Barcelona without Pedri and Dembélé for Man United gameFebruary 22, 2023 GMT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona will be without some of its regular starters for the return match against Manchester United in the Europa League on Thursday, including playmaker Pedri and forward Ousmane Dembélé because of injuries.
Barcelona exploits Madrid’s stumble to open 8-point leadFebruary 5, 2023 GMT
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona took advantage of Real Madrid's stumble to kick off the second half of the season with another win and enjoy its biggest lead so far at the top of the Spanish league.
After Madrid's 1-0 loss at Mallorca, Barcelona extended its 10-game winning streak in all competitions with a comfortable 3-0 victory over Sevilla on Sunday to open an eight-point lead over Madrid after 20 of 38 rounds.
Slow transfer day in Spain; Barcelona gets to register GaviJanuary 31, 2023 GMT
MADRID (AP) — Forget about signing new players. Barcelona had to work just to register the ones it already had.
As part of a slow day for Spanish clubs at the end of the winter transfer window, Barcelona was unable to significantly boost its squad and instead had to work to rearrange its finances and make sure it could fit some of its current players under the salary cap.
Barcelona wins Super Cup for 1st trophy with Xavi, no MessiJanuary 15, 2023 GMT
MADRID (AP) — Barcelona's title drought with coach Xavi — and without Lionel Messi — is finally over.
Barcelona beat Real Madrid 3-1 on Sunday to win the Spanish Super Cup at Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and give its fans reasons to celebrate again after a revamping process that began following Messi's departure for Paris Saint-Germain and the arrival of former player Xavi as coach in 2021.
Barça newcomers lead 3-0 win at Sevilla, Madrid beats BetisSeptember 3, 2022 GMT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha and Jules Koundé showed why Barcelona mortgaged part of its future for them by producing goals in a commanding 3-0 win at Sevilla in the Spanish league on Saturday.
Spain celebrates rise of ‘volcano’ Gavi ahead of World CupJune 13, 2022 GMT
MADRID (AP) — Spain will enter the summer break at the top of its Nations League group, and knowing that teenager Gavi Páez has what it takes to make it to the World Cup.
The 17-year-old Gavi made the most of his chance with the national team this month, helping quiet some of the criticism that surrounded his surprise call-up last September.
Ronaldo adds to record goal tally; Haaland, Gavi also scoreJune 5, 2022 GMT
GENEVA (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored his world record-extending 116th and 117th goals for Portugal on Sunday. Erling Haaland got his 17th and 18th at a faster rate for Norway. Gavi opened his Spain account at age 17.
MATCHDAY: Barcelona in Europa League; Chelsea in EPL actionMarch 9, 2022 GMT
A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Saturday:
Barcelona coach Xavi Hernández won't count on Dani Alves and Gavi Páez when the Catalan club hosts Galatasaray in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Europa League, the only competition where it still has a realistic chance of a trophy.
Sevilla beats Atlético to close on leaders; Gavi leads BarçaDecember 18, 2021 GMT
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lucas Ocampos’ late goal helped Sevilla beat Atlético Madrid 2-1 and keep the pressure on Spanish league leader Real Madrid on Saturday, while Barcelona’s young talents got it a much-needed win.
Spain calls up Barcelona teenager Gavi for Italy semifinalSeptember 30, 2021 GMT
MADRID (AP) — The 17-year-old Barcelona midfielder Gavi Páez has been summoned for Spain's Nations League semifinal against Italy next week.
If Gavi plays, he will become Spain’s youngest debutant, breaking the record held by Ángel Zubieta of 17 years, 284 days set in 1936.