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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 »
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 »
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 »
The German goalkeeper had a great influence in Barcelona's run during the first half, with key saves that kept his team's lead over Bayern.
Barcelona's Marc Andre Ter Stegen was highly praised for his performance during the game between his side and Bayern Munich. When things seemed to be taking a turn into the ugly, the German shot-stopper eased Barcelona's pain with a couple of saves that kept the score 1-1.
After Neymar's second goal, Ter Stegen again earned a round of applause following a double save to a shot by Robert Lewandowski... Read the rest of the article »
With a heavy 3-0 score over their shoulders, Pep Guardiola and his men will go against the odds to defeat Barcelona on Tuesday and make it to the Champions League finals. Which players can help the former Blaugrana boss to avoid another thrashing?
Josep Guardiola faces one of his biggest challenges as Bayern Munich's coach. After a four game losing streak, which included a 3-0 loss against Barcelona, and the disastrous DFB-Pokal semi-final against Borussia Dortmund, Pep's style has been harshly criticized by experts and Bayern legends, who are beginning to believe he is not fit to lead Bayern to another treble.
With a squad depleted by... Read the rest of the article »
Neymar scored the first goal for Los Blaugranas, who struggled to win prior to their Champions League match against Bayern.
Once again, those players who started their career with Barcelona solved a complicated game for Los Blaugranas. While Luis Enrique's side was 1-0 ahead of Real Sociedad, the visiting side enjoyed several spells of quality and dominance over their hosts. Barcelona was not able to complete easy passes between them, and the Txuri-Urdin were closing on Claudio Bravo's net. But Pedro came off the bench... Read the rest of the article »
The French midfielder was also praised by Neymar, who thinks he could become an excellent player with Barcelona, if he chose Los Blaugranas as his new team.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri gave fans a new reason to believe in their chances of making it to the UEFA Champions League finals. Allegri revealed that French midfielder Paul Pogba is fully fit to play, and he might enjoy a few minutes against Cagliari, so he can be available to perform against Real Madrid during the second leg of the UCL semi-final against Los Blancos.
Pogba recovered... Read the rest of the article »
The Brazilian wingman spoke during a press conference where he was revealed as the new image of an online betting service.
Neymar's display for Barcelona this season has been much better than the one he showed last year. According to the Brazilian striker, the only one he has to thank for such a great season is his team-mate Lionel Messi, who has been key to the South American's display not only for his actions on the pitch, but also as a person.
"Everyday I learn something with 'Lio'. For example, his gesture... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blaugranas struggled to break Bayern's defense for 75 minutes, until Messi scored his first-ever goal against Manuel Neuer.
Pep Guardiola claimed in the pre-match press conference that Lionel Messi was all but unstoppable, and his now estranged pupil proved him right once again. Bayern's tough defense lasted for 75 minutes, until the Argentinian broke the spell Manuel Neuer casted over him, scoring two goals and putting Los Blaugranas closer to the Champions League final in Berlin.
It's true that Bayern overcame... Read the rest of the article »
Despite having a five percent drop in their overall value, Los Blancos dominated the revenue category, which is the highest for any sports franchise around the world.
Apparently, things are going just right for Real Madrid outside the pitch. Hours after being defeated by Juventus in the UEFA Champions League semi-finals, business authority Forbes published their yearly most-valuable team ranking, with Los Blancos on top of that list for the third straight year.
Florentino Perez's business model provided Los Blancos with the highest revenue for any sports... Read the rest of the article »
Barcelona will try to take another step to a possible treble when they host Bayern and a special guest: Pep Guardiola. Check out the live streaming & TV info for Barcelona vs Bayern below.
One of the most anticipated matchups during the 2014-2015 Champions League season is, without a doubt, the one that will have Barcelona taking on Bayern Munich. Luis Enrique's team is still dreaming about a treble, while they will have in front of them a man that led Barcelona to one of their most shining moments: Pep Guardiola. As nostalgic as this meeting could be for fans and some of each team's... Read the rest of the article »
With a series of injuries depleting his team, how should Pep Guardiola line up his squad to inflict the most damage possible on Barcelona during his first game against Los Culés?
