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Ousmane Dembele

La Liga: Makeshift Barcelona defeated at Celta Vigo and lose Ousmane Dembele to injury

Celta`s captain and talisman Iago Aspas then sealed the win by converting from the penalty spot after another VAR review ruled that Barca`s Samuel Umtiti had handled the ball.

May 05, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

Barcelona rule injured forward Ousmane Dembele out for up to four weeks

Dembele came off the bench to score Barcelona`s final goal in Wednesday`s 5-1 thrashing of Olympique Lyonnais which sent the Catalan team into the quarter-finals of Europe`s top competition.

Mar 14, 2019, 20:29 PM IST

Ousmane Dembele injury may give Philippe Coutinho another chance to win over fans

Coutinho, who arrived from Liverpool in January 2018, has so far shown little to suggest he will be able to compensate for the Frenchman's absence against Lyon.

Mar 11, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

Lionel Messi shines as Barcelona survive scare to beat Rayo Vallecano 3-1

Barca won a penalty early in the second half when Luis Suarez was fouled and Messi converted to put the league leaders in front and the Uruguayan forward made sure of the points with a simple finish from close range in the 82nd minute.

Mar 10, 2019, 18:47 PM IST

Luis Suarez double helps Barcelona triumph 3-0 against arch-rivals Real Madrid

A dominant yet wasteful Real ravaged their rivals in the first half while spurning a string of clear chances at the Santiago Bernabeu. 

Feb 28, 2019, 14:32 PM IST

La Liga: Returning Ousmane Dembele primed to inject urgency back into stumbling Barcelona

The French forward had put his disciplinary problems aside in the last two months, carving up opponents with his unpredictable dribbles and forming a profitable trident with Messi and Luis Suarez. 

Feb 15, 2019, 10:45 AM IST

Lionel Messi uncertainty does not affect Real Madrid 'Clasico' plans: Santiago Solari

It is unclear whether Messi, the all-time top scorer in Spanish football as well as in the `Clasico`, will be fit for the game after ending Barca`s 2-2 draw with Valencia on Saturday with a knock.

Feb 06, 2019, 14:12 PM IST

La Liga: Barcelona bank on rejuvenated Philippe Coutinho for Valencia test

He joined Barcelona to much fanfare for a club record 142 million pounds from Liverpool and was hailed as the long-term replacement for former Spain international Andres Iniesta.

Jan 31, 2019, 17:15 PM IST

Ousmane Dembele, Lionel Messi see off Levante but Barca Cup hopes in doubt

With Barca trailing 2-1 from the first leg, coach Ernesto Valverde recalled the club's all-time top scorer Messi as well as Jordi Alba and Ivan Rakitic while starting without first-choice striker Luis Suarez.

Jan 18, 2019, 11:56 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

UEFA Champions League: Spurs reach last 16 as Moura snatches draw at Barca

Spurs were facing a much-changed Barca side who had already qualified in first place and started without talisman Lionel Messi but they fell behind to an astonishing run and strike from Ousmane Dembele in the seventh minute.

Dec 12, 2018, 15:40 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

La Liga: Ousmane Dembele salvages Barcelona late draw against Atletico

Ousmane Dembele's late contribution stopped Barcelona from falling to a second consecutive La Liga defeat and kept them one point ahead of Atletico in the standings. 

Nov 25, 2018, 11:13 AM IST

La Liga: Luis Suarez strikes late as Barca snatch victory at Rayo Vallecano

Valverde`s Barcelona lead La Liga with 24 points, four ahead of Atletico Madrid. 

Nov 04, 2018, 19:27 PM IST

FIFA World Cup 2018: France looking for answers after narrow Australia escape

France are hardly alone in struggling to put down weaker opponents, and they will be delighted to have emerged with the points against Australia, a win secured with great help from the VAR system and a lucky deflection.

Jun 18, 2018, 11:22 AM IST

World Cup friendly: Ousmane Dembele gem caps France win over Italy

 Ousmane Dembele scored a terrific goal in an impressive display for France as the World Cup contenders defeated Italy 3-1 in a friendly.

Jun 02, 2018, 11:35 AM IST

Ousmane Dembele strikes twice as Barcelona thrash Villareal 5-1

Barca are two matches away from becoming the first team in La Liga since 1933 to complete a season without losing and the first since the league was expanded from nine teams.

May 10, 2018, 11:33 AM IST

Barcelona's Dembele suffers another hamstring injury

Dembele will miss King`s Cup and La Liga matches but should return before the Champions League last-16 clash against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on February 20.

Jan 15, 2018, 19:28 PM IST

Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele set for Copa del Rey comeback against Celta Vigo

The French international has not played since tearing his hamstring at Getafe on September 16.

Jan 03, 2018, 13:13 PM IST

FC Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde admits pain of Neymar sale, but praises Lionel Messi, Ousmane Dembele

Ousmane Dembele finally arrived from Borussia Dortmund to try and fill the large Neymar-shaped gap in the squad, but the coach admits the 20-year-old is not a direct replacement for the Brazilian.

Jan 02, 2018, 17:39 PM IST