Tag Archive: iniesta

Apr 06

Barcelona 2-1 Atletico Madrid: Simeone’s tactically superior 4-5-1 dissolved by Torres’ Red

  Atletico were quite realistically considered the only team left in the CL that could stop Barca’s front three. But yet again, as has been the case in this fixture recently, some utterly reckless tackles by the capital side left them with a man down well within the first half. In the context of the …

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Apr 02

Barcelona 1-1 Atletico Madrid: Iniesta’s Magic cancels out Diego’s spectacular opener

On a night when everyone expected to see a clear winner in the 4th meeting of the two clubs this season, Barcelona battled hard to come out with a draw against a resolute Atletico Madrid side, who looked below par after their star man Diego Costa, got injured. The Madrid side go into the second …

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Mar 31

Alves and Welbeck pivotal for Barca and United on Tuesday: UCL Quarterfinals

Champions League returns to the fore with 8 teams locking horns in the Quarterfinal stage of the world’s most exciting competition. With most of the usual suspects managing to reach this stage, the draw was always going to be a complex affair. But, for those who expected some fierce matchups, Luis Figo’s hands delayed that …

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Mar 24

Real Madrid 3 – 4 Barca: Ancelotti’s setup fails to mark Messi and so Madrid get outnumbered in midfield

Atletico Madrid’s shoot to the top of the table and the fierce Madrid derbies this season, had somewhat not allowed the masses to miss the surprisingly few number of Classico clashes. With the Copa Del Rey final coming up between these power houses, Barcelona registered a well-deserved victory at the Bernabou against Ancelotti side who …

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Feb 18

Fernandinho and Silva pivotal for Pellegrini; Manchester City v/s Barcelona Preview

Its February and there is every reason for a normal person to get excited about this particular month for obvious reasons. What is strikingly more obvious for a football fan is that he/she will be singing the composition written by Tony Britten as they welcome back their favorite sports competition. The UEFA Champions League returns …

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