Carlo Ancelotti's men cruised to a 4-1 victory over the Dutch champions in their Champions League group-stage clash at Allianz Arena.
Chelsea have set their sights on Paris Saint-Germain and Brazilian center back Thiago Silva and his agent hasn't ruled out a switch to Stamford Bridge in the near future.
Chelsea are reportedly set to conduct talks with Santos over the possibility of securing the transfer of Brazilian wonderkid midfielder Thiago Maia.
Pep Guardiola, Barcelona's creative mastermind is creating a monster of a team. It is not just about the glamorous boys who always get the limelight. There is more to them than Messi, Xavi and Iniesta. TheHardTackle analyses the Catalan giants.
Pep Guardiola delivered a wild ride for the fans during his first three seasons. He has to keep innovating to keep his opponents guessing. What can we expect this season? TheHardTackle presents one such view.
With the third successful season completed, Pep Guardiola is now enjoying a well-earned break with his family. But his task for the upcoming season will be an even more difficult one. The team will soon begin their pre-season followed by another round of El-Clasicos and an intense first round of La Liga games awaits the Spanish and European Champions. He has always managed to make his midfield dominate the game. But can his midfield do the same again? Ever since Guardiola took over this team, his policy has been very clear – impose their football style over any opponents no matter who and force them to react. His main weapon is his midfield. A combination of patient football trying to control the game and create as much chance as possible. No team has managed to force them onto the backfoot yet. The one team that has managed to stand up to them in terms of possession is Valencia. The last […]
Another successful season comes to an end for FC Barcelona. With the La Liga and UCL championship in their cabinet, the debate now is are they the best of all time?
With 10 more points to mathematically seal the league, Barcelona welcomes Osasuna. After a disappointing Cope Del Ray final, a chance to bounce back for Barca. TheHardTackle presents the match preview and other facts.
Finally the UEFA Champions League away match jinx, under Pep Guardiola, is broken and FC Barcelona secured their first away victory in Europe against Shakhtar Donetsk at the Donbass Arena. TheHardTackle brings to you the match analysis.
Atletico Madrid have always been a difficult adversary for FC Barcelona. The last time these two teams met, FC Barcelona came out with all three points but lost Messi to a reckless tackle by Ujfalusi. THT previews the clash of the Titans.