PEDRO RODRIGUEZ

  • Barcelona rout Huesca 8-1 in Copa de Rey December 17, 2014

    Pedro Rodriguez netted a first-half hat trick as Barcelona crushed third-tier Huesca 8-1 in the Copa del Rey, while Valencia joined the Catalans in the round of 16 after an eight-goal thriller with Rayo Vallecano on Tuesday. Celta Vigo and Almeria also advanced from a high-scoring night that saw 24 goals...
  • 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 30, 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 30 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 52 win at Getafe December 22, 2013

    Barcelona: Pedro Rodriguez filled in for Barcelona's missing star forwards by netting a hattrick in 10 minutes to erase a twogoal deficit in a wild 52 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 strikeduo...
  • 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 10 in World Cup qualifying March 27, 2013

    Paris: Spain bounced back from their minislump and dismissed early talk of a decline by beating France 10 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 40 January 7, 2013

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

    London: Zlatan Ibrahimovic illuminated a lowkey night of international friendlies on Wednesday, scoring an audacious overhead kick from 30 yards to cap his fourgoal display in Sweden's 42 win over England. Ibrahimovic's oneman show in Stockholm featuring what both his opponents and pundits hailed as one of the greatest...