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Ernesto Valverde slams 'awful' Barcelona performance after draw at promoted Osasuna

The champions were without captain Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, and Ousmane Dembele and fell behind to a thumping volley from Roberto Torres early in the game.

Sep 01, 2019, 16:11 PM IST

La Liga: Barcelona seek redemption against Real Betis

Barcelona will seek redemption after a disappointing first league match of the season at the San Mames stadium, where it was handed a last-minute 1-0 defeat, reports Efe news.
 

Aug 25, 2019, 09:31 AM IST

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde criticises Antoine Griezmann after 1-0 defeat against Athletic Bilbao

The 28-year-old made his first La Liga appearance for Barca after he was signed by the club from Atletico Madrid. 

Aug 17, 2019, 15:34 PM IST

Antoine Griezmann fuels ultra-attacking Barcelona's bid for third straight title

The Catalans will not just be looking to extend their domestic hegemony, though, as they have spent a combined 250 million euros ($280 million) on a renewed bid to win the Champions League after last season`s harrowing semi-final exit to Liverpool.

Aug 12, 2019, 20:52 PM IST

Lionel Messi unlikely to play La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona registered a massive 4-0 win over Napoli on Sunday in a club-friendly match.

Aug 11, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

We'll see what happens: Ernesto Valverde on Neymar's transfer

Neymar left Barcelona in 2017 when he made a move to Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain. 

Aug 10, 2019, 18:31 PM IST

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez wins Gamper trophy for Barcelona in final seconds

Barca coach Ernesto Valverde made a number of substitutions and the team began to up the energy after the break.

Aug 05, 2019, 13:16 PM IST

Coach Ernesto Valverde has contract for next season: Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu

Bartomeu feels that this season was neither a season of excellence nor it was a season of failure.

May 26, 2019, 18:46 PM IST

Ernesto Valverde vows to carry on as Barcelona's season fizzles out

Stinging from their humiliating 4-0 loss to Liverpool in the Champions League semi-final second leg, Barca were bidding to win the Cup for the fifth year in a row but defeat by Valencia raised more doubts about Valverde`s future. 

May 26, 2019, 17:57 PM IST

Real Betis fans bow to 'extraordinary' Lionel Messi after hat-trick at Barcelona

It was Messi's 51st career hat-trick, but he could not recall receiving such applause from a rival team's fans.

Mar 18, 2019, 11:37 AM IST

Ernesto Valverde renewed Barca contract to 'end noise' about his future

Valverde, 55, succeeded Luis Enrique as coach in 2017, earning the job after sustained success with Athletic Bilbao.

Feb 16, 2019, 08:37 AM IST

Barcelona extend coach Ernesto Valverde's contract until 2020

The announcement is a huge vote of confidence in Valverde, whose future with the club looked uncertain after he said last December that he did not know what he would be doing the following year.

Feb 15, 2019, 16:10 PM IST

Copa del Rey: Lionel Messi named in Barcelona's squad for 'El Clasico'

Messi sustained an injury during Saturday's 2-2 La Liga draw with Valencia, in which he scored twice, although he was able to finish the game after being treated.

Feb 06, 2019, 12:07 PM IST

Inspirational Lionel Messi rescues draw for Barcelona in thrilling comeback against Valencia

Messi had to be treated on the sidelines shortly after scoring his second goal but was able to come back on and finish the game.

Feb 03, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Copa del Rey: Sevilla stun defending champions Barcelona 2-0

The second leg takes place next Wednesday, where Espanyol take on Real Betis and Real Madrid host Girona on Thursday in the remaining quarter-final, first legs after Getafe defeated Valencia 1-0 on Tuesday.

Jan 24, 2019, 09:50 AM IST

Barcelona on lookout for striker after Munir sale: Coach Ernesto Valverde

The league leaders want back-up for Luis Suarez after Sevilla agreed a one-million-euro ($1.15-million) deal to buy Spain international Munir on Friday, leaving the Uruguayan as the only No. 9 at the club. 

Jan 13, 2019, 06:25 AM IST

UCL: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde promises changes but wants to beat Spurs

Valverde, who also hinted that Thomas Vermaelen and reserve goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen could be given rare outings, played down any issues with French forward Ousmane Dembele`s behaviour, after media reports emerged saying the 21-year-old arrived two hours late for training on Sunday.

Dec 11, 2018, 16:32 PM IST

Ousmane Dembele issue will be handled internally: FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde

Valverde admitted he did not know the reasons underlying Dembele`s attitude. 

Dec 11, 2018, 15:29 PM IST

Lionel Messi's fifth place in Ballon d'Or absurd: Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi finished in fifth place in the Ballon d’Or voting on Monday night.

Dec 05, 2018, 09:48 AM IST

No player can replace Lionel Messi: Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde

Lionel Messi will be out of action for around three weeks and miss 6 games after breaking a bone in his right arm. 

Oct 23, 2018, 22:31 PM IST