Monday, September 22, 2014

Sunday, September 21, 2014

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Lionel Messi shone in a five-star showing in Valencia, picking up two assists and netting a beautiful chip as Barca ran out as comfortable victors against 10-man hosts Levante

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The Colchoneros captain has expressed his disappointment after his side could not take all three points in their home tie against Eduardo Berizzo's men

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The Catalan giants will be looking to maintain their perfect start to the season when they travel to Valencia, against the club currently propping up the rest of the division

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Despite criticisms of their transfer policy, the Blancos president says he has confidence the playing staff already in place have what it takes to lead the club to more success

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The Blaugrana side have started the season perfectly while Sunday's opponents sit bottom of the table, but the coach insists his side should not take them lightly

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Our La Liga analyst Phil Kitromilides has not been impressed by Levante and believes Sunday night's game in Valencia is a chance for Barcelona to turn on the style

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The Argentine coach says the winger's withdrawal during the draw with Celta was to give his side a greater aerial threat as they searched for a winner

Saturday, September 20, 2014

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Miranda and Diego Godin helped the Rojiblancos turn the game around after Pablo Hernandez's brilliant backheel but Nolito's penalty earned the visitors a draw

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The Brazilian cancelled out Pablo Hernandez's superb opener but then gifted Nolito a penalty after Diego Godin had put the Rojiblancos into a winning position

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The Brazil was photographed enjoying a short break in the Italian city but the Blaugrana boss says he encourages his players to "enjoy themselves"

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Diego Simeone's men beat city rivals Real Madrid in their last league encounter and continue the defence of their La Liga crown on Saturday evening

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The Italian feels his players have answered their critics following their poor start to the campaign and urged them to now continue their form of the past seven days

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Carlo Ancelotti's men bounced back from their defeat to Atletico Madrid last weekend with a sensational goalscoring display on Saturday afternoon

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The Champions League winners have lost two of their opening three La Liga games and will be desperate to pick up three points on Saturday afternoon

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The Spaniard says his big summer signing has been training exceptionally hard in a bid to be as close to match fitness as possible by the time he returns from a four-month ban