All posts tagged "Barcelona"

  • Road to Cardiff: Last and Curious 8

    To celebrate the cinematic release of “Fast and Furious 8” and the return of the UEFA Champions League to television screens next week Richard Lewis reviews the “Last and Curious 8” left in this season’s competition. The elite...

    • Posted April 7, 2017
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  • No Pot Luck for Pep! Analyzing the 2016 UCL Draw

    Some things in this world are inevitable, like Arsenal finishing above Tottenham in the league or Chelsea’s Diego Costa crossing the line (and I am not just talking about the white line!) more times than Bear from...

    • Posted August 25, 2016
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  • Can Barca move send Andre Gomes’ career into hyperdrive?

    The progression of Portuguese youngster Andre Gomes has been gradual to date, but a big-money move to Barcelona will thrust the midfielder in the spotlight next season and boost pressure on the player to take his burgeoning...

    • Posted July 23, 2016
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  • MOTD: Barcelona 2-1 Atletico Madrid

    The enigma of Fernando Torres lives on. For so long, he has been vying to get a breakthrough goal in the Champions League to translate his good run of form in La Liga into Europe. Finally, he...

    • Posted April 5, 2016
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  • Madrid looking beyond El Clasico to a summer of change

    From across the pond, it’s easy to tell when summer is just around the corner based on European soccer. The days get longer, clubs announce their far-flung preseason tours and naturally, the rumors circling Real Madrid’s transfer...

    • Posted March 31, 2016
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  • MOTD: Barcelona 3-1 Arsenal

    Arsenal are the latest team to have been felled by the merciless trident of Barcelona’s front line as the Blaugrana continued their romp through Europe. The 3-1 win was the comfortable victory Barca had been looking for,...

    • Posted March 16, 2016
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  • Arsenal seek moral victory in Barcelona

    In the build-up to Arsenal’s Champions League Round of 16 second leg matchup with Barcelona tomorrow, Arsene Wenger has been unusually chipper.  In his pre-match press conference, he was less moody, less brooding than in recent weeks,...

    • Posted March 15, 2016
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  • MOTD: Arsenal 0-2 Barcelona

    Luis Enrique’s gameplan against Arsenal was brilliantly simple.  “I tell them “Abracadabra,” and the magic sparks, that’s all I do,” he joked ahead of the match. “It’s quite simple, in situations of the game, you don’t have...

    • Posted February 23, 2016
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  • Arsenal look to replicate resilient 2011 performance against Barca in UCL clash

    The Emirates Stadium has rarely seen a more thrilling night than that of February 16, 2011.  One of the greatest football teams, Barcelona, at the peak of their powers in Pep Guardiola’s’ reign at the Nou Camp...

    • Posted February 22, 2016
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  • The top five Barca youngsters that drew Valencia

    Barcelona drew Valencia 1-1 in the Copa del Rey today, thought the proceedings were but a sideshow after last week’s decisive first leg, when the Blaugrana won emphatically 7-0. With Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez sharing the...

    • Posted February 10, 2016
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