Tensions flare after Barcelona-Sevilla and Messi has his say: You're going home angry tonight

Three meetings in 20 days between Barcelona and Sevilla built up plenty of emotion between both sets of clubs, culminating in a miraculous comeback for the Catalans and a fiery exchange of words at the full-time whistle at the Camp Nou. The conflict began during the first leg of the Copa del Rey semi final tie at the Estadio Sanchez Pizjuan, where Sevilla earned a 2-0 advantage. After that clash, Barcelona complained about the penalty …

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Suspense over Benzema

Karim Benzema trained individually on Thursday morning ahead of Real Madrid‘s game against Atletico Madrid on Sunday at the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano. The Frenchman was joined by Sergio Ramos, Dani Carvajal and Eden Hazard, none of whom trained with the rest of their teammates. With two training sessions to go before the Madrid derby, anticipation is growing on whether Benzema can make it in time for the crucial match with Diego Simeone‘s side. Both the …

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Barcelona’s new era has already begun

Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images Sevilla win a turning point Barca are back! A performance for the ages and at just the right time too. If anyone thought that the 90 minutes at the Sanchez-Pizjuan was great, Wednesday night’s drama took things up another notch or two. That was a masterful dismantling of a Sevilla side who have been one of the best teams in La Liga this season and, until the weekend, looked almost …

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Another epic night

Barcelona produced a memorable comeback on Wednesday night that saw them reach the Copa del Rey final, overturning a 2-0 first-leg defeat to Sevilla in dramatic fashion at the Camp Nou. The Catalans fought, but had looked like they were going to fall just short until Gerard Pique popped up in the last minute of stoppage time to head in the equaliser and send the game to extra time. Martin Braithwaite then won the game …

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Ter Stegen says Barcelona’s mentality was key to Copa del Rey comeback

Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen said the team’s mentality was key to Wednesday’s 3-0 win over Sevilla that sent the Catalans into the Copa del Rey final. Ronald Koeman’s side needed a stoppage-time equalizer from Gerard Pique to force extra-time and then won the tie through Martin Braithwaite’s goal in an eventful match. Ter Stegen was also called upon to save a penalty from Lucas Ocampos in the second half, and he also admitted afterwards …

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Puyol gladly reminds Suso of Pedri tweet: Good night!

Carles Puyol took delight in making a joke at Suso‘s expense on social media following Barcelona’s comeback against Sevilla in the Copa del Rey. After the first leg, Suso had tweeted some crying faces in reaction to Pedri‘s claim that Barcelona should’ve been awarded a penalty. In the second leg, Pedri played a key role in turning the tie around. Goals from Ousmane Dembele, Gerard Pique and Martin Braithwaite sent Suso‘s side packing. “Good night!” …

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Barcelona 3-0 Sevilla: Recap

For the third straight round in this season’s Copa del Rey, Barcelona have made an amazing comeback and this time it was a brilliant 3-0 victory over Sevilla in extra time to reach the Spanish Cup Final. Barça gave it all they had and needed to wait until the very last kick of the game to send it to the bonus period, but they found the three goals needed and another Remontada is complete. FIRST …

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Barcelona vs Sevilla confirmed line-ups: Koeman sticks

Barcelona host Sevilla at the Camp Nou on Wednesday evening at 21:00 CET in the second leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final. The Andalusians hold a 2-0 advantage from the first leg as they look to reach their first final in the competition since 2018. Ronald Koeman has opted for three centre backs in Oscar Mingueza Gerard Pique and Clement Lenglet, with Sergino Dest and Jordi Alba on the flanks. Sergio Busquets lines up …

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Real Madrid's scoring struggles: An issue keeping them away from the elite

Real Madrid seem to have lost their cutting edge this season, with their attacking performance in the 1-1 draw against Real Sociedad serving as an example to demonstrate Los Blancos’ struggles upfront. In the match with the Basque side, Zinedine Zidane‘s men produced 20 shots in total, five of which were on goal. They also hit the woodwork twice, until Vinicius came off the bench to equalise in the second half. Games such as the …

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Mourinho on Bale's lack of early season form: Ask Real Madrid

When Gareth Bale left Real Madrid for Tottenham Hotspur last summer, much was expected of the player, but form never came and Jose Mourinho has put the blame firmly at the door of Los Blancos. In his last four matches for Tottenham, Bale has managed an impressive four goals and three assists, while in his first 16 games for the club, he only bagged four goals with no assists. “For the past two years, he …

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