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Madrid, Barcelona, Oviedo.
Sports Columnist — Guardian

Football, politics, history, sunsets, Estela, mugs, bad jokes, #tsfp. 'Fear And Loathing in La Liga', 'Catholicism, War and the Foundation of Francoism'. 15,999

Luis Suarez now enjoys a starring role at Barcelona — Barcelona moved four points clear at the top of the table with a 2-1 clásico victory over Real Madrid, secured thanks to goals from Jeremy Mathieu and Luis Suárez. Mathieu scored with a header from a Messi free kick (his twenty-second assist of the season), before Cristiano Ronaldo equalised, assisted by a gorgeous backheel from Karim Benzema.

Luis Suárez adds bite to Barcelona in victory against Real Madrid — Xavi and Sergio Busquets pulled on fluorescent bibs, clambered out of the dugout and set off up the touchline together, greeted by a roar as eloquent as the wild, desperate way that Jérémy Mathieu had just hacked the ball up the pitch.

Barcelona’s Luis Suárez lauded by both coaches after winner against Real — The Barcelona manager Luis Enrique described Luis Suárez as the man who Barcelona were missing after his superb strike secured a 2-1 clásico victory over Real Madrid that helps them take a big step towards the league title.

Barcelona 2-1 Real Madrid — Barcelona and Real Madrid have traded places; they may also have traded roles. Four points ahead eight games ago, Madrid are now four points behind after Barcelona beat them in a chaotic, open gamein which it was the Catalans who scored with a header from a corner and a goal on the break.

Luis Enrique not getting carried away as Barcelona tipped to win Clasico — Barcelona coach Luis Enrique says his side must not take any notice of the euphoria among Blaugrana fans and pundits ahead of Sunday's La Liga Clasico at home to Real Madrid.

El clásico pendulum swings to Barça and Lionel Messi before Real Madrid clash — Cristiano Ronaldo laid down the Ballon d'Or on the plinth in front of him and began his acceptance speech, Sepp Blatter to the left of him, Thierry Henry to the right. As he drew to a close he thanked everyone and then paused.

Barcelona Real Madrid games have always transcended football writes Sid Lowe — Luis Enrique ducked the first question but they weren't going to give up that easily so back they came again, and again and again. There were 32 hours to go until Barcelona faced the English champions Manchester City; defeat could see them get knocked out of Europe, while victory would see them reach the quarterfinal for the eighth consecutive season.

Barcelona v Real Madrid: El Clásico live webchat with Sid Lowe! — Our Spanish football correspondent will be online from 1pm GMT (2pm CET) to answer all your questions before Sunday's showdown

Lionel Messi the maestro breathtaking as Barcelona’s perfect provider — P ep Guardiola put his hands over his face, like he could not quite believe what he had just seen. To the right, his father was laughing; to the left, Manuel Estiarte, the former water polo player and Guardiola's consigliere first in Catalonia and now in Bavaria, sat wide-eyed and open-mouthed.

Spain is finally fighting against match fixing, the ultimate crime in football — Real Betis's Jordi Figueras led the way, followed by Antonio Amaya from Rayo Vallecano and then Betis captain, Jorge Molina. Osasuna's former captain Patxi Puñal turned up too, and so did Espanyol's captain Sergio García.
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Mar 26, 2015

RT @CBurleyESPN: Would just like to clarify, I'm no relation to Kay Burley. Thanks.

Mar 26, 2015

RT @krishgm: Am confused whether Kay Burley is supposed to ask supplementaries? She didn't with Cameron but does with Miliband #BattleForNumber10

Mar 26, 2015

RT @MochineGun: LRT: "shall we pick this tall superhero-looking motherfucker, or his runty goofy-looking brother with no presence? hmmm." @OllyDawes @labour

Mar 26, 2015

RT @BeardedGenius: Burley is suddenly asking a lot of questions that aren't about cereal. Funny that.

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