Barcelona suffered a first home defeat of the season when they lost 3-2 against Valencia after finishing with 10 men in La Liga on Saturday, leaving the door open for Madrid rivals Atletico and Real to move above them.Sunday, 2 February, 2014, 1:34pm
Neymar was unable to hold back the tears in his last match with Santos before joining Barcelona.28 May 2013 - 5:12am
Barcelona winger Pedro Rodriguez says he and his teammates are targeting Real Madrid's league record of 100 points after sealing the title last weekend. The Catalans, who play Valledolid tomorrow, were handed their 22nd league crown when Madrid could only manage a 1-1 draw with Espanyol, but they stayed on course for a century of points with a late win at Atletico Madrid 24 hours later.18 May 2013 - 4:23am
Barcelona assistant manager Jordi Roura hailed 300-goal Lionel Messi after the Argentine’s double helped his side come from a goal down to beat Granada 2-1 on Saturday.
Messi’s first goal was also his 300th in a Barcelona jersey and Roura was particularly relieved for his efficiency in front of goal on a night when some of his teammates had passed up a number of clear chances.17 Feb 2013 - 12:51pm
Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho was under renewed pressure on Saturday after his team lost 3-2 at Malaga, a defeat which left the champions 16 points behind leaders Barcelona.
The disappointment was compounded by Mourinho’s controversial decision to drop goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas from the starting line-up.23 Dec 2012 - 10:53am
Lionel Messi, grimacing in pain, was taken off the field on a stretcher with a bone bruise to his left knee as Barcelona was held to a 0-0 tie by Benfica in a Champions League match on Wednesday night.
With Barcelona already assured of advancing to the second round, Messi entered as a reserve in the 58th minute.6 Dec 2012 - 9:33am
Lionel Messi struck twice as Barcelona won 4-0 at Levante on Sunday to remain three points clear of Atletico Madrid at the top of La Liga.
Messi’s goals were both laid on by Andres Iniesta who also hit the target himself before supplying Cesc Fabregas for the fourth.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
Atletico Madrid held firm in second place in La Liga, three points behind leaders Barcelona, after beating Getafe 2-0 at home on Sunday.
Adrian Lopez and Arda Turan got first-half goals for Atletico in a Madrid derby that they controlled from start to finish.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
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Substitute Xavi Hernandez scored a late goal to set Barcelona on their way to a 2-0 win over Granada which maintained their perfect start and sent them 11 points clear of bitter rivals Real Madrid.
The Catalan side have now picked up a maximum 15 points from their opening five games.23 Sep 2012 - 12:43pm