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Real Madrid 1-2 Barcelona: Real start strongly but Barca eventually find a way through

January 19, 2012
Real Madrid 1-2 Barcelona: Real start strongly but Barca eventually find a way through

Carles Puyol and Eric Abidal were Barcelona’s unlikely goalscoring heroes in the first leg at the Bernabeu.
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Real Madrid 1-3 Barcelona: Real press early on, but tactical switch gives Barca the upper hand

December 11, 2011
Real Madrid 1-3 Barcelona: Real press early on, but tactical switch gives Barca the upper hand

Jose Mourinho surprised many with his team selection, but Pep Guardiola adapted to guide Barcelona to victory.
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Real Madrid v Barcelona – El Clasico tactical preview

December 9, 2011
Real Madrid v Barcelona – El Clasico tactical preview

Saturday night sees the seventh – and final – Clasico of 2011, and perhaps the one with the most tactical possibilities.
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Valencia 2-2 Barcelona: Emery gets the better of Guardiola early on, but Barca fight back

September 22, 2011
Valencia 2-2 Barcelona: Emery gets the better of Guardiola early on, but Barca fight back

Cesc Fabregas’ goal secured a point for Barcelona, but they were the weaker side in the first half.
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Barcelona 5-0 Villarreal: Guardiola switches to a 3-4-3 (diamond) and Barca run riot

August 29, 2011
Barcelona 5-0 Villarreal: Guardiola switches to a 3-4-3 (diamond) and Barca run riot

Barcelona demolished a lacklustre Villarreal side in their first La Liga game of the season.
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