Thursday, March 5, 2015

Caption

Defeat of Espanyol in Wednesday's semi-final set up a finale for the Bilbao club and their coach is hoping their cup success can inspire better Liga performances too

Caption

Alhough expectations are always high for the Catalans to reach showpiece matches, the Spaniard stressed how tough the cup journeys can be after Wednesday's win over Villarreal

Caption

The coach hailed his players after they battled to a 1-1 draw against Stefano Pioli's men in rainy weather, while using the result as vindication for his rotation policy

Caption

Los Leones set up a date with Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final as goals from Aritz Aduriz and Xabier Etxeita earn them an impressive win at the Power8 Stadium

Caption

After the Bavarians battled to a DFB-Pokal quarter-final place with a comparatively lower scoreline than usual, their coach stressed that routs are not always possible

Caption

The Spain international is a doubt for upcoming games against Manchester City and Real Madrid after being stretchered off at El Madrigal on Wednesday

Caption

The Brazilian netted just three minutes into the second leg semi-final against Villarreal, which finished 3-1 on the night and 6-2 on aggregate

Caption

The former Camp Nou player suggested the Argentine had put on weight last season, but he says the Barca forward doesn't have a problem with him for it

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Caption

Goals from Neymar and Luis Suarez booked the Blaugrana a place in the Copa del Rey final, with victory at El Madrigal confirmed after the hosts were reduced to 10 men

Caption

The Brazilian bagged twice at El Madrigal, while his Uruguayan accomplice struck his fourth goal in three games, but the triumph was marred by an injury to Sergio Busquets

Caption

EXCLUSIVE: The Santiago Bernabeu side tried to sign the 18-year-old goalkeeper from River Plate in January but failed to seal a deal and will make another move this month

Caption

The Catalan side have a 3-1 lead heading into the second leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final and will be confident of holding onto their advantage to progress to the final

Caption

The Ligue 1 club's chairman heaped praise on his star striker but does not want him to leave in the same way his former star did in joining Real Madrid

Caption

The 21-year-old has been in fine form for Villarreal this term and his agent believes he could leave the club after just one season as there is a lot of interest in him