13th May 2021

Ernesto Valverde

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La Liga round-up: Barça restore 5-point lead

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Ousmane Dembele gave Barça a glimpse into the future but the team still needed Lionel Messi to beat Leganes 3-1 on Sunday and restore their
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‘Monstrous’ Messi scores 400th La Liga goal

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Lionel Messi scored his 400th La Liga goal on Sunday, a total his coach Ernesto Valverde called ‘monstrous’, as Barça terrorised Eibar to reclaim their
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Messi, Dembele keep Barça three points clear in La Liga

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Barça held off Atletico Madrid to ensure they will be three points clear at the top of La Liga going into the winter break after
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Messi hat-trick restores Barcelona’s La Liga lead

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Lionel Messi continued his sublime form by netting his 31st La Liga hat-trick as Barça thrashed Levante 5-0 on Sunday to regain their three-point lead
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Tottenham qualify for last 16 after draw at Barça

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Tottenham Hotspur came back from the brink in the Champions League on Tuesday as Lucas Moura’s late equaliser salvaged a 1-1 draw against FC Barcelona
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Barça beat Villarreal, Atletico snatch draw at Girona

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Ousmane Dembele took another step on the road to redemption as Barça eased past Villarreal on Sunday. Dembele, dropped last month by coach Ernesto Valverde,
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Real Betis stun Barça, Real Madrid beat Celta Vigo

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Barça lost at home in La Liga for the first time in more than two years as Real Betis pulled off a stunning 4-3 victory
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Vinicius Junior lifts Real Madrid, Barça shine in late show

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Santiago Solari tasted victory in his first La Liga match in charge of Real Madrid but he had 18-year-old Vinicius Junior to thank for their
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Atletico Madrid top La Liga ahead of Clasico

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Defenders Diego Godin and Filipe Luis scored as Atletico Madrid bounced back from their midweek thrashing by Borussia Dortmund with a 2-0 victory over Real