Griezmann struck in each half after his partnership with Karim Benzema bore fruit in satisfying fashion to put the world champions on 12 points from six matches at the top of the group.
Published on Sep 08, 2021 07:50 AM IST
Reuters | , Lyon
In one of the most eye-catching moves on Europe's deadline day, Atletico secured the return of Griezmann, whom they sold for a reported 120 million euros ($141.68 million) in 2019.
Published on Sep 01, 2021 09:32 AM IST
- Griezmann will be making his 101st appearance with Barcelona when the club visits Athletic Bilbao in the second round of the Spanish league on Saturday. The French striker finally has the opportunity to take center stage and become a protagonist in Messi’s absence.
Published on Aug 19, 2021 05:06 PM IST
Lionel Messi helped set up two late goals to force extra time, and Barcelona went on to beat Granada 5-3 on Wednesday to reach the Copa del Rey semifinals — giving fans hope that the club won't go two straight seasons without a trophy.
Published on Feb 04, 2021 07:13 AM IST
The loss followed Saturday’s shock defeat by Cadiz and meant Barca failed to finish top of their group for the first time in 13 seasons and will be unseeded for the last-16 draw.
Updated on Dec 09, 2020 06:20 PM IST
Messi hit back last week, saying he was tired of being blamed for problems at Barcelona. Griezmann said he could no longer remain silent on the matter.
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 11:46 AM IST
Antoine Griezmann, Pedri and Ousmane Dembele also scored for Barca while Antonio Sanabria and Loren Moron replied for Betis, who had Aissa Mandi sent off on the hour-mark.
Updated on Nov 08, 2020 10:17 AM IST
Messi only needed four minutes to impact the match when he smartly skipped over a pass to let it run though for Griezmann to tap home.
Updated on Nov 07, 2020 11:19 PM IST
Associated Press |Associated Press
Croatia has never beaten France, losing the last Nations League encounter and the 2018 World Cup final by the same score of 4-2. It was also beaten 2-1 in the 1998 World Cup semifinals.
Updated on Oct 15, 2020 10:13 AM IST
Zagreb, Croatia |Associated Press
Cristiano Ronaldo, only the second male player to reach a century of goals for a national team, scored twice in Portugal’s 2-0 away win against Sweden.
Updated on Sep 09, 2020 07:32 AM IST
Associated Press |Associated Press
La Liga: Barcelona strong enough to cope without Antoine Griezmann in final two games, says Luis Garcia
Former Barcelona and Atletico Madrid player and current La Liga ambassador Luis Garcia believes that the Barcelona squad have enough strength to comfortably pull off good results in the next two games.
Updated on Jul 14, 2020 11:27 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Karan Prashant Saxena
Real Madrid are on the verge of clinching its first La Liga title in three season. The Los Blancos are currently holding the top spot and a point ahead of Barcelona with a game in hand.
Updated on Jul 13, 2020 08:22 PM IST
Press Trust of India |Press Trust of India
The club did not say how long the Frenchman is expected to be out, but he is not expected to fully recover for Barcelona’s last two league matches. It also remains unclear if he will be fit for the team’s Champions League game against Napoli in August.
Updated on Jul 12, 2020 06:36 PM IST
Barcelona |Associated Press
The World Cup champion from France can barely get on the field as Barcelona try to defend their Spanish league title.
Updated on Jul 01, 2020 09:17 PM IST
Suarez, who has scored 11 league goals this season, was initially set to miss the majority of the campaign after undergoing knee surgery in January before the season was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March.
Updated on Jun 15, 2020 07:25 PM IST
Messi can be seen in the image with fellow forwards Luis Suarez, Antoine Griezmann, midfielder Arturo Vidal and defenders Jordi Alba and Gerard Pique.
Published on Jun 13, 2020 07:03 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service |Indo Asian News Service
Barca’s all-time top scorer calmly chipped the ball into the net in the 81st minute after Sociedad defender Robin Le Normand had been penalised following a VAR review for hitting the ball with his arm as he contested a cross.
Updated on Mar 08, 2020 09:22 AM IST
Tuesday’s result left the Serie A side with a huge task in the return at Camp Nou on March 18 but the famously fiery coach refused to accept his side were out of the running in the round of 16 tie.
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 02:17 PM IST
Barcelona ended the game with 10 men after Arturo Vidal was sent off with two minutes to go after picking up two yellow cards, following an angry clash with Napoli defender Mario Rui.
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 08:55 AM IST
The result leaves Barcelona trailing on goal-difference atop La Liga before leaders Real Madrid’s Sunday home game with Celta Vigo.
Updated on Feb 15, 2020 11:46 PM IST
Barcelona |Agence France-Presse
Messi’s double, as well as goals from Antoine Griezmann, Clement Lenglet and Arthur Melo rounded off an emphatic win at Camp Nou, where Barca successfully bounced back from Saturday’s surprise La Liga loss away at Valencia.
Updated on Jan 31, 2020 10:44 AM IST
Madrid |Press Trust of India
The loss of Suarez will be offset somewhat by the fact Barcelona signed France ace Antoine Griezmann last summer with the World Cup winner starting to find form with the Catalan club.
Updated on Jan 12, 2020 09:43 PM IST
Madrid |Agence France-Presse
Lionel Messi’s Barcelona will head into 2020 with a two-point advantage over second-place Madrid after completing 18 of 38 rounds.
Updated on Dec 26, 2019 12:12 PM IST
Real Madrid had climbed three points clear after beating Espanyol, but Ernesto Valverde’s side were at their vibrant best as they dispatched visitors Mallorca at the Camp Nou.
Updated on Dec 08, 2019 09:11 AM IST
Messi, who has scored 10 times in his last nine games, was also at the heart of the goal which extinguished Dortmund’s hopes of a result in the 67th minute, slipping a wonderful through ball for Griezmann that the Frenchman could happily stroke first time past Roman Burki.
Updated on Nov 28, 2019 09:48 AM IST
When Barca signed Griezmann last summer for 120 million euros from Atletico Madrid, many wondered where the Frenchman would fit into their stacked front line, which would have swelled further had Paris Saint-Germain come to terms over a deal for Neymar.
Updated on Nov 26, 2019 10:08 AM IST
Griezmann’s place in the newly-formed attacking trident has not been secure this season but the Frenchman opened the scoring at Ipurua before teeing up Messi and then playing the crucial pass for Suarez to make it three.
Updated on Oct 19, 2019 08:35 PM IST
Barca play at home to Inter Milan on Wednesday looking for lift-off in the Champions League after a goalless draw against Borussia Dortmund made for an underwhelming start to their latest bid for success in Europe.
Updated on Oct 01, 2019 12:48 PM IST
Barcelona |Press Trust of India
Barca signed Griezmann after paying his 120-million-euro buyout clause in July, prompting Atletico to claim the Catalan club had negotiated with the Frenchman without their permission.
Updated on Sep 26, 2019 10:11 PM IST
Madrid |Agence France-Presse
His withdrawal will be a major concern for Barca, particularly given this was Messi’s first start of the season after just recovering from a niggling calf injury sustained at the start of August.
Updated on Sep 25, 2019 09:56 AM IST