Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Manchester United's David de Gea.

Player Ratings: Barcelona 3-0 Manchester United

By Naveen Kelvin | April 17, 2019

Manchester United were thoroughly battered at the Camp Nou as Barcelona emerged victorious with a 3-0 win, a Lionel Messi brace and a Philippe Coutinho beauty winning them the tie. Let us have a look at how the Red Devils fared on the night David De Gea – 3.5 Exceptionally poor from the Spaniard who…

Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring their third goal.

Coutinho To Reject Man United Move After Being Booed At Old Trafford

By Kunal | April 16, 2019

Philippe Coutinho has failed to live up to the mighty expectations since making his big-money move from Liverpool to Barcelona. The Brazilian international is yet to establish himself as a first-choice forward in Ernesto Valverde’s lineup. However, even his recent performances indicate that he is a long way off from realistically achieving that target. Multiple…

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde.

Valverde Talks About Man United’s “Special” Threat Ahead Of The Second Leg

By Kunal | April 16, 2019

Ernesto Valverde has admitted that he is wary of Manchester United’s ability to score late goals. The Red Devils are set to visit Camp Nou for the second leg of their Champions League quarterfinal, with the first leg ending 1-0 in Barcelona‘s favour. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men will need to score at least twice to…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Manchester United's Ashley Young walk on to the pitch.

Potential Lineups: Barcelona vs Manchester United

By Naveen Kelvin | April 16, 2019

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be seeking to climb a mountain twice as his Manchester United visit Camp Nou to try and make a dent in the 1-0 away goal advantage that Barcelona have notched in their quarter-finals clash. The Champions League loves to see these two teams clash and now let us have a look…

Manchester United's Scott McTominay and Chris Smalling in action with Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Smalling Reveals What Messi Said To Him About The Bloodied Nose

By Kunal | April 13, 2019

During the build-up to Manchester United‘s quarter-final clash against Barcelona, Chris Smalling grabbed all the headlines when he stated that he was very much up for the challenge of facing off against Lionel Messi. While numerous followers of the game labeled him as unrealistic and over-confident, the Englishman proved his worth during the 1-0 defeat…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Manchester United's Marcos Rojo at half time.

How Lukaku’s Mother Reacted Upon Meeting Messi

By Naveen Kelvin | April 13, 2019

Football is a game that often houses wholesome moments. Despite the recent trend pointing to scandalous incidents and moments that defied sportsmanship on and off the field, the heartwarming sights always pop up during games, regardless of the intensity of the match at hand. A player like Lionel Messi has always attracted eyeballs, regardless of…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Manchester United's Ashley Young walk on to the pitch.

Mourinho Names The ‘Mad Dog’ That Caused Barcelona Problems At Old Trafford

By Rajdeep Saha | April 12, 2019

Scott McTominay produced a brilliant display in midfield for Manchester United against Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals first leg tie at Old Trafford. The 22-year-old created a lot of problems, and deserves all the plaudits. Despite United’s 1-0 loss, the youngster was one of the positive factors for the Old Trafford unit. McTominay…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi and Manchester United's Marcos Rojo at half time.

Solskjaer Reveals What He Said To Messi After The Full-Time Whistle

By Kunal | April 12, 2019

Barcelona finally managed to bag a victory at Old Trafford this Wednesday night, as they beat Manchester United 1-0 in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final. The sole goal arrived early in the game, after Luke Shaw accidentally deflected a Luis Suarez header into the back of his own net. The Catalan giants…

Barcelona's Luis Suarez in action with Manchester United's Chris Smalling.

Smalling Comments On Messi’s Bloodied Nose

By Naveen Kelvin | April 11, 2019

Manchester United were defeated 1-0 by Barcelona during the first-leg of their quarter-final Champions League tie at Old Trafford. A Luke Shaw own-goal was the only thing that separated the two sides, and it was the sort of loss that flatters the winning team. Barca weren’t the threat they normally are in Europe, with the…

Manchester United's Scott McTominay and Chris Smalling in action with Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

What Man United Fans Are Saying About McTominay’s Performance vs Barcelona

By Kunal | April 11, 2019

Despite facing a 1-0 defeat on the night, Manchester United were far from poor against Barcelona in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-final tie. The visitors bagged an early goal after Luke Shaw deflected a Luis Suarez header into his own net, but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men fought back expertly, keeping the Catalans…

Manchester United's Scott McTominay and Chris Smalling in action with Barcelona's Lionel Messi.

