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Barca edge Atletico Madrid in Copa semi-finals

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Luis Suarez scored and was sent off as nine-man Barcelona held on to reach the Copa del Rey final with a thrilling aggregate victory over 10-man Atletico Madrid at the Nou Camp. Suarez tapped in on 43 minutes, before Barcelona’s Sergi Roberto and Atletico’s Yannick Carrasco were sent off for receiving two yellow cards. Substitute Kevin Gameiro then missed a ...

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Copa del Rey: Lionel Messi magic squeezes Barca through to last 8

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates with Neymar during Wednesday's clash

Lionel Messi broke Athletic Bilbao’s hearts with a late free-kick as Barcelona’s big guns kept their Copa del Rey hopes alive. Messi struck with 12 minutes remaining at the Nou Camp to seal a 3-1 win on the night and a 4-3 aggregate victory to ensure Luis Enrique’s men made it to the last eight. Barca went into the second ...

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Ballon d’Or: Riyad Mahrez, Paul Pogba, Jamie Vardy and Hugo Lloris on shortlist

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Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy, Paul Pogba, Dimitri Payet and Hugo Lloris have been named on the 30-man shortlist for the 2016 Ballon d’Or. France Football have announced all the players in contention for the prize, awarded last year to Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, who is again among the nominees along with Neymar, Luis Suarez, Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo. Also representing the Premier League ...

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Barcelona recover to down ten-man Atlético

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Luis Suárez scored two second-half goals as Barcelona came from behind to maintain their recent hex over an Atlético Madrid side reduced to ten men early on. The hosts’ run of six straight wins against the Rojiblancos was in doubt when Fernando Torres netted his first UEFA Champions League goal for Atleti, but a red card for the striker soon ...

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Late show against Bilbao sends Barca to Copa del Rey semis

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Barcelona needed late goals from Gerard Pique and Neymar to defeat Athletic Bilbao 3-1 on Wednesday and book their place in the Copa del Rey semi-finals. Neymar missed La Blaugrana’s 2-1 win at Malaga with a hamstring complaint, but he was given the go-ahead to partner Lionel Messi and Suarez in attack, with the Uruguayan also having sat out his ...

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Barca waiting on Suarez appeal

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Luis Suarez could be involved in Barcelona’s Copa del Rey game at Athletic Bilbao later as his appeal is heard by the Sports Administrative Tribunal [TAD]. Marca confirms Barca have appealed the second game of the Uruguayan’s two-match ban from the Copa win over Espanyol. Suarez was suspended for alleged comments made after the first leg of the Catalan derby, ...

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Suarez hat-trick sends Barcelona into Club World Cup final

Hat Trick: Luis Suarez (Image credit: EPA)

Luis Suarez scored a hat-trick in the absence of injured duo Lionel Messi and Neymar as Barcelona sealed a place in Sunday’s Fifa Club World Cup final. Suarez put Barca ahead after Guangzhou keeper Li Shuai parried Ivan Rakitic’s long-range shot. The former Liverpool striker doubled the lead with a sublime angled volley following Andres Iniesta’s lofted pass. Suarez completed ...

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Messi scores as Barca hit four past Sociedad

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Barcelona remained four points clear at the top of La Liga after an emphatic win which saw Lionel Messi score his first league goal for two months. Neymar opened the scoring with a composed left-foot finish before Luis Suarez doubled the lead with a brilliant volley before half-time. It was 3-0 shortly after the interval, Neymar scoring his 14th goal ...

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