Xavi Hernandez Says Barcelona ‘Heads Held High’ After Spanish Super Cup Clasico Defeat

Xavi Hernandez said his young Barcelona team could leave with their “heads held high”, despite losing to Real Madrid in the semi-final of the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday. Barca were beaten 3-2 after extra-time in Saudi Arabia to make it five consecutive Real Madrid victories in Clasico games. But Xavi’s side, who sit 17 […]

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Real Madrid Dominance Leaves Barcelona Hoping for Clasico Upset in Spanish Super Cup Semifinal

It is traditional to say there are no favourites in the Clasico but this time even Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti was unable to keep up the pretence. For the past decade, there has been some justification in the usual platitudes, the assertion that games between Real Madrid and Barcelona have a rhythm unto themselves, […]

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