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Spain's derby is better known as El ClÃ sico. This game is probably the most anticipated Club football match in history as fierce rivals FC Barcelona and Real Madrid meet at Camp Nou.
EL Clasico 2010 - Barcelona v Real Madrid 2010
November 29th, 2010 is a strange day for football fans as two of the biggest football clubs in the world clash in the city of Barcelona. This match is normally played on a weekend day but due to Catalan elections falling on Sunday the 28th, authorities felt it would be safer to play this match on a Monday. Most North Americans will... Read the rest of the article »
The worldâ€™s greatest football rivalry gets underway for the first time this season on Monday as the two Spanish giants contest El Clasico once again. Read on for a brief overview of the rivalry between Real Madrid and FC Barcelona.
With football, as with any sport, there is no more powerful reflection of greatness than to compete against a powerful arch-rival, a nemesis whose very existence fuels passion and against whom one’s own greatness is either confirmed or found wanting. Seabiscuit, for example, had War Admiral. Muhammad Ali had Joe Frazier. Lance Armstrong had Jan Ullrich.
Such a nemesis serves to enhance... Read the rest of the article »
A brief history of FC Barcelona, ahead of El Clasico. Why is Barcelona 'More Than A Club'?
Mes Que Un Club!
It’s a motto that was coined quite recently in the club’s history. In January of 1968 Narcis de Carreras, newly-appointed president of Barcelona football club, upon making his acceptance speech, gave voice to the slogan “mes que un club!”
It reveals a sentiment that has been at the heart of the club’s philosophy almost since its beginnings.
To... Read the rest of the article »
FC Barcelona must prepare to run its engine at full capacity this Monday. Hosts and defenders of the title, we analyze what might give Barcelona a decisive edge over Madrid ahead of El Clasico.
It's undeniable much of Barcelona's success has to do with the outstanding individual capabilities of most of its players. Having scored 33 goals in 12 Liga games so far, Barcelona's offensive firepower has been growing week after week reaching its peak last week against Almeria.
But it's the excellent Blaugrana team work that's helped Barcelona keep up with Real Madrid's pace, standing only... Read the rest of the article »
"The Lionel Messi-dependence is a blessing", said Barcelona's Pep Guardiola a few weeks ago. It might also be Real Madrid's key to success in El Clasico come Monday.
Only two months ago, Lionel Messi had to be replaced when playing against Atletico and everyone feared for the worst. It was only one week after Hercules celebrated an unexpected victory at the Camp Nou.
Only 10 days later, Messi was back on the fields and from that moment on, he's been the undisputed leader of Barcelona's attack, scoring 10 goals in 13 games.
Lionel Messi also tasted... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona has only lost two Liga games in the last year and a half. What should Real Madrid's Jose Mourinho consider to deliver the third strike?
Out of the last 50 Liga matches, Atletico Madrid and Hercules have been the only two squads that have managed to leave Barcelona empty-handed. Shall we consider Copa del Rey and Champions League matches too, it's 66 games and five defeats, three of them at the Camp Nou.
In an attempt to understand what could have gone wrong, it's impossible the role Lionel Messi is expected to play in this... Read the rest of the article »
Football fans around the world canâ€™t wait for the Barcelona vs Real Madrid match to begin. Barca's Pep Guardiola hasnâ€™t excluded himself from this list of anxious people.
Like Real Madrid, Barcelona successfully accomplished their mission of recording a victory in their last match ahead of El Clasico. Barca defeat Panathinaikos 3-0 in Europe in midweek and Pep Guardiola has now set his focus entirely on Monday night’s battle against Real Madrid in La Liga.
“I was just waiting for the moment to be able to talk about El Clasico,” the... Read the rest of the article »
Just as Cristiano Ronaldo, AC Milanâ€™s Zlatan Ibrahimovic faces massive criticism from the public because of his â€œbrashâ€ attitude. But really, why do people believe he is so arrogant?
On several occasions, Ibra has been reproached by football personalities and followers for his indomitable spirit. The Swedish forward is said to have a uniquely divisive attitude in the dressing rooms, which explains why he has been going through hectic transfers in the past few years.
Despite his negative outlook, he is still a big target for Europe’s top clubs; and behind this fact... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will use their vital game against Greek side Panathinaikos in the UEFA Champions League as a way to kick off their campaign in Europe on a positive note.
Yet from a deeper prospect, this match at the Camp Nou will also show if the Spanish giants have bounced back from Saturdayâ€™s La Liga defeat or not. Both sides were in action at the weekend, and while Barcelona faced newly-promoted side Hercules CF in La Liga, Panathinaikos fought against Aris Thessaloniki FC. Below is a brief recap of both matches.
It was the Catalansâ€™ first home... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona snatched an easy 3-0 win at the weekend over Racing Santander, while Real Madrid drew 0-0 with Mallorca, with Cristiano Ronaldo being stunned by an injury .This gives Coach Pep Guardiola the upper hand on Day 1 of La Liga, but is the Special One Jose Mourinho still on top of things despite his clubâ€™s poor start?
Barcelona and Real Madrid: Weekend quick recap
Both sides were remarkably scrutinized at the weekend as spectators were looking to form their first judgments on players and coaches from the two giant sides. One team was eventually more favored than the other both in terms of public reaction as well as in terms of competition this season; and below, we take a look at quick recaps from Barcelona... Read the rest of the article »
La Liga winners FC Barcelona will face Copa del Rey champions Sevilla in the second leg of the Spanish Supercopa on Saturday evening at the Camp Nou. Barcelona suffered a 3-1 defeat at Sevilla last week in the first leg, but Pep Guardiola will have to force his army to overturn this harsh result if they are to begin their 2010/11 La Liga season with an early prestigious trophy in their hands.
