Lionel Messi scored a goal in each half, including his 50th from a free kick, as Barcelona won its seventh straight game in all competitions since the Argentina star returned to the starting lineup after a long injury layoff
Political unrest in Spain's Catalonia region has thrown the blockbuster clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid into doubt as reports emerged that the match will now be played in December instead of the scheduled date - October 26.
Catalonians enraged over the imprisonment of separatist leaders are presenting Madrid with one of its biggest challenges in months. The latest violence came as protesters began a three-day march to the regional capital.
Neymar, 27, was pictured arriving at Barcelona's El Prat airport on Thursday ahead of his date in court, where he is suing the La Liga champions over an unpaid loyalty bonus of 26 million euros ($30.69 million).
In Lionel Messi's absence, Barcelona have made a lacklustre start to the season, losing their opening game to Athletic Bilbao before taking just four points from fixtures against Real Betis and Osasuna.
Coliseum Alfonso Perez has been host to many great nights in Spanish football history. Home ground of Getafe CF, the Stadium has become a ground to be feared by all other teams with each passing season in La Liga.
Barcelona has one foot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League after beating Arsenal 2-0 at the Emirates Stadium with a second half brace from Lionel Messi. Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger says there was “no excuse” as he assesses his team’s performance.
The latest in virtual reality technology has been turning heads at the Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona. The likes of Samsung and LG Electronics have also been unveiling their latest smartphones, as they seek to stem a slump in the industry. “You can see a very clear break towards the ‘internet of things’ compared […]