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Barcelona looks to equal Madrid’s 100-point record

Barcelona players celebrate after scoring against Espanyol Sunday.
Barcelona players celebrate after scoring against Espanyol Sunday.

Even though Barcelona are just weeks removed from capturing the league title and celebrating as champions, even then they knew their work was not done. Due to their incredible season the Blaugrana retained the enviable position of equaling the amazing 100-point record mark set by Real Madrid last year.

No one should think for one second they will not try to achieve it.

Barcelona took care of business in their latest task as they defeated Espanyol 2-0 at Cornellà-El Prat. It didn’t take long to score, as Alexis Sanchez scored in the 14th minute after an incredible display of skill, beating the blanquiazules keeper Cristian Álvarez. Barca wouldn’t score until four minutes remaining in the game, as Pedro Rodríguez finished off a beautiful one-two with Xavi and volleyed it into the back of the net. Continue reading Barcelona looks to equal Madrid’s 100-point record

Sunday’s La Liga review

Aritz Aduriz fired Athletic Bilbao to a first away win of the season at Granada with two goals
Aritz Aduriz fired Athletic Bilbao to a first away win of the season at Granada with two goals

Sunday saw plenty of drama in La Liga, with some spectacular individual performances and late goals that could be pivotal in the Spanish league this season.

Aritz Aduriz’s first-half double fired Athletic Bilbao to their first away win of the season, ending their recent poor run against fellow La Liga side Granada who are also caught up in the season’s early relegation battle. Continue reading Sunday’s La Liga review