Saturday May 18, 2013 Day 36 Camp Nou

FC Barcelona v Real Valladolid

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  • Live Commentary

    • 90' FT Barcelona 2-1 Real Valladolid.
    • 89' GOAL! Perez sends Valdes the wrong way with a perfect penalty into the top corner.
    • 88' Valladolid penalty! Manucho is tripped by Montoya and the visitors have the chance to pull one back here...
    • 86' Valladolid clear but Alba then drives forward from left back, but fails to get the return pass from Villa.
    • 85' Montoya forces a corner as Barca probe for this elusive third goal.
    • 83' Barca sub: Tello on, Fabregas off.
    • 82' Barca are desperate to get a third, but this time Villa's through ball to Pedro is cut out.
    • 81' Another chance for Barca! This time Fabregas is the provider, sliding in a ball for Villa, who draws a good save out of Jaime. Pedro then somehow misses an open goal on the rebound!
    • 80' Barca chance! Fabregas creates a shooting chance, but bends his shot just wide. That would have been quite special.
    • 79' Chance for Montoya, who shifts the ball onto his left foot but sees his shot from the edge of the box batted away by Jaime.
    • 78' Manucho, formerly of Manchester United, has already added some presence in attack for Valladolid.
    • 76' Valladolid sub: Manucho on, Guerra off.
    • 75' Barca sub: Dos Santos on, Iniesta off.
    • 73' Valladolid, who are doing a decent job of keeping the score down, hack away another corner.
    • 71' Montoya drives into the box after it opened up for him but he is unable to get a shot away.
    • 69' Valladolid sub: Bueno on, Oscar off.
    • 68' Long ball forward almost finds Villa, but Rueda gets back to intercept.
    • 66' Barca sub: Thiago on, Busquets off.
    • 64' Another chance for Barca, but Pedro's attempted pass back to Xavi, who was waiting on the edge of the box, is intercepted.
    • 62' Great chance for Barca! Superb run by Fabregas, who drives down the left and pulls back for Pedro, who drops his shoulder to create a shooting opportunity - but grazes the top of the bar with his shot.
    • 60' Chance for Valladolid! A deep cross finds Oscar, who brings the ball down well with his chest and skilfully shifts the ball into a shooting position, but Valdes comes out to smother well.
    • 58' The tempo of the game has dropped. Barca know they have the measure of their opponents here.
    • 56' Fabregas gets into a good position 25 yards from goal, but sees his shot charged down.
    • 54' Villa times his run brilliantly to latch onto a ball over the top of the Valladolid defence, but he can't quite bring the ball down. If he had, he'd have been one-on-one with the keeper.
    • 53' Fabregas just misplaces his pass to Xavi, who had made a good run forward.
    • 52' Valladolid fail to clear and Xavi stabs an effort at goal from 20 yards, but Jaime makes a flying save to his left.
    • 50' Barca still dominating the possession stats: It stands at 65.5% after 50 minutes.
    • 48' Valladolid are trying to take the game to Barca early in the second half, but it's not working.
    • 46' We are back underway at Camp Nou.
    • 45' HT Barcelona 2-0 Real Valladolid.
    • 44' Xavi fires over the bar from the edge of the box.
    • 43' Barca are almost embarrassed to celebrate that goal.
    • 42' GOAL! Barca are 2-0 up and it's an own goal by Valiente. Iniesta's corner from the left bounces off Valiente's thigh and past his own goalkeeper.
    • 40' Xavi strides forward but his through ball is just ahead of Iniesta.
    • 39' Decent spell for Valladolid, but Alba intercepts a through ball intended for the marauding Balenziaga.
    • 37' Alba almost finds Villa with a through ball, but the pass is intercepted.
    • 35' Barca pinning Valladolid back again now.
    • 33' Chance for Barca! Xavi wins the ball and finds Iniesta, whose jinking run takes him into the box - but the Spain international fires over from 15 yards.
    • 31' Barca tiring Valladolid out with their brand of incessant quick passing.
    • 29' The rain is absolutely tipping down now!
    • 28' Brilliant low cross by Villa flashes across the face of the Valladolid goal.
    • 27' Chance for Valladolid! Guerra's knock down finds Oscar, but he sends a tame effort into Valdes's arms when he could have driven closer to goal and really tested the Barca keeper.
    • 26' A hush has fallen around Camp Nou. They're expecting to be entertained tonight.
    • 24' Then a tame shot from distance is claimed easily by Valdes.
    • 23' Balenziaga spots the run of Guerra, but his shot from an impossible angle is blockd by Alba.
    • 22' That's Pedro's ninth goal of the season - his sixth in the league.
    • 21' GOAL! Barca are ahead! Rueda gives the ball away cheaply to Xavi, who drives forward and feeds Pedro, who fires under Jaime. It's been coming.
    • 20' Villa latches onto Alba's through ball, but he's half a yard offside.
    • 18' There was a severe weather warning issued in Barcelona today and now the umbrellas are popping up in the stadium. The rain is starting to fall heavily here.
    • 16' Villa latches onto Iniesta's through ball and maintains the pressure with a corner.
    • 15' Predictably though it's all Barca, who are continuing to probe.
    • 14' A long, sweeping pass by Pique finds Villa, who takes the ball down on his chest but his shot is blocked by Balenziaga, who has been kept busy early on.
    • 12' Beautiful back heel by Villa into Iniesta's path. Barca playing champagne football before they've popped the cork.
    • 11' A rare attack for Valladolid, but again confidently taken by Valdes.
    • 9' Busquets drives forward from midfield and finds Pedro, but he can't quite find Villa with a cute pass on the edge of the box.
    • 7' Balenziaga concedes another corner under pressure from Fabregas.
    • 6' It's relentless pressure from Barca here. The visitors continually hacking the ball clear.
    • 5' Valladolid give the ball away cheaply and Montoya motors over the halway line but is halted on the edge of the box.
    • 4' Valladolid on the attack, but Valdes comes out confidently to pluck a cross from the sky.
    • 3' Villa tries to curl one into the far corner, but he bends it just wide.
    • 2' David Villa forces an early corner for Barca, but the visitors manage to get it clear.
    • 1' KICK OFF. We're underway at Camp Nou.
    • 19.55 Carles Puyol (knee), Eric Abidal (calf), Dani Alves (back), Adriano (thigh) and Lionel Messi (thigh) all miss out for Barca tonight. Valladolid are without midfielder Ebert and centre back Rukavina, but can call on highest goal scorers: Oscar (12 goals), Manucho (8 goals), and Javi Guerra (7 goals).
    • 19.50 BARCELONA: Valdes, Montoya, Pique, Mascherano, Alba, Xavi, Busquets, Iniesta, Pedro, Fabregas, Villa. Subs: Pinto, Bartra, Song, Dos Santos, Thiago, Alexis, Tello /// REAL VALLADOLID: Jaime, Balenziaga, Rueda, Valiente, Pena, Larsson, Rubio, Perez, Omar, Oscar, Guerra. Subs: Hernandez, Sereno, Baraja, Bueno, Sastre, Rama, Manucho.
    • 19.45 Hello everyone. Welcome to live coverage of Barcelona vs Real Valladolid at Camp Nou.

Team Line-up & Ratings

  • FC Barcelona

    Manager: Tito Vilanova

  • Real Valladolid

    Manager: Miroslav Djukic

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