Manchester United 0-1 Barcelona: 5 Things We Learned

By Naveen Kelvin | April 11, 2019

Manchester United’s tryst with Barcelona continued at Old Trafford on Wednesday in the Champions League, as the Spanish side emerged victorious with a 1-0 scoreline courtesy of a Luke Shaw own goal. The game wasn’t the Barca walkover that most pundits had predicted. Quite to the contrary, the erstwhile confident and well-passing side was brilliant…

8 Players That Played For Both Barcelona And Manchester United

By Kunal | April 10, 2019

Barcelona and Manchester United are all set to meet in what will be an exciting clash of the heavyweights in the quarter-final stage of the UEFA Champions League this season. Both teams boast of world-class superstars who will undoubtedly put up an impeccable show whilst trying their best to lead their sides to the penultimate…

Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with Chris Smalling during the press conference.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Knows Gerard Pique’s Weakness

By Naveen Kelvin | April 10, 2019

Manchester United take on Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the Champions League, with the first-leg set to be played out at Old Trafford. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are the clear underdogs, despite the unprecedented nature of their win over PSG in the Round of 16. The La Liga giants will be a formidable opponents to…

Manchester United's Marcos Rojo and Barcelona's Lionel Messi after the game.

How Man United Players Reacted After Finding Out About Barcelona Draw

By Naveen Kelvin | April 10, 2019

Manchester United’s Champions League journey this season has been a host of ups and downs. Their assigned group was greeted with a mixture of apprehension and hope, with the Juventus games best highlighting their woes and strengths. Nevertheless, upon being drawn to PSG in the Round of 16, more than one supporter considered it the…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi poses with his Ballon d'Or trophy next to his teammates Andres Iniesta (L) and Xavi Hernandez.

Xavi Names The Three Manchester United Players That Can Hurt Barcelona

By Kunal | April 10, 2019

Xavi has revealed the area where Manchester United can truly hurt Barcelona. The Catalan giants are set to visit Old Trafford for the first leg of the UCL quarter-finals on Wednesday night, and many consider the away side to be the clear favourite to win the tie and proceed to the next round. While Barcelona…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their first goal with Arturo Vidal.

Potential Lineups: Manchester United vs Barcelona

By Naveen Kelvin | April 10, 2019

It’s Manchester United vs Barcelona, and Old Trafford will bear witness to the quarter-final clash. These two sides have featured in some of Europe’s most dramatic games, and the goals have always been plenty. Lionel Messi is the man to be stopped if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and company wish to go into the second leg…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi (C) in action with Manchester United's Nemanja Vidic (R).

Barcelona vs Manchester United 2011 CL Final Starting XI: Where Are They Now?

By Kunal | April 9, 2019

Manchester United and Barcelona are set to collide once again on the grandest stage, as the two European juggernauts have been drawn against each other in an exciting Champions League quarter-final match-up. The last time these two teams met in a competitive fixture was in the 2011 UCL final, wherein Pep Guardiola’s Catalan giants emerged…

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo in action with Manchester United's Victor Lindelof and Chris Smalling.

Chris Smalling’s Reaction On Facing Leo Messi In The UCL Quarter-Finals

By Kunal | April 9, 2019

Chris Smalling has had his say on facing Barcelona on Wednesday night. Alongside Victor Lindelof, Smalling has established himself as the first-choice central defender under new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Englishman is also expected to start in the upcoming midweek Champions League encounter, as Manchester United prepare to host the mighty Barcelona in an…

Man Utd manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with Chris Smalling during the press conference.

What Solskjaer Said About Lionel Messi Ahead Of The Barcelona Clash

By Kunal | April 9, 2019

Manchester United are all set to host Barcelona in a mouth-watering Champions League clash at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. While an enormous task for the Red Devils, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men have already shown what they are capable of by knocking PSG out of the competition, and they will be eager to pull off…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their first goal.

Throwback: Sir Alex Ferguson’s Tactic To Stop Leo Messi

By Kunal | April 9, 2019

Sir Alex Ferguson is unarguably one of the greatest managers the game of football has ever witnessed. He built several incredible rosters during his 26-year stint at Manchester United, transforming the club into a major European force. Not many teams have managed to best Sir Alex’s Red Devils on multiple occasions. However, one team that…

Barcelona's Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring their third goal.

