Guardiola Reaches His 100th Victory

Guardiola Reaches His 100th Victory

FC Barcelona’s stellar win against AD Ceuta was even more memorable as it was Pep Guardiola’s 100th competitive match victory since taking the reins of the first team in 2008. Guardiola has achieved this landmark with only 13 losses in all competitions and a Cruyff-inspired attractive style of play in which possession, precise passing and constant attacking are crucial elements of the game.

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Post-match player reactions: FC Barcelona vs AD Ceuta

Post-match player reactions: FC Barcelona vs AD Ceuta

With three Barca B team players in the starting line-up, FC Barcelona progressed to the quarter-finals of the Copa Del Rey with an impressive performance. Below are thoughts of some of the players who played an important role in Barca’s victory.

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The Highlights: FC Barcelona 5-1 AD Ceuta

Milito injured

Milito injured

According to the official report on Barca’s website, Gaby Milito has been ruled out for between four and six weeks by the FC Barcelona medical services, after suffering a thigh injury in the first half of the Copa del Rey match against Ceuta on Wednesday evening.

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Man of the Match: FC Barcelona 5 – 1 AD Ceuta

The Result: FC Barcelona 5 – 1 AD Ceuta

The Result: FC Barcelona 5 – 1 AD Ceuta

RESULT:

FC Barcelona: 5

AD Ceuta: 1

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Getafe’s coach Míchel: Messi is better than Maradona

Getafe’s coach Míchel: Messi is better than Maradona

It has always been the case that Messi and Maradona are compared to each other; even more, the question that is nowadays being asked is who ultimately is better: Messi or Maradona. Nevertheless, according to Catalan based newspaper Sport, Getafe’s coach Míchel says that Messi’s level exceeds that of Maradona’s.

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Live Match Chat: FC Barcelona – Ceuta

Live Match Chat: FC Barcelona – Ceuta

FC Barcelona – Ceuta
(Wednesday November 10, 2010 @ 22:00 Barcelona time – Convert to local time)

FC Barcelona Chat: http://apps.facebook.com/fcbarcelonachat/ (direct chat through Facebook)
Direct link: http://fcbarcelona.hopto.org

Click here to chat!

The chat is open 24/7. Feel free to drop in anytime and become a fan of the FC Barcelona Chat page on Facebook.

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Marcos Senna might miss the game against Barcelona

Marcos Senna might miss the game against Barcelona

According to Catalan based newspaper Sport, Villarreal and former Spanish national midfielder Marcos Senna might miss the game against Barcelona this coming Saturday.

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Two separate training sessions

Two separate training sessions

Earlier today, the various members of the first team (along with a number of reserve players) were involved in two different training sessions. The players rested from the Copa del Rey squad held a session at the Ciutat Esportiva with Tito Vilanova, while the players called for tonight’s game trained later with Guardiola at the Camp Nou.

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Cartoon of the Day: El Mundo Deportivo

WHAT ANNOYS MOURINHO THE MOST

Mourinho: Pep ignores me! He couldn’t care less for me! He passes on me! I can’t stand it!!

Cartoon of the Day: Sport

Mou: (Barking) Nothing…Pep doesn’t even look at me.

Statistics 10-11-2010


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Video of the Day: Corre tio, corre

Please note: Part of this video is very noisy so you might want to be careful with the volume!

The Front: Sport (10.11.2010)

ANY ANSWER TO MOURINHO BY GUARDIOLA

Guardiola: “I’ll only answer when my team is involved”

Strategy: Pep’s good sense contrasts with Mourinho’s provocations.

Guardiola’s press conferences are full of reasons, not full of poisoned references to the rival teams.

*In Spanish…”no decir ni mu” means not to say a word (or not to make a sound). They made a pun with “Mou” and “mu”.

The Front: El Mundo Deportivo (10.11.2010)

PIQUÉ: “MADRID GETS MORE HELP

Interview MD.

Barça has to work much harder than the rest to win La Liga”

If Madrid had won 8 titles and had in his squad 8 World Champions they would be really unbearable

Messi, called. Barça – Ceuta

Spain U-21 draw tough group for Euros

Spain U-21 draw tough group for Euros
While most of our European players will be enjoying the summer off (for some, their first for many years), a number of our younger players look likely to be involved in the 2011 UEFA European Under-21 Championship, set for June this summer. The group stage draw was held on Tuesday, and Spain finds themselves in Group B along with Ukraine, Czech Republic, and England.
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David meets Goliath: a preview of FC Barcelona v AD Ceuta

David meets Goliath: a preview of FC Barcelona v AD Ceuta

Barcelona defeated AD Ceuta 0-2 two weeks ago in a gritty Copa del Rey matchup that saw Pedro and Maxwell snatch the goals. Does Ceuta have the heart and ability to cause an upset in the return leg at the Camp Nou on Wednesday, or will Pep and the boys return them empty-handed to the obscurity of their North African haven?

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Offside: Prince Pique for charity

Offside: Prince Pique for charity

Gerard Pique participated in a photo shoot for the calendar of Fundació Ànima, a charity organization whose main aim is to give comprehensive assistance to children affected by chronic diseases and/or terminally illnesses. Among the celebrities who participated in this project were also Leo Messi, Vicente del Bosque, Rafa Nadal, Jorge Lorenzo and Felipe Massa. FCB players and coaches frequently collaborate with Fundació Ànima and often participate in events and meetings with kids.

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The Ultimate Game: Get Inside Guardiola’s Head

The Ultimate Game: Get Inside Guardiola’s Head

This is your chance to prove not only your knowledge about the game of football, but also your psychological insight by cracking the code of Barcelona coach Josep ‘Pep’ Guardiola’s master brain:

Predict Barcelona’s Starting Lineup

This is not (as in: N-O-T) a place for discussion on team tactics or personal player preferences. You just give the system and the eleven names you think will start the game against AD Cueta.

Join us after the jump to take part in the game.

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November 9, 2010

Guardiola: “I’m more confident in Bojan now than I was a few years ago”

Espanyol seeks good relations with Barcelona

Borja Valero would welcome move to Barcelona

Tuesday training; squad for Ceuta

Chelsea ready to offer 30 million Euros for Busquets?

Cartoon of the Day: Sport

Video of the Day: Two worlds

Poll: Come and get it!

The Front: Sport (09.11.2010)

The Front: El Mundo Deportivo (09.11.2010)

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