Spain: Bilbao sends Barcelona to second consecutive loss
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Barcelona lost its second straight game without injured star Lionel Messi when Athletic Bilbao handed the defending Spanish league champions a 1-0 loss Sunday at San Mames. Forward Iker Muniain scored the winner in the ...
Barcelona overwhelms Cartagena in Copa del Rey
Barcelona came from behind for an easy 4-1 victory over Cartagena in the Copa del Rey on Friday to end a two-game losing streak. Carlos de Lerma struck after just six minutes to put the hosts ahead against the Spanish champions, who left Neymar on the ...
Ajax stuns Barcelona in Champions League
AMSTERDAM (AP) - Ten-man Ajax held on for a shock 2-1 win over Barcelona on Tuesday to keep alive its hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages of the Champions League. The young Amsterdam team dominated the first half against a Barcelona side ...
No Messi, No Problem as Barcelona Scores Four
New York Times
... No Problem as Barcelona Scores Four. By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS. Published: November 23, 2013. Andrés Iniesta and Cesc Fàbregas both earned and converted penalty kicks to help Barcelona to a 4-0 win at home over Granada in Spain on Saturday.
Pique: Exit door there for unhappy Barca players
Barcelona's Gerard Pique, left, leaves the pitch as Athletic Bilbao's Carlos Gurpegui, front, celebrates their 1-0 victory with teammates Andoni Iraola, center, and Ander Iturraspe in their Spanish League soccer match at San Mames stadium in Bilbao ...
Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes out 6 weeks
Barcelona says tests on Wednesday confirmed Valdes tore a muscle in his right calf after entering as a substitute in Spain's 1-0 exhibition loss at South Africa a day earlier. Valdes, whose contract expires at the end of the season, likely will miss ...
Fabregas, Pique in Barcelona team against Granada
BARCELONA, Spain -- Barcelona says midfielder Cesc Fabregas and defender Gerard Pique have recovered from injuries and will be available for Saturday's game against Granada. While the pair of Spain internationals return, midfielder Xavi Hernandez ...
Ronaldo scores before injury in Madrid rout
BARCELONA, Spain -- Cristiano Ronaldo struck again in Real Madrid's 5-0 rout at Almeria before going off injured, while Barcelona didn't miss sidelined star Lionel Messi as it eased past 10-man Granada 4-0 to retain the Spanish league lead on Saturday.