Lionel Messi struck another trademark free-kick as Barcelona moved to within one point of La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 3-0 win over Athletic Bilbao. Madrid have two games in hand, the first of which was supposed to take place on Sunday at Celta Vigo. catchnews.com, 3 weeks ago
'We want to play football and not roulette, which is what this type of refereeing provokes. The penalty claims by Neymar and me are clear but we already know how this works' Barcelona defender Gerard Pique believes his side are suffering from unfavourable treatment from referees compared to arch-rivals Real Madrid. Barca lost 2-1 at Athletic Bilbao in a King's Cup last-16 first-leg game on Thursday. Pique and Neymar had penalty appeals turned down while Athletic forward Aritz Aduriz, who ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
IMAGE: Barcelona's Luis Suarez in action with Athletic Bilbao's Aymeric Laporte. Photograph: Vincent West/Reuters. King's Cup holders Barcelona have a fight on their hands if they are to remain in the competition after losing a fiery first leg of their last-16 tie at Athletic Club 2-1 on Thursday despite playing the final 10 minutes with a two-man advantage. Spain striker Aritz Aduriz headed Bilbao in front in the 25th minute and the veteran produced an audacious flick to tee up ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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