Spanish Supercopa: Sevilla-Barcelona, What happened in the first leg
A weaker Barcelona side containing a number of Barcelona B players managed to take the lead against Sevilla on August 14, on 20 minutes. Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic amazingly received a pass from Maxwell before placing the ball past Andre Palop at the surprise of his opposing defenders. Instead of killing the Andalusians... Read the rest of the article »
It is the very last day of La Liga in the 2009/10 season, and FC Barcelona will welcome Real Valladolid at the Camp Nou on Sunday at 17:00 GMT, exactly at the same time as Real Madrid face Malaga away from home.
Barcelona are just one victory away from the league title, and they will need to make the last decisive step to rule Spain for the second time in a row. They are a point above Los Blancos, and hence, a draw against Valladolid could cost them the Spanish League trophy. As for the Pucela, they are 3 points from the bottom even though they are in 16th position, and therefore, they could fall all the way... Read the rest of the article »
With only two matches left in La Liga, the title race has appeared to be hotter than ever at the top of the table, but Barcelona can once again stamp their authority in the Primera DivisiÃ³n by defeating Sevilla at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday.
Sevilla - Facts and Stats from the home side
The Andalusian club has managed to take a Champions League place in the top four with 60 points, placed ahead of 5th place Mallorca who have 59 points. Sevilla have proved to be a difficult side this season, although they have also shown a lot of struggle in their league campaign.
Sevilla only have 18 wins in 36 league games which include 6... Read the rest of the article »
Spanish Primera Division leaders Barcelona will host Tenerife at the Camp Nou on Tuesday at 19:00 GMT.
Barcelona are no longer present in the Champions League, and for that reason, they have now been fighting with all their strength to at least win La Liga title. The Catalans are in danger of losing the pole position to their rivals Real Madrid if they fail to take every chance they have before the end of the season, but they could be one step closer to accomplishing their mission with a triumph at... Read the rest of the article »
Champions League hopes are over for FC Barcelona and they can now focus on their last competition which is La Liga. They face Villarreal this weekend at the Estadio El Madrigal on Saturday night.
Barcelona – No right to lose
The Catalans are just one point above Real Madrid in La Liga standings after they failed to take all 3 points away from home when they came up against Espanyol two weeks ago. This weekend, the Yellow Submarines appear to be a dangerous side to beat, but Barcelona have only one option, which is to win.
Losing might worsen their situation since they have... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will play an early game against lowly side Deportivo Xerez on Saturday in La Liga, in preparation of their Champions League game against Inter Milan next Wednesday.
This game will serve them as a chance to keep their lead at the top of La Liga standings, especially in view of the fact that they were unable to grab a win last weekend away to Espanyol. The Catalans drew 0-0 against their city rivals at the disappointing of their fans.
Barcelona – Get ready
This should normally be an easy game for Barca who have all their players available... Read the rest of the article »
TV listings for the Inter Milan vs Barcelona Champions League Semi-Final - UK, Canada and the USA.
Watch Inter Milan vs FC Barcelona Live - TV Schedules for USA, Canada and UK.
Inter Milan vs Barcelona
Competition: UEFA Champion's League
Kick Off time: 19:30 GMT / 20:30 CET / 14:30 EST
Stadium: San Siro
Watch Inter Milan vs Barcelona on TV in the USA.
If you are in the United States you will be able to watch this match with a variety of options.
You... Read the rest of the article »
UEFA Champions League Semi-Final Preview Inter vs Barca Live. This is it. The Champions League Final is here - Yes itâ€™s Inter Milan vs Barcelona.
No. Actually, it’s a bit premature since it’s only the first leg of the semi-final, but many will tell you that Barcelona and Inter Milan are the two big teams they want to see. So for many it is the true final.
Don´t expect great football match today. With Jose Felix Mourinho, you can expect a gritty, closed defensive match full of tactics to neutralize the opponent, but this... Read the rest of the article »
Fervent football fans will have to wait until April 20 to regain a feel of the UEFA Champions League, and among the first two stadiums to witness the return of Europeâ€™s biggest club competition is the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza, where Inter Milan face Spanish giants FC Barcelona in the semifinals.
Inter Milan vs Barcelona – Back in the group stage, first leg
Both clubs met in the group stage of the Champions League this season, and coincidently, the first leg of that particular encounter happened at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza. Sadly for Barcelona, despite having several chances to destroy the hosts, former Inter Milan striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic had one of his worse days, and hence... Read the rest of the article »
Spanish League leaders FC Barcelona will come up against Deportivo La Coruna at the Camp Nou after their historic triumph at the Bernabeu Stadium at the weekend when they defeated Real Madrid 2-0. Barcelona will be welcoming La Coruna as part of their challenge of Day 32 in La Liga, and theyâ€™ll need to be cautious to maintain their position as present rulers.
Barcelona – Returns and Absences
Barcelona won 2-0 away to Los Blancos on Saturday night following goals from Lionel Messi and Pedro, and fortunately for them, these two aces are eligible for this evening’s game. The major problem for the Catalans now is the ruling-out of midfielder Andres Iniesta.
The Spaniard has again been diagnosed with an injury which could – this... Read the rest of the article »