FC Barcelona News: 8 May 2021

PREVIEW | FC Barcelona v Atlético Madrid – FC BarcelonaFirst against third and just two points separate them. FC Barcelona welcome La Liga leaders Atlético Madrid on Saturday at Camp Nou (4.15pm CEST) in clash between two of the biggest clubs in Europe that could turn out to be crucial in the battle for the league title. The squad for FC Barcelona v Atlético Madrid – FC BarcelonaOne of the most important games of the …

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Barcelona vs Atlético: Preview

FC Barcelona (3rd, 74pts) vs Atlético Madrid (1st, 76pts) Competition/Round: 2020-21 La Liga, Matchday 35 Barcelona Outs & Doubts: Ansu Fati, Philippe Coutinho, Matheus Fernandes (out) Atlético Outs & Doubts: José Giménez, Renan Lodi (doubt) Date/Time: Satuday, May 8, 2021, 4.15pm CET (Barcelona), 3.15pm BST/WAT (UK & Nigeria), 10.15am ET, 7.15am PT (USA), 7.45pm IST (India) Venue: Camp Nou, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain Referee: Antonio Mateu Lahoz VAR: Ignacio Iglesias Villanueva How to watch on TV: …

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Germany calling for Raul

Raul Gonzalez’s progress in the early days of his coaching career hasn’t gone unnoticed. As a result of his work so far, Eintracht Frankfurt have come knocking on the Spaniard’s door, months after his former club Schalke had done the same as they sought to survive relegation. Having won the Youth League, Raul is one step away from getting Castilla promoted to the Segunda Division. This season, as well, has been made more complicated for …

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Griezmann vs Joao Felix: A change of paths

When Barcelona were preparing to visit the Estadio Wanda Metropolitano in November, Joao Felix was enjoying a run of good form, while Antoine Griezmann was struggling in Catalonia. Five months later, there is no trace of that form the Portuguese was enjoying, with coronavirus and an ankle injury setting him back. At the Camp Nou, though, Griezmann has started to enjoy some of his best form since joining Barcelona. The two No.7s will do battle …

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Casillas calls for respect after breakup with Sara Carbonero: Irreparable damage is being caused

Iker Casillas has denounced the media harassment that both he and his family are being subjected to amid his breakup with Sara Carbonero. Additionally, the legendary former goalkeeper denied rumours that he had suffered a relapse of the myocardial infarction that would bring an end to his playing career. As a result of the “media harassment” suffered as a result of his breakup, Casillas released a statement, and mentioned that it was a “friendly” separation. …

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Konrad: It's not really easy to be in this position

Konrad de la Fuente has been named in the Barcelona first team squad for several matches this season but travelling with the seniors, where he rarely gets minutes, means that his playing time with the B team has been restricted significantly too. The American youngster, who is normally part of the Barcelona B squad, admits that he is a tough spot but recognised the value of being in and around the first team stars. “Honestly, …

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Pep Guardiola’s dad talks Lionel Messi to Manchester City rumors

Pep Guardiola and Lionel Messi made magic together while at FC Barcelona. The two were a part of many special matches and moments as a pair. Given that last summer, Lionel Messi wanted to leave Barcelona, his re-linking with Pep at Manchester City has been rumored on and off for the last 6 months. Despite it appearing that Messi will either return to Barcelona or leave for PSG, the rumors haven’t died completely. Pep’s father, …

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Barcelona prepare a surprise for Suarez

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will contest a crucial encounter in the race for the LaLiga Santander title on Saturday, but the Catalans will find the time to pay a special tribute to Luis Suarez before the game. The Uruguayan was told to find a new club last summer once Ronald Koeman took over as Blaugrana coach, and Atletico have reaped the benefits as his 19 league goals have helped them maintain first position for the …

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How Real Madrid could lose Zinedine Zidane’s ideal successor

Real Madrid may have to prepare for life without Zinedine Zidane again. Although the manager has done a fantastic job of guiding Los Blancos since returning to the dugout at the end of the 2018-2019 season, he’s understandably getting a little worn down by the difficulties of managing the team right now. Not only is coaching Real Madrid the hardest job in sports with all the pressure and expectations, but it’s become even harder in the …

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