2017 Season

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2017 Schedule
20-5-0, 1st in Spanish Primera División
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11hSam Marsden

Messi 'fooled everyone' with low free kick

Lionel Messi surprised his teammates and his manager with a free kick in Barcelona's win against Girona which evoked memories of Ronaldinho in 2006.

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11hSam Marsden

Messi, Suarez earn perfect 10s vs. Girona

Barcelona steamrolled neighbors Girona 6-1 with Luis Suarez, Lionel Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele shining in their first game together.

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Messi, Suarez spark Barcelona rout of Girona (1:00)
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2dSam Marsden

Who are Girona, Barca's next opponents?

Barcelona host Girona on Saturday. Who are they? A club part-owned by the agent of Luis Suarez and Andres Iniesta and funded by Man City's owners.

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2dSam Marsden

FIFA drops Neymar-Barca dispute probe

FIFA have closed their investigation into the dispute between Neymar and Barcelona over the renewal bonus that went unpaid following his move to PSG.

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Sergi Roberto: I was lucky to have Guardiola as the head coach (0:36)
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3dSam Marsden

Barca's Roberto extends through 2022

Sergi Roberto turned down more lucrative offers to remain at Barcelona, extending his contract with the club until 2022.

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3dGlenn Price

Suarez proud of Coutinho's maturity

Luis Suarez admires the responsibility a young Philippe Coutinho took on at Liverpool after Steven Gerrard left Anfield for the LA Galaxy.

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Is it sink or swim time for Dembele at Barcelona? (2:58)
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4dGabriele Marcotti

Conte's tactics make most of Chelsea's limitations

Antonio Conte "got it right" vs. Barcelona but played like an underdog at home and drew 1-1. Is there a message in there about Chelsea's squad needs?

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Willian: Chelsea were unlucky (0:45)
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Rakitic: Barca deserved Chelsea draw (0:27)
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4dESPN staff

Barca agree deal for Arthur, 21 - sources

Barcelona have reached an agreement with Gremio to sign midfielder Arthur in a deal which could reach €40 million, sources tell ESPN Deportes.

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4dRichard Martin

Paulinho clearly Barca's weakest link

Paulinho and Ivan Rakitic both struggled in midfield, but Leo Messi was still able to turn the tie Barcelona's way with a ruthless finish.

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4dSam Marsden

Valverde: No time for Dembele 'experiment'

Barca's Ernesto Valverde defended the decision to start Paulinho against Chelsea, saying it was "not a game for experiments" with Ousmane Dembele.

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Sights and Sounds: Messi's magic, Bayern dominate (1:09)
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Did Chelsea deserve more against Barcelona? (10:33)

RankingsSpanish Primera División

Goal Difference561st
Goals Scored681st
Assists511st
Goals Conceded122nd