Alexis Sanchez

  • Valencia stun Barcelona 3-2 in Spanish league 01-02-2014 10:48 PM

    Madrid: Barcelona stumbled to a 3-2 home loss against Valencia on Saturday, giving Atletico Madrid a chance to move into sole possession of first place in the Spanish league. The Spanish champion's decision not to sign a defender during the January transfer window may have backfired after Valencia took advantage...
  • Alexis Sanchez hat-trick helps Barcelona return to La Liga summit 05-01-2014 10:50 PM

    Barcelona: Alexis Sanchez hit a treble as Barcelona swept aside Elche 4-0 to return to the top of La Liga on goal difference ahead of Atletico Madrid on Sunday. Showing no sign of missing injured Lionel Messi and rested Neymar, Barca took an early lead through Sanchez and Pedro made...
  • Lionel Messi draws another blank but Barcelona win derby 02-11-2013 08:10 AM

    Madrid: Barcelona extended their near-perfect start to the season when Alexis Sanchez tapped in at the far post from Neymar's clever assist to secure a 1-0 win at home to city rivals Espanyol in La Liga on Friday. The biggest surprise of the night was that Barca's World Player of...
  • EL Clasico: Neymar leads Barcelona to 2-1 win over Real Madrid 26-10-2013 11:21 PM

    Barcelona: Neymar scored in his first 'clasico' and set up Alexis Sanchez for an exquisite decider as Barcelona beat Real Madrid 2-1 at Camp Nou in the Spanish league on Saturday. With Lionel Messi oddly quiet, Neymar opened in the 19th minute from close range after receiving Andres Iniesta's pass...
  • Sanchez scores twice as Barcelona defeat Real Valladolid 4-1 06-10-2013 08:11 AM

    Spain: Spanish leader Barcelona, meanwhile, didn't miss the injured Lionel Messi as they cruised by Valladolid 4-1 at home with Neymar scoring once and setting up one of Alexis Sanchez's two goals. Barcelona extended their club record with an eighth win in as many games to start the league under...
  • Alexis' late goal lifts Barcelona to 3-2 over Sevilla 15-09-2013 01:37 AM

    Barcelona: Alexis Sanchez scored in injury time to give Barcelona a 3-2 win over Sevilla on Saturday, as the Spanish champion stayed perfect through four rounds before starting their Champions League campaign. Barcelona appeared to have the win easily in hand after goals by Dani Alves and Lionel Messi, but...
  • Barcelona rest Xavi, Alexis for Valencia game 31-08-2013 05:54 PM

    Spain: Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino will rest regular starters Xavi Hernandez and Alexis Sanchez for Sunday's Spanish league match at Valencia. Martino says "Xavi and Alexis have played a lot and, according to my criteria, it was time to rest them for a match." Xavi is Barcelona's reference in midfield...
  • La Liga: Barcelona rout Levante 7-0 at Camp Nou 19-08-2013 12:43 AM

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi scored two goals and set up another on Sunday to help mark the debut of Neymar and Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino in a 7-0 thrashing of Levante, ensuring the Spanish champions start their title defense in style. With signature signing Neymar watching from the bench, Messi almost...
  • Barcelona register easy win over 10-man Espanyol 27-05-2013 09:43 AM

    Barcelona: With Lionel Messi injured and Brazil striker Neymar yet to arrive, Barcelona still had little trouble beating 10-man Espanyol to leave the Spanish league champions only one victory away from equaling the Spanish league's record point haul. Forward Alexis Sanchez scored in the 14th minute after a passing combination...
  • Barcelona beat Atletico to celebrate 22nd La Liga title 13-05-2013 08:04 AM

    Madrid: Not even an injury to Lionel Messi in the 2-1 victory over Atletico Madrid on Sunday could dampen Barcelona's celebrations at winning their 22nd Spanish league title. Messi started his first match in six rounds because of a recurring right hamstring injury, but he left the field in the...
  • Messi nets two to push Barcelona to the verge of title 06-05-2013 08:03 AM

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi netted two goals within 15 minutes of coming on as a substitute to give Barcelona a 4-2 comeback win over Real Betis on Sunday and push his team to the brink of the Spanish league title. After his teammates had rallied back twice to level at 2-2,...
  • Barcelona's Alexis out for a month with injury 15-11-2012 07:57 PM

    Madrid: Barcelona forward Alexis Sanchez will be out of action for four weeks after damaging ligaments in his right ankle while away on international duty with Chile, the La Liga leaders said on Thursday. The 23-year-old suffered the injury and had to be substituted during Chile's 3-1 friendly defeat to...