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Barcelona shows his hand, again!

As usual Barcelona score goals, and even often, fails to score 5 goals in a game. This time the victim was Mallorca who has no chance in Camp Nou, where Messi and the company have made ​​the game as they wanted.

Although it managed a win, Barcelona continues to be behind rival Real Madrid, the difference by one point remains in this stage, because Real Madrid managed to its turn to win.

Barcelona won this victory helped especially by possession of the ball, managed to record an overwhelming 68% possession, the score is therefore a natural consequence of this feature.

Players who have scored, as usual L. Messi (13, 21, 30), Cuenca (50) and Dani Alves (90 +1).

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Lessons by Barcelona

Barcelona is making a new dream match. They had the perfect reply for Real Madrid’s 6-2 with Rayo Vallecano. With the help of Messi and company, they gave a football lesson against Atletico Madrid, putting the ball in the net 5 times.

The scoreboard is opened by David Villa in the 11th minute, followed shortly by Miranda’s own goal in the 15th. From there, Messi took the strings and managed to score a hattrick in the 28th, 78th and 90, putting an end to Atletico’s suffering.

Pep Guardiola said: We are not unbeatable…….any team can beat us, but if we do things right the fans who come to watch us will have a good time, which is the most important thing. We played very well, it was a lesson in concentration, but from tomorrow on we have to do it again. Let’s see if we’re able maintain this level. It’s this year’s challenge

Barcelona: Valdes, Alves, Mascherano, Abidal, Xavi, Thiago, Cesc, Busquets, Pedro, Messi, Villa.

Atletico: Courtois, Perea, Godin, Miranda, Antonio Lopez, Mario, Thiago, Gabi, Reyes, Diego, Falcao.

With this victory, they stand second on the table and their next game in Primera Division is against Sporting Gijón and in Champions League on Wednesday against BATE Borisov.

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Messi vs Cristiano Ronaldo

At the moment of speaking, the football is build around two players: Messi from Barcelona and Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid. The rivalry between those two was present in any challenge, from the best player to the best scorer. But time have changed and one of them admits that the other one is better.

Messi has his personality, I have my personality. He has a certain style of play, I have another.  I play for a big club, he does it too. We are different in too many ways. At this point, he is the best.” said Cristiano Ronaldo.

But the battle is not over yet. Real Madrid is prepared for a year that would bring them all the trophies, at least that’s what they hope.

Ronaldo continued: “Real Madrid is the best club in the world and because of that there is a lot of envy! However, I feel that this will be a big year for all of us. There is no point in talkingabout what happened last year in the Champions League semifinals. We were removed unjustly, but we must live with it.”

This battle can only be a joyful moment, because in this way we know that we’ll have a quality football for obtaining the supreme title for a player: best player of the year!

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Barcelona shows how the ball is played

It looks like Mondays are not the best days to play against Barcelona. Well, probably not the Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday, but that is another story. Real Madrid was beaten in a Monday also on the 29 of November last year and with a score from a fairy tale, 5-0 for Guardiola & Co.

Last night, Barcelona gave a reply for Real who have had an incredible start against Zaragoza. The Catalans won a sensational victory after defeating by a score of 5-0 to Villarreal. The goals were scored by Thiago 25, Fabregas 45, Sanchez 47 and Messi 51, 74.

In this way, Primera Division shows why is one of the most disputed championships in the world with two titans who are willing “to fight to the death”.

Line-up:

Barcelona: Valdés, Mascherano, Sergio Busquets, Abidal, Keita, Thiago, Iniesta (Xavi, min.56), Cesc (Dos Santos, min.70), Alexis, Pedro (Villa, min.67), Messi.

Villarreal:

Diego López; Zapata, Gonzalo, Musacchio, Oriol, Marchena, Bruno, Borja Valero (Camuñas, min.50), Cani (Wakaso, min.64), Nilmar (Senna, min.61), Rossi.

The games from this weekend are the ones scheduled on the second leg, the first leg being postponed after a footballers strike.

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Barcelona’s dream team

Barcelona presented this year team in the Gamper Trophy in the game against the Italian team Napoli. The Catalans have made a real show and won 5-0 in front of 78,000 spectators, wanting for everyone to see that they are one of the best team in the world.

The party started with the new acquisition of Barcelona, ​​Cesc Fabregas. The midfielder from Arsenal scored, in minute 26, completing a pass coming from Adriano. Keita, Pedro and a double from  Messi (67 and 77) have made the Catalan fans to wait for their next season as favorites to dominate European football.

FC Barcelona: Pinto, Montoya, Fontás, Piqué, Adriano, Keita, Thiago, Iniesta, Kiko Femenía, Cesc, Villa.

Substitutes: Dos Santos, Abidal, Bartra, Sergio Busquets, Xavi, Sergi Roberto, Cuenca, Messi, Pedro

Napoli: De Sanctis, Campagnaro, Cannavaro, Britos, Maggio, Dzemali, Inler, Dossena, Lavezzi, Hamsik, Cavani.

Substitutes: Rosati, Grava, Arónica, Victor Ruíz, Donadel, Lucarelli, Zuñiga, Santana, Mascara.

The match was the last opportunity for Guardiola and Mazzarri to see how the team is working before the start of the new season. And, after this game, we all can say that, it’s working just fine. Let the goals flow!

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