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  1. Clasico final could have far-reaching implications

    Graham Hunter

    Good luck, in particular, to those Barcelona players whose careers are either at or coming to an end and, as always, may the better team win. But I can't deny the impression that it would be the more positive result were Real Madrid to win Wednesd...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
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  3. 50-50 Challenge: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona

    Rob Train and Dermot Ledwith

    Real Madrid take on Barcelona in the final of the Spanish Copa del Rey on Wednesday from Valencia's Mestalla Stadium. We asked club experts Rob Train and Dermot Ledwith to go head-to-head in the latest edition of our 50-50 Challenge series. Rob Tr...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  4. Barcelona, Real Madrid renew El Clásico rivalry

    Zach Rodgers, ESPN Stats & Information

    The Spanish giants are in the midst of a tight La Liga race with Atletico Madrid, but before the league race closes, Barcelona and Real Madrid meet again with a trophy on the line. Barcelona and Real Madrid are facing off in the Copa del Rey final...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
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  6. How to pick an Ultimate XI

    Iain Macintosh

    There are some people in this world who believe that the best way to pick a Best XI is to simply select the best players. These people are fools, trapped behind bars of their own idiocy. They are not to be trusted. A cat could pick the 11 "best" play...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  7. Barcelona teetering on the brink of chaos

    Francesc Tomas

    After yet another abysmal result against a team that are firmly involved in the relegation battle, Barcelona no longer depend on their own results in order to defend their La Liga crown this season. Add the disappointing defeat against Atletico Madri...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  8. Back off Messi: Lack of institutional vision to blame

    Francesc Tomas

    The Barcelona community isn't used to dealing with failure. The huge amount of success the Catalans have enjoyed in recent years has made some Cules lose an essential degree of perspective. Accepting that Barcelona's opponents in the Champions League...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  9. Atletico expose Barca's flaws

    Dermot Ledwith

    Barcelona crashed out of the Champions League on Wednesday night -- and coach Gerardo Martino admitted his side failed to cope with Atletico Madrid's power. All the more surprising, then, that Atletico swept Barca aside without Diego Costa. This i...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  10. Disappointing Barca crash out of Europe

    Francesc Tomas

    Barcelona lost 1-0 (2-1 in aggregate) to Atletico Madrid at the Vicente Calderon in the second leg of the Champions League quarterfinals. The Blaugrana enjoyed 75 percent of possession, created 12 goal-scoring chances and attempted nine shots, three ...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  11. Atleti exultant as Barca compromise their style

    Graham Hunter

    The first name which flitted into my mind when Howard Webb blew the final whistle was that of Luis Aragones. His death earlier this year robbed Atletico Madrid of the man who was, arguably, their all-time legend. On Wednesday night his old club...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  12. Three things: Atletico Madrid vs. Barcelona

    Miguel Delaney

    Three observations from Atletico Madrid's stunning 1-0 upset against Barcelona at the Vicente Calderon Stadium, which saw the club advance to the Champions League semifinals thanks to an aggregate score of 2-1. 1. From history to hysterics Four...

    Blog | April 09, 2014
  13. Camp Nou set for renovation amid Barca ban

    Francesc Tomas

    The Socis of Barcelona demonstrated a huge degree of maturity by agreeing to the renovation of the Camp Nou, to be finalised in the summer of 2021. The 600 million euro project will see the 57-year-old stadium upgraded into the 21st Century, allowing...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  14. Five Aside's UCL quarterfinal second-leg preview

    Zachary Singer, ESPN Stats & Information

    The Champions League quarterfinals conclude Tuesday and Wednesday; here is a statistical look at this week's games, complete with Soccer Power Index projections. Chelsea vs. Paris Saint-Germain (Tuesday) PSG took command of the tie with a 3-1 ...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  15. Unconvincing win shows more invention needed from Barca

    Dermot Ledwith

    Barca made heavy work of bottom side Betis on Saturday with a 3-1 win that was not as convincing as the scoreline sounds. If the plan was to put the game to bed early and rest key players before Wednesday's crucial Champions League second leg with At...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  16. March Player of the Month: Luis Suarez

    ESPN staff

    Europe's top performers for March were whittled down to a three-man short list by our panel of experts -- Gab Marcotti, Sid Lowe, Raphael Honigstein, Andy Brassell, Michael Cox and John Brewin -- to Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Diego Costa. But i...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  17. Barca, Atletico have it all to play for after fourth draw

    Dermot Ledwith

    It was always going to be tough for Barca to be the first side to defeat Atletico Madrid in the Champions League this season; they must now score at least once and avoid defeat in the Vicente Calderon next Wednesday after a battling 1-1 draw between ...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  18. Is Cristiano Ronaldo selfish?

    Rob Train

    Ahead of Real Madrid's Champions League clash with familiar foe Borussia Dortmund, a lot of attention has landed on the boos directed at Cristiano Ronaldo during Los Blancos' 5-0 La Liga victory over Rayo Vallecano on Saturday. A section of the Berna...

    Blog | April 01, 2014