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Real Madrid 1-1 Barcelona: Real press excellently but tire and allow Barca chances

January 31, 2013
Real Madrid 1-1 Barcelona: Real press excellently but tire and allow Barca chances

Real pressed effectively in the first half, but Barcelona exerted their dominance after the break. With various absences, Jose Mourinho was forced to name a makeshift backline – Ricardo Carvalho played alongside Rafael Varane, Alvaro Arbeloa had to play left-back, so Michael Essien deputised on the right. New signing Diego Lopez started in goal, Jose...
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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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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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