Coutinho Eager To Knock Man United Out Of The UCL For ‘Personal Satisfaction’

By Kunal | April 9, 2019

Philippe Coutinho has admitted that knocking Manchester United out of the UCL will give him ‘double personal satisfaction’. The Brazilian international secured a sensational switch to Barcelona in January 2018, after having spent five-and-a-half seasons at Premier League outfit Liverpool. During his time in England, the playmaker played a vital role in many of Reds’ important…

Manchester United's Paul Pogba celebrates after the match.

Barcelona President Reveals Why Barcelona Failed To Sign Paul Pogba

By Kunal | April 9, 2019

In the summer of 2016, a host of powerhouses from all across Europe were eager to prize Paul Pogba away from Serie A giants Juventus. However, Manchester United were the ones to eventually come out on top, re-signing the Frenchman for a mammoth fee of £89 million and breaking the world transfer record in the…

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde during the press conference.

What Barcelona Manager Said About United Ahead Of Champions League Clash

By Kunal | April 8, 2019

Ernesto Valverde has admitted that he is wary of facing a ‘powerful’ Manchester United side. The Red Devils are set to collide against Barcelona in the quarterfinals of the Champions League, with the first leg of the classic encounter set to be played at Old Trafford come Wednesday night. While the Catalan giants, who currently…

Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic celebrates scoring their fifth goal.

What Ivan Rakitic Said About Solskjaer’s United Ahead Of Champions League Quarter-Finals

By Kunal | April 6, 2019

Ivan Rakitic has heaped praise on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United side. The Red Devils are all set to take on Barcelona in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League, with the first leg to be played at Old Trafford on Wednesday night. While the La Liga giants seem to be the clear favourites to…

Manchester United's Juan Mata celebrates scoring their first goal.

One Of Europe’s Biggest Clubs Trying To Sign Juan Mata

By Kunal | April 1, 2019

Barcelona intend to sign Juan Mata on a free transfer this summer. The Spaniard is on the verge of becoming a free agent, as his current contract with Manchester United shall expire at the end of the ongoing campaign. The Mancunians are keen to offer the 30-year-old a new one-year deal – a decision that…

Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their first goal.

Barcelona Eye Manchester United Star As Suarez Replacement

By Kunal | March 30, 2019

Barcelona have set their sights on Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford. Star striker Luis Suarez hasn’t been performing as per his usual standards for the Catalan giants. The 32-year-old has been on the scoresheet less frequently this term, and age seems to be catching up with the Uruguayan international. The former Liverpool superstar has scored…

Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates scoring their first goal.

Barcelona Star Philippe Coutinho Available For €80m

By Naveen Kelvin | March 22, 2019

The financial side of football has always been somewhat of a paradox. In some cases, overhyped young talents command enormous transfer fees, while certain players excel in their fields and remain content with sub-par wage packages. While hype and numbers alone would paint a picture of an expensive player to be an exceptional one, it…

General view during training.

Griezmann Keen On Leaving Atletico; His Preferred Club Uninterested

By Naveen Kelvin | March 19, 2019

Antoine Griezmann certainly sought an intriguing method to announce his contract extension earlier this summer, prior to the World Cup. Back then, the Frenchman was embroiled in a saga wherein Barcelona were believed to be on the cusp of landing him from Atletico Madrid. However, the 28-year-old instead chose to remain with his present club,…

Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo reacts.

What Messi Said About Ronaldo’s Hat-trick Against Atletico

By Kunal | March 15, 2019

Lionel Messi has heaped praise on Cristiano Ronaldo for his performance against Atletico Madrid. The Portuguese superstar was sensational against Los Rojiblancos, as he scored a hat-trick to help Juventus overcome a first leg 2-goal deficit and win the tie 3-2 to proceed to the quarterfinals of the Champions League. While the entire footballing fan-base…

Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic celebrates scoring their fifth goal.

Why Manchester United Have Given Up Their Pursuit Of Ivan Rakitic

By Kunal | March 14, 2019

Manchester United have cooled their interest in Ivan Rakitic. The Premier League giants were said to be pursuing the Barcelona superstar, so as to bring him in as a potential replacement in case of Paul Pogba’s departure. The star Frenchman was heavily unsettled at the Old Trafford club, especially due to his infamous rift with…

Manchester United's Alexis Sanchez during the match.