Pep Guardiola knows Barcelona from the inside out. Being one of the most analytic coaches out there, he surely has concocted a plan to defeat his former pupils in order to get Bayern Munich to the next round. But first of all, how should he start against Los Blaugranas? Should he take an offensive approach, risking his team? Or will Pep take a more conservative tactic, and wait for Los Blaugranas to... Read the rest of the article »
The Argentinian superstar revealed he doesn't keep in touch with his former manager, adding he would understand if fans praise the former Blaugrana boss before Wednesday's match.
Lionel Messi addressed the media prior to the first leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-finals against Bayern Munich. With the nostalgic element filling the air at Camp Nou, "La Pulga" spoke about his former coach, revealing that he hasn't kept in touch with Pep Guardiola since Bayern's boss left the club back in 2012.
"Pep was with us for a long time. We shared many important... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan scored the second, fourth and final goals of his team during their visit to El Nuevo Arcángel Stadium.
Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez is surely making his presence felt with Barcelona. Following a complicated start with Los Blaugranas, the former Liverpool player has contributed with goals and assists for his team, and today he managed to net his first hat-trick with Luis Enrique's side during the 8-0 blowout against Córdoba.
Suarez scored the "perfect" hat-trick for Los Culés... Read the rest of the article »
Messi, Suarez and Neymar scored at least once today against Getafe to reach 100 goals between them in all competitions.
Barcelona's strikers have proven to be very effective this season, and their most recent milestone speaks for itself. Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar have collaborated with Barcelona's season by scoring 102 goals between them, giving them a chance to increase that number with more games to come for them.
Today, Los Blaugranas meant business against Getafe, a side they were unable to defeat... Read the rest of the article »
La Liga's top scorers are once again competing against each other for the award, since no other player can match their goal scoring ability.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi continue their dispute over any individual award there is. This time, both La Liga strikers were revealed as the frontrunners to win this year's Golden Shoe. This will be the sixth consecutive year either player will take the trophy home, with Diego Forlán being the last striker to win the award prior to Messi and CR7 dominating the ranking.
Each... Read the rest of the article »
The Uruguayan striker was key for Barcelona's 2-0 win in the Catalunyan derby against Espanyol, even if he wasn't able to put his name on the scoreboard.
Luis Suarez's contribution to Barcelona's attack is not limited to scoring goals. Today, Suarez was the key to his team's display in the Catalunyan derby, leaving Neymar all alone for the first goal of the game and assisting Messi for the Argentinian's 36th goal of the tournament. With this win, Barcelona increases their lead over Real Madrid, who have a game in hand tomorrow.
Suarez has handed... Read the rest of the article »
Los Blaugranas will play against their neighbors at Cornellá-El Prat Stadium with their sights set on keeping their Liga advantage over Real Madrid. Check out the live streaming & TV info for Espanyol vs Barcelona below.
As La Liga gets to its final stages, every game is more important. Saturday's Catalunyan derby will surely be one of those matches you don't want to miss, since these is one of the most enraged rivalries in Spanish football, with an added bonus for Espanyol, given the fact that if they can defeat Barcelona, they could be depriving them from the first place.
The hosts form... Read the rest of the article »
How can Guardiola cancel his former players when he visits them at Camp Nou? What does history tell us about the Catalunyan coach in this stage? Here are the key elements Pep will face against Los Blaugranas
Perhaps the most feared matchup for Barcelona came true. Their prodigal son, the architect of one of the greatest teams ever to perform in a football field will return to Camp Nou, but he will come back as the man who will be paid to deny them another treble. Pep Guardiola will face Barcelona for the first time since he signed as Bayern Munich's coach, and the meeting will have an element of nostalgia... Read the rest of the article »