, there is one thing left uncertain. Where will it be played? Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu is actually an option for this game.
Barcelona has made it clear that it does not want the game to be hosted at the Camp Nou. Athletic is also reluctant to have the game played at San Mamés. It is... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian striker scored his first goal after 3 three minutes, then sealed the game for Los Blaugranas to defeat Villarreal 3-1.
Luis Enrique's words about not laying back against Villarreal were drilled into his players' memory, and they managed to defeat the Yellow Submarine 3-1 and earn a spot in the upcoming Copa del Rey final. Neymar's brace and Luis Suarez's strike were enough to cancel Villarreal's efforts, despite a classy finish by Jonathan Dos Santos before the first half ended.
Los Blaugranas wasted no time... Read the rest of the article »
With the morale sky high after their 1-1 draw against La Liga leaders, Villarreal won't be an easy task for the runner-ups. Barcelona is not taking it lightly.
Barcelona is only two games away from hoisting a trophy that in 2014 belonged to Read Madrid. Before doing so, they must maintain their lead over Villarreal, their rival in the Copa del Rey semifinal for the next 90 minutes.
After Los Cules took advantage playing at home, they lead the series 3-1 heading into El Madrigal. Messi opened up the scoreboard and was followed by the goals of... 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 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 »