Manchester United Offer Alexis Sanchez To His Former Club

By Kunal | March 14, 2019

Barcelona are uninterested in re-signing Alexis Sanchez from Manchester United. Alexis Sanchez’s move from Arsenal to Manchester United has not gone according to plan. In the 41 appearances he has made for the Red Devils in all competitions so far, he has only managed to score five goals. The Chilean international was expected to improve…

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho before the match.

Jose Mourinho Jokes About Barcelona Superstar

By Naveen Kelvin | March 4, 2019

Manchester United have been a thoroughly different team following the departure of Jose Mourinho in December. The Portuguese tactician presently serves a pundit and provides his assessments and inputs to a variety of big games. Links have been strongly suggesting that a Real Madrid stint could be in the Special One’s future. If that is…

Barcelona's Luis Suarez celebrates after scoring their first goal.

Barcelona Interested In Signing £87m-Rated Star To Replace Luis Suarez

By Kunal | February 22, 2019

Barcelona are keeping an eye on Manchester United starlet Marcus Rashford. The Englishman has improved drastically since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took charge of the Red Devils, having bagged 6 goals and 3 assists in his past 12 appearances. The 21-year-old has already replaced Romelu Lukaku as the first-choice striker at the Theatre of Dreams, and…

Patrick Kluivert Backs Rashford To Replace Luis Suarez At Barcelona

By Rajdeep Saha | February 7, 2019

Former Dutch football hero Patrick Kluivert believes that Premier League stars Marcus Rashford and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are capable of succeeding talisman Luis Suarez at Barcelona. Suarez has been one of the most prolific goal-scorers at both club and country level. He has also been a success at Barcelona, having netted 168 goals in 227 appearances. The…

Manchester United's Paul Pogba and St Etienne's Florentin Pogba after the game.

Pogba’s Brother Reveals Which Club The Midfielder Will Join After Leaving Man Utd

By Rajdeep Saha | January 29, 2019

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is enjoying a fine run under interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Frenchman has been in the thick of action, making assists and scoring goals. Pogba has played a prominent role in helping the club win eight successive matches across all competitions. The 24-year-old, who struggled under former manager Jose…

Netherlands' Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong after the match.

7 Things That Will Happen After De Jong Joins Barcelona

By BF Staff | January 23, 2019

Frenkie de Jong is allegedly the latest player that Barcelona are looking to sign before the end of the winter transfer window. Let us have a look at what would occur if the Dutch midfielder goes to the Camp Nou:

Ronaldo vs Messi: Jose Mourinho’s Response When Asked Who’s Better

By Vikram Gupta | January 22, 2019

The Cristiano Ronaldo vs Lionel Messi debate still goes on, and in other news, the sky is blue. It has been over a decade since the footballing world has been split in two when it comes to picking their superhero. While one Argentine has done it all at the club that gave him the opportunity…

Paris Saint-Germain's Adrien Rabiot and Kevin Trapp celebrate after the game.

Perfect, If Done Right: How Rabiot Could Fit At Barcelona

By Naveen Kelvin | January 9, 2019

Barcelona have reportedly secured the services of Adrien Rabiot who will join them in the summer on a free transfer. Let us have a look at how the Frenchman will fit in with the La Liga giants: What Barca are likely securing through the 23-year-old is a player for the future. His arrival won’t solve…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal.

Messi Fooled Six Getafe Players With Phenomenal Pass

By Vikram Gupta | January 7, 2019

This season’s La Liga is tilted heavily in Barcelona‘s favour already, and last night’s win against Getafe ensured they have a 5-point lead at the top, with the season almost half over. To make things better, Real Madrid lost at the Bernabeu once again, which means they now occupy the 5th position in the standings,…

Real Madrid's Isco celebrates scoring their first goal.

Five European Giants To Battle It Out For Isco

By Kunal | January 2, 2019

Isco has expressed a firm desire to depart from Real Madrid. The Spanish international has reportedly grown fed up with life under Santiago Solari, and is now looking for a new challenge away from the Spanish capital. In fact, the player has already told his father, who is also his agent, to establish contact and schedule…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi on the substitutes bench before the match.

