El Clasico Four-Pack

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Barcelona v Real Madrid, Game 4: Of Heroes & Villains, El Clasico Style

Barcelona are through to the Champions League final but Jose Mourinho, forced to watch from a hotel for security reasons, did not get his wish. Pep Guardiola cannot claim credit for his managerial genius as the Blaugrana were aided by yet another controversial officiating decision. Continue reading »

Real Madrid v Barcelona, Game 3: Advantage Messi!

Wednesday’s third installment of El Clasico finally went Barcelona’s way but despite two excellent goals from Lionel Messi, the Catalans had to use less than scrupulous methods to achieve the result. Continue reading »

Real Madrid v Barcelona – Intermission

Real Madrid and Barcelona get a short reprieve from each others company, although it is a working holiday. Continue reading »

Real Madrid v Barcelona, Game 2: Advantage Ronaldo!

Second verse, same as the first. Real and Barca dueled to a ninety minute draw at the Mestalla on Wednesday evening. This was a Cup Final, however, and Pep Guardiola was again dismayed to find that Jose Mourinho was well prepared to face him in a knockout situation. Continue reading »

Real Madrid v Barcelona, Game 1: The Battle Lines Are Drawn In The El Clasico War

Real more than held their own at the Bernabeu, with the only embarrassing performance in El Clasico coming from the referee. Next stop, a Copa del Rey suddenly without a clear favourite. Continue reading »

Real Madrid v Barcelona: Is This UEFA Or The Stanley Cup?

With four matches in so short a time, the Barcelona/Real Madrid rivalry takes on a new dimension. Continue reading »

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