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  • Barcelona move within a point of Madrid

    Barcelona move within a point of Madrid

    MADRID, Feb 28, 2015 (AFP) - Barcelona moved to within a point of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga as Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi were on target in a 3-1 win at Granada on Saturday.

    March 01, 2015
  • Messi hat-trick keeps Barca in sight of Real

    Messi hat-trick keeps Barca in sight of Real

    MADRID, Jan 18, 2015 (AFP) - Lionel Messi struck a stunning hat-trick to ensure Barcelona maintained the pressure on La Liga leaders Real Madrid with a 4-0 win away to Deportivo la Coruna to cut the gap at the top to one point.

    January 19, 2015
  • Bale for Real, Suarez inspires Barca revival

    Bale for Real, Suarez inspires Barca revival

    MADRID, Nov 08, 2014 (AFP) - Gareth Bale scored on his return to the Real Madrid starting line-up for the first time in a month as the European champions beat Rayo Vallecano 5-1 on Saturday.

    November 09, 2014
  • Barca stunned, Real Madrid top

    Barca stunned, Real Madrid top

    MADRID, Nov 01, 2014 (AFP) - Luis Suarez's Barcelona home debut ended in a shock defeat as Joaquin Larrivey's solitary strike handed Celta Vigo a famous 1-0 win the Camp Nou.

    November 02, 2014
  • Barca beaten by Real Madrid on Suarez debut

    Barca beaten by Real Madrid on Suarez debut

    MADRID, Oct 25, 2014 (AFP) - Luis Suarez's Barcelona debut ended in defeat as Real Madrid cut the gap on the La Liga leaders to just a point as they came from behind to win El Clasico 3-1 on Saturday thanks to goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Karim Benzema.

    October 26, 2014
  • Suarez's moment finally arrives in El Clasico

    Suarez's moment finally arrives in El Clasico

    MADRID, Oct 25, 2014 (AFP) - Four months after disgracing himself in front of the world by biting an opponent for the third time, Barcelona's record signing Luis Suarez will be back on the pitch and hoping to put his career back on track.

    October 25, 2014
  • Barca, Madrid win ahead of Clasico clash

    Barca, Madrid win ahead of Clasico clash

    MADRID, Oct 18, 2014 (AFP) - Barcelona maintained their four-point lead over Real Madrid at the top of La Liga ahead of next weekend's first El Clasico of the season with a 3-0 win over Eibar on Saturday.

    October 19, 2014
  • Ronaldo hits third hat-trick in five games

    Ronaldo hits third hat-trick in five games

    Madrid (AFP) - Cristiano Ronaldo scored his third hat-trick in five games as Real Madrid moved into the top four for the first time this season with a 5-0 win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

    October 06, 2014
  • Messi, Neymar on target, Barca win at Rayo

    Messi, Neymar on target, Barca win at Rayo

    Madrid (AFP) - Barcelona recovered from their midweek defeat to Paris Saint-Germain as goals from Lionel Messi and Neymar handed them a comfortable 2-0 win away to nine-man Rayo Vallecano on Saturday.

    October 05, 2014
  • Barca back on top, Ronaldo scores in Real win

    Barca back on top, Ronaldo scores in Real win

    MADRID, Sept 27, 2014 (AFP) - Neymar scored a hat-trick and Lionel Messi got his 400th career goal as Barcelona stormed back to the top of La Liga with a 6-0 thrashing of Granada on Saturday.

    September 28, 2014
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