Spanish football

Thursday, February 4, 2016

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A 7-0 thrashing in the Copa del Rey at the hands of the reigning champions leaves the English coach under pressure but the Spaniard feels things will improve

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Neymar Snr. reportedly revealed an unnamed club has made an offer of £144.4m for his son but insisted Barcelona's rivals Real Madrid were not the club responsible

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The former Manchester United captain is enduring a tough time at Mestalla and one club legend has decided it is time for him to cut an ill-fated spell short

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The 45-year-old congratulated his players after their emphatic win at Camp Nou and insists his side will take the second leg as seriously as any other match

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

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The Uruguayan insists Barcelona should take nothing for granted against Valencia despite holding a huge semi-final first-leg lead

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The former Manchester United and England right-back is without a win in eight Liga games and nothing went right as he saw his side brutally beaten at Camp Nou on Wednesday

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The Argentina & Uruguay internationals scored seven goals between them for the Catalan outfit but a missed penalty from the Brazilian meant it was not to be his night

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The Russian winger, who sealed a January loan move to Valencia, was at the centre of the controversy that saw Barca's rivals Real Madrid kicked out of the Copa del Rey

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The former Manchester United captain suffered a humiliating defeat in the Copa del Rey and there wasn't too much sympathy being felt for the 40-year-old

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Luis Suarez bagged four goals and Lionel Messi added a hat-trick as Barcelona romped to a comprehensive victory in the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi-finals

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Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick against Gary Neville's 10-man visitors, with Neymar also missing a penalty, as the semi-final was emphatically settled before the second leg

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Los Che are yet to win in the league since Gary Neville's arrival at the Mestalla but their cup form has been impressive and now face the Liga giants in the Copa del Rey semi-final

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The striker fell down the pecking order after the arrival of Jordan Rhodes, but will not be able to play for the Liga outfit until next season after missing the transfer deadline

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The visitors will be without their star man while Unai Emery's side will be boosted by the return from injury of Ever Banega