FC Barcelona – BATE Borisov: Young guns (4-0)

An FC Barcelona team with an average age of just 22.7 years in the starting line-up overcame BATE Borisov with exquisite football to end the group with 16 points None of Messi, Xavi, Iniesta or several other big names from the first team were on the field, but tonight’s display from Barça was as brilliant […] Continue reading →

Chance for youngsters to shine

Barça host BATE Borissov with the aim of making it win number 150 of the Guardiola era With one eye on Saturday’s trip to Madrid, the boss puts his faith in youngsters and rests 13 first team squad members BATE need a win and FC Viktoria to lose in Milan if they are to take […] Continue reading →

Cesc “We’re going to win in Bernabeu”

FC Barcelona Midfielder Cesc Fabregas said on Barca TV that the Catalan team is convinced that there s no other ways just win in our game with Real Madrid in the Bernaneu on the current month: “With bravery and courage” Fabregas insisted on that his team mates are feeling good and more positive and they […] Continue reading →

Guardiola to rest 13 first team players against BATE

11 Barça B players plus Pinto, Piqué, Fontàs, Maxwell, Thiago, Pedro and Cuenca may be named to Barça’s squad on Tuesday Pep Guardiola will rest 13 first team players for the upcoming Champions League match this Tuesday against BATE Borisov (20:45). The Barça manager will rest Valdés, Alves, Puyol, Abidal, Mascherano, Keita, Sergio Busquets, Xavi, […] Continue reading →

Unstoppable Barça

An exquisite performance against Llevant ended with Barça hitting five past the visitors, through Cesc (2), Cuenca, Messi and Alexis The game was virtually done and dusted within 36 minutes and the team will go to the Bernabeu full of confidence Barça‘s performance at the Camp Nou tonight suggests that they will be going to […] Continue reading →

Rosell ” Messi is going nowhere “

Sandro Rosell the Chairman of FC Barcelona club insists that the team superstar Lionel Messi will never leave Camp Nou. Sandro Rosell ” Messi is going nowhere “ The young Argentinian began his career with Europe champions 7 years ago in 2004 when he played his first game with Barca in the La Liga, then […] Continue reading →

Adriano declared fit but Iniesta out for Getafe

For the Liga game with Getafe, Pep Guardiola will be able to count on Adriano and Alves, but Iniesta will be sitting out another game Twenty players will be heading for Getafe on Saturday, once again including Isaac Cuenca The squad Valdés, Pinto, Alves, Piqué, Fàbregas, Puyol, Xavi, Villa, Alexis, Messi, Thiago, Mascherano, Keita, Sergio, […] Continue reading →

AC Milan – FC Barcelona (2-3)

Van Bommel (o.g.), Messi (pen) and Xavi put Barça ahead three times Ibrahimovic and Boateng twice leveled the score, which could have been greater in Barça’s favour A historic meeting between two giants of European football promised thrills, but perhaps no one expected so many. FC Barcelona overcame AC Milan 3-2 in a really attacking, […] Continue reading →

Guardiola: “Don’t you want Messi to play?”

a lot of questions asking about the possibility to rest Lionel Messi, but Pep Guardiola insisted on his decision that the perfect for Messi and for the team is to play the Full game against Zaragoza the next Saturday. “If we drop any more points, it will be very difficult to recover them” “It’s not […] Continue reading →

First Time since Van Gal 2002/03

That team, coached by Louis van Gaal, won all four of its matches in the Champions League The teams that van Gaal beat were: Moscow Lokomotiv, Bruges and Galatasaray Barça won all six matches in the group stage ending with 18 points, a Barcelona record in the Champions League. In the 2002/03 season FC Barcelona […] Continue reading →