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Match Review: Levante vs Barcelona

Match Review: Levante vs Barcelona

Matchday 16 – Levante vs Barcelona Venue: Ciutat de Valencia Attendance: 23736 Referee: Jose Luis Gonzalez Gonzalez Last season it was Levante who put an end to our unbeaten run in the league in the penultimate game, killing all our hopes of finishing the season as invincible, as they put five past us in the…

The Genius of El Guaje

The