The Uruguayan did the dirty work as Luis Enrique's side succeeded in adverse conditions to secure three vitals points at Granada on Saturday.
Saturday, February 28, 2015
The Chelsea boss feels it is difficult to imagine the Argentine playing for another club in his career despite the player himself previously hinting at a departure
Barcelona bounced back from its Liga defeat to Malaga in routine fashion, with the Uruguay striker impressing in a 3-1 win at Granada.
Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic played a part in all three goals as they secured a victory for the Blaugrana to keep the pressure on Real Madrid atop the table.
Real Madrid is set to be boosted by the return of three key players, but the manager has no intention of dropping his in-form midfielder.
Goal has compiled a ranking of the players who have missed the most clear chances during the current European campaign.
The former Barcelona player and coach says the Argentine put on too much weight last season and believes Luis Enrique is too strict with his players.
Florentino Perez has been cited by a judge for information about an analytic research company that was contracted by the club.
The Yellow Submarine is still battling on three fronts despite its resources being dwarfed by Real Madrid — so why won't the league leader utilize its depth of talent?
Real Madrid hopes to extend its strong recent record against Villarreal when the two meet in La Liga on Sunday.
Sevilla has not beaten Atletico Madrid in the last 10 games between the two sides, but will attempt to put that right on Sunday.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Sevilla has not beaten Atletico Madrid in the last 10 games between the two sides but will attempt to put that right Sunday.
The Blugrana have shown the best and worst of their football over the last two matches, but will need to triumph against all kinds of teams to win titles this season.
The Barcelona coach has defended Luis Suarez after media reports attempting to whip up another biting frenzy around the striker.
The former Madrid striker believes his compatriot should get more time to prove his worth to the Liga club.
After FIFA announced plans to hold the 2022 World Cup in November and December, Goal looks at the impact on players, clubs, competitions and continents.
The Toffees will face the Ukrainian outfit in the last 16, having beaten Young Boys 7-2 on aggregate in the last round, with the first leg to be played at Goodison Park.
After a damaging defeat to Malaga last weekend, Barcelona hopes to apply the pressure back on its title rivals when it heads to Granada.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The UEFA Europa League holders march on after a fine display of ruthless attacking football, with Vitolo scoring twice in a near-faultless display for Unai Emery's men.
A Martin Stranzl own goal followed by a Vitolo double were enough to give the Spanish side the win in the second leg despite goals from Granit Xhaka and Thorgan Hazard.