Spain

Monday, December 15, 2014

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COMMENT: Diego Simeone's side lost 1-0 at home to Villarreal on Sunday and are eight points down on this stage last season - more importantly, they are now seven off the pace

Sunday, December 14, 2014

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The teenage attacker's move to the Spanish champions was put on hold because of a heart problem, but he has now signed a four-and-a-half-year deal with the club

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The Blaugrana played poorly at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez and the midfielder suspects that they were suffering the effects of their midweek outing against Paris Saint-Germain

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The Catalans struggled to create chances at a rain-soaked Coliseum Alfonso Perez and the former goalkeeper felt that the playing surface was a major contributing factor

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The Blaugrana have fallen four points behind Real Madrid at the top of La Liga but the Croatia international insists that the Catalans should remain loyal to their principles

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The Spain international is being linked with a return to the Rojiblancos but the club's Argentine coach is giving nothing away ahead of the January transfer window

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The Blaugrana are now four points behind league leaders Real Madrid and their midfield lynchpin was deeply frustrated by their profligacy at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez

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The Blaugrana trail the Primera Division leaders by four points after 15 rounds of action but their coach calls for calm despite being held to a 0-0 draw by Getafe

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COMMENT: The Catalans' disappointing draw at Getafe leaves them four points behind Real in La Liga and they will need to improve greatly to have any chance of winning the title

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The Blaugrana fell a further two points behind Real Madrid in the title race after failing to find the net as they laboured to a goalless draw with the mid-table Azulones

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Lionel Messi hit the bar with a second-half free kick but Luis Enrique's men were forced to settle for a frustrating share of the spoils in the Spanish capital

Saturday, December 13, 2014

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After Real Madrid's success on Friday, Luis Enrique's men are forced to play catch-up - find out if they can close the gap LIVE!

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The former midfielder, now leading his national team from the sidelines, has weighed in on Europe's top title-races and the build-up to the 2014 Ballon d'Or

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Carlo Ancelotti's side were uncomfortable until wrapping up the win at Almeria late on and now head to Morocco on the best-ever streak in the team's history

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The goalkeeper, who saved a penalty in the 4-1 win over Almeria, felt his side were fortunate to emerge victorious on Friday night, despite the convincing nature of the scoreline