Lionel Messi Responds To Cristiano Ronaldo’s Serie A Challenge

By Naveen Kelvin | December 28, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo has certainly been enjoying life with Juventus, his most recent antic sustaining the side’s domestic unbeaten streak and bringing his goal tally to 12. However, what fans have been missing is the brilliant rivalry between Ronaldo and Messi – the saga that dominated world football for several years and single-handedly provided the La…

5 Players Barcelona Can Sign In The Winter Window

By BF Staff | December 18, 2018

The winter window draws closer every day and European giants will be eager to make their mark upon the brief transfer period. Barcelona, in particular, will be seeking to bring in some reinforcements to strengthen their European hopes. Here are a few players they can sign in order to do so:  

Netherlands' Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong after the match.

Ajax’s In-Demand Starlet 95 Percent Certain Of Leaving Come Summer

By Kunal | December 12, 2018

The 21-year-old midfield talent has been heavily impressive this season, which has attracted attention from several European powerhouses like Bayern Munich, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City, and Manchester United, to name a few. However, Catalan giants Barcelona remain the frontrunners in this transfer race. In fact, the player’s father has already admitted that Camp Nou would…

How Ronaldo Reacted When Asked If He Misses Messi After Leaving Spain

By Kunal | December 11, 2018

Cristiano Ronaldo has declared that he has not missed Lionel Messi since moving to Italy. Ronaldo and Messi have shared the fiercest individual rivalry in world football for more than a decade now, but it only reached that level when the former joined Real Madrid in 2009, and began competing with the Argentine’s Barcelona on…

HILARIOUS! Lionel Messi Confirms Pique Is A Liar After Bizarre Free-Kick Goal

By Kunal | November 29, 2018

Barcelona registered a 2-1 win over PSV on Wednesday night thanks to goals from Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique, so as to seal the top spot in their Champions League group. While the Argentinian scored the opener with a strong left-footed strike, he assisted the second through a direct free-kick, which was poked in by…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates scoring their second goal.

Lionel Messi’s Brilliant Reply To Whether He Can Do It On A ‘Cold Night In Stoke’

By Shawn Ivan D'souza | November 19, 2018

Pitches in Rosario prepared Lionel Messi to adjust to any condition in the world, claims the legend himself. Lionel Messi is undoubtedly one of the greatest players in the history of the game. The Argentine International has been excellent in front of goal since making his debut for Barcelona 15 years ago. The 31-year-old forward…

Barcelona's Lionel Messi reacts.

How Messi Reacted When Pogba Said Kante “Stopped Him”

By Naveen Kelvin | November 18, 2018

Being cheeky isn’t a trait that footballers save for the pitch. If anything, their social media and off-the-field presence often brings out all the wit there is, and the banter certainly seems endless at times. Of course, it is the interaction shared by superstars of the great game that is savored the most, and perhaps…

France's Paul Pogba in action with Argentina's Lionel Messi.

This Is What Pogba And Messi Talked About In Dubai

By Rajdeep Saha | November 17, 2018

Amidst the ongoing international break, Paul Pogba recently caught up with Lionel Messi in Dubai. Pogba, who missed Manchester United‘s derby encounter against City last weekend, was left out of Les Bleus squad, as Didier Deschamps didn’t want to risk the midfielder. That saw Pogba use his holiday time in Dubai. It was during this…

Nominees for the UEFA Men's Player of the Year award, Lionel Messi, Gianluigi Buffon and Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo Names His Five Picks To Win The Ballon d’Or – Ignores Messi

By Rajdeep Saha | November 1, 2018

The race for the Ballon d’Or is intensifying, and once again, the focus will be on talismen Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. But this time, another player is likely to challenge the duo, with that being Real Madrid superstar Luka Modric. Both CR7 and Messi are looking for their sixth Ballon d’Or crowns. In the 30-man…

Barcelona's Gerard Pique talks with Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos at the end of the match.

How Gerard Pique Reacted To Barcelona Fans’ Abusive Chants Towards Sergio Ramos

By Naveen Kelvin | October 29, 2018

Sergio Ramos is a player that is hard to love; if you aren’t a Real Madrid fan, that is. The Spanish centre-back is one of the best in the world in his spot, but that brilliance comes with an attitude and a hot head that isn’t appreciated much. As of such, when El Clasicos come…

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