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- Barcelona announced Koeman’s firing shortly after the team’s 1-0 loss at Rayo Vallecano in the Spanish league on Wednesday. The loss followed a 2-1 home loss to rival Real Madrid in the “clásico” at the Camp Nou Stadium on Sunday.
Published on Oct 28, 2021 08:00 AM IST
Barca, who take on Atletico Madrid in LaLiga on Saturday, have won just one of their last five games in all competitions, leading local media to report Koeman is on borrowed time with a host of names being touted to replace him.
Published on Oct 01, 2021 06:41 PM IST
Reuters | , Barcelona
Koeman was dismissed in the dying seconds of the match for dissent after Sergio Busquets had kicked a second ball that was on the pitch into an opposition player to get the game stopped.
Updated on Sep 25, 2021 09:42 AM IST
Barcelona was held to a 0-0 draw by Cádiz in the Spanish league on Thursday, extending its winless streak to three matches and adding pressure on coach Ronald Koeman.
Published on Sep 24, 2021 08:32 AM IST
AP | , Madrid
- The Catalan club is in freefall with an injury depleted squad, misfiring players and bad finances.
Updated on Sep 22, 2021 09:04 PM IST
Dhiman Sarkar, Kolkata
Speaking ahead of Monday's home game against Granada, Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman said he is not worried about his future despite criticism in the wake of last week's drubbing by Bayern Munich in the Champions League.
Published on Sep 20, 2021 01:15 PM IST
Speaking ahead of Barcelona's opening La Liga fixture at home against Real Sociedad on Sunday, the Dutch coach stressed his excitement ahead of new campaign.st: Koeman
Published on Aug 14, 2021 07:40 PM IST
Koeman has another year left on his contract, but Laporta had said the club was considering whether to keep him in charge after a disappointing season in which Barcelona only won the Copa del Rey.
Published on Jun 03, 2021 10:24 PM IST
AP | , Barcelona
Atlético Madrid can ensure it clinches its first Spanish league title in seven years with a win at Valladolid, while Lionel Messi and Ronald Koeman could participate in their last game for Barcelona when they visit the already relegated Eibar.
Published on May 20, 2021 07:57 PM IST
AP | , Barcelona
The Catalans practically surrendered their chances of catching La Liga leaders Atletico Madrid after drawing 3-3 at Levante on Tuesday and trail them by four points with two games left.
Published on May 15, 2021 07:37 PM IST
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has admitted that his side lowered its intensity in the second half of the LaLiga clash against Levante.
Published on May 12, 2021 01:58 PM IST
The 0-0 draw at home to Atleti left Barca third in the standings, two points behind Diego Simeone's side and level with second-placed Real Madrid, who snatched a 2-2 draw against visitors Sevilla on Sunday.
Published on May 10, 2021 08:08 PM IST
Reuters | , Barcelona
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman, however, is confident that he has done all he can to convince Messi to continue his career with the Spanish club, despite another disappointing Champions League campaign.
Published on Mar 11, 2021 06:33 PM IST
- Barcelona faces an even bigger hurdle next week when it visits Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League trailing 4-1 from the first leg. But the team can aspire to keep up its positive momentum in the Spanish league.
Published on Mar 04, 2021 06:51 PM IST
Bartomeu, who hired Koeman last August but resigned in October to avoid facing a vote of no-confidence, was detained on Monday along with CEO Oscar Grau in a probe related to allegations of improper management and business corruption.
Published on Mar 02, 2021 08:20 PM IST
Barca lost the Spanish Super Cup final 3-2 last month after leading 2-1 in the 90th minute, while they drew 2-2 with Valencia in December from a winning position in the second half.
Published on Feb 23, 2021 09:33 PM IST
Lionel Messi appeared to put Barcelona on its way to an easy win in his club-record 506th league appearance in Spain.
Published on Feb 21, 2021 09:17 PM IST
PSG's Neymar hurt his thigh following a tackle in last week's French Cup tie at Caen and is being deprived of a reunion with his former club Barca as he misses a last-16 match for the third time in four seasons since moving to Paris in 2017.
Published on Feb 15, 2021 08:39 PM IST
PSG's Brazilian forward and former Barca player Neymar said back in November he wished to play alongside Messi again, while sporting director Leonardo said last month that the French side had a seat at the table of clubs wishing to sign the Argentine.
Published on Feb 04, 2021 08:43 AM IST
Barca will hold elections on Jan. 24 following Josep Maria Bartomeu's resignation last year but the lack of a permanent board means they are presently unable to trade in the transfer market, something Koeman hopes to do at the end of the month.
Published on Jan 09, 2021 05:51 AM IST
Barca’s all-time top scorer watched on helplessly from the empty Camp Nou stands as his side struggled against the minnows but Koeman said his captain had been working overtime to return to fitness.
Updated on Jan 02, 2021 06:47 PM IST
Halftime substitute Ousmane Dembele salvaged Barcelona a 1-1 draw when he scored in the 67th. That canceled out Kike García’s opener 10 minutes earlier after a ball-control blunder by center back Ronald Araújo.
Updated on Dec 30, 2020 08:59 AM IST
BARCELONA, Spain |Associated Press
Messi said a young team were growing under the Dutchman as they bid to improve on their current fifth place in La Liga, eight points behind leaders Atletico Madrid.
Updated on Dec 29, 2020 12:01 AM IST
Messi is Barcelona’s and the Spanish league’s all-time leading scorer. In January 2018, he became the most prolific scorer among Europe’s top leagues when he reached 366 league goals, surpassing Gerd Mueller’s Bundesliga mark of 365.
Updated on Dec 20, 2020 07:09 AM IST
BARCELONA |Associated Press
Barca face La Liga leaders Real Sociedad on Wednesday hoping to build on their slender 1-0 victory over Levante after suffering painful defeats by Cadiz and Juventus and making their worst start to a league season in 33 years
Updated on Dec 15, 2020 10:38 PM IST
Barca fell 12 points behind leaders Atletico Madrid with last week’s shock 2-1 defeat by Cadiz before losing 3-0 at home to Juventus to surrender top spot in their Champions League group
Updated on Dec 12, 2020 08:56 PM IST
Real Madrid edged Sevilla 1-0 Saturday for its first win after three straight league setbacks, while Atlético beat Valladolid 2-0 to win its seventh straight league game and Barcelona lost 2-1 at promoted Cádiz to stay far from the top.
Updated on Dec 06, 2020 10:18 AM IST
MADRID |Associated Press
Barca’s all-time top scorer Messi attempted to leave the Camp Nou in the close season, and is expected to walk away on a free transfer when his current contract expires in June.
Updated on Dec 04, 2020 08:37 PM IST
Messi had already been rested for the match against Dynamo Kyiv in the previous round. Midfielder Frenkie de Jong also had been left out of that match in Kyiv
Updated on Dec 01, 2020 06:32 PM IST
Associated Press |Associated Press
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman is resting Messi and midfielder Frenkie de Jong for the game against Dynamo Kyiv, when the Catalan club can secure a spot in the knockout stage for the 17th straight season.
Updated on Nov 24, 2020 06:14 AM IST
MADRID |Associated Press