It is known that FC Barcelona will face Real Madrid in the Semi final of the Copa del Rey after the Friday draw that took place at the Benito Villamarin Stadium. It is this same venue that the finals of the season’s Copa del Rey competition will be played. Aside from El Clasico draw, the other will see Real Betis and Valencia come to a challenge in order to secure a spot in the finals.
The commission in charge of fight against violence in Spanish La Liga has fined the Valencia fan that lunched a bottle on Neymar’s head. This happened in Mestalla when Messi scored the last minute penalty awarded to Barcelona for rough tackle on Suarez.
According to COPE Valencia, Jorge Mendes who is an agent to Joao Cancelo have already began talk for the move of the player he represents. There are reports that the agent to Cancelo met with FC Barcelona so the basis of deal would be set.
FC Barcelona is currently at war with the Spain football governing body LFP. The club have shown no fear in the reply to the comment made by president of LFP Javier Tebas and other members of the Competition Committee. The comments of both the president and Competition Committee members condemned the players after the Mestalla Stadium’s event last weekend.
A 17 years old Valencia fan was in the Mestalla stand when Messi scored a penalty in the last minutes of the game against Valencia. The teenager threw a bottle in anger as he watched the Blaugranas the last goal. The boy however apologized on radio for his bad behavior and talked on the situation.
Lionel Messi’s has shown his unstoppable form especially since his return from injury. Upon his return from injury, he scored a hat-trick against Manchester City and a double against Valencia. In summary, In just eleven games this season, Leo has scored 14 goals and recorded 6 assist.
A big blow for FC Barcelona squad as captain Andre Iniesta suffers injury on his right knee. A test have being carried out on the player by the club, Barca have announced on their official website that the midfielder will be out of play for 6 to 8 weeks.
The Valencia-Barcelona game that was played on Saturday was highly controversial. In the last minute of the game, the Blaugranas were awarded a penalty after the bad tackle from Aymen Abdennour on Suarez. And Lionel Messi utilized the penalty so well that puts the Catalan club back on the league table. [VIDEO BELOW]
Barca in a thrilling 2–3 victory that saw Lionel Messi record a brace while Luis Suarez scored a goal. The Argentine was given the chance to take a penalty when Suarez was fouled by Aymen Abdennour in the 18 yard box.
After the 2–3 win for Barcelona, the Blaugranas have kept the unbeaten streak going in the home ground of Valencia. The last time Los Che won a league game in Mestalla was in 2006/2007 season when they had a 2–1 victory with Angulo and David Silva being the scorers.