Pedro Rodriguez

  • Lionel Messi helps Barcelona end skid, beat Bilbao 2-1 April 21, 2014

    Barcelona: Lionel Messi ended Barcelona's run of three straight losses and kept them in the Spanish league title chase by scoring a late free kick to complete their 2-1 comeback win over Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. Messi's 75th-minute goal answered some of the criticism the club's all-time leading scorer had received...
  • Barcelona ease past Malaga 3-0, reclaim top spot January 27, 2014

    Spain: Barcelona were unfazed by the recent departure of their club president amid a lawsuit as they eased to a 3-0 win over Malaga on Sunday to reclaim their share of the Spanish league lead. Lionel Messi didn't score but he played a part in two goals, setting up Pedro Rodriguez...
  • Pedro nets three as Barcelona rally for 5-2 win at Getafe December 23, 2013

    Barcelona: Pedro Rodriguez filled in for Barcelona's missing star forwards by netting a hat-trick in 10 minutes to erase a two-goal deficit in a wild 5-2 win at Getafe on Sunday. The entertaining victory ensured the defending Spanish champions retained their share of the league lead with Atletico Madrid. With Barcelona's strike-duo...
  • Barcelona need a point and top display against Celtic December 11, 2013

    Madrid: FC Barcelona coach Tata Martino knows his side still have some homework to do when they entertain Glasgow Celtic at the Camp Nou Stadium. Barca's surprise defeat away to Ajax two weeks ago has kept the Spanish club in suspense over topping the pool for an easier draw in the...
  • Rodriguez scores hat-trick as Barcelona thrash Rayo Vallecano 4-0 September 22, 2013

    Spain: Pedro Rodriguez scored three goals and Victor Valdes saved another penalty in Barcelona's 4-0 win at Rayo Vallecano on Saturday, keeping the defending Spanish league champions perfect through five rounds. Pedro scored from a pass by Lionel Messi in the 33rd minute and added two more goals in the 47th...
  • Spain beat France 1-0 in World Cup qualifying March 27, 2013

    Paris: Spain bounced back from their mini-slump and dismissed early talk of a decline by beating France 1-0 on Tuesday to return to the top of their World Cup qualifying group. Pedro Rodriguez bundled home the winner from close range as Spain moved one point ahead with three games now...
  • Pedro scores twice as Barcelona thrash Espanyol 4-0 January 7, 2013

    Barcelona: Barcelona continued their record start with 17 wins and a draw to maintain their 16-point lead over third-place Madrid. The leaders opened up a 12-point advantage over second-place Atletico Madrid ahead of their game later at Mallorca. Barcelona coach Tito Vilanova returned to the touchline for the first time since...
  • Ibrahimovic's one-man show sinks England November 15, 2012

    London: Zlatan Ibrahimovic illuminated a low-key night of international friendlies on Wednesday, scoring an audacious overhead kick from 30 yards to cap his four-goal display in Sweden's 4-2 win over England. Ibrahimovic's one-man show in Stockholm - featuring what both his opponents and pundits hailed as one of the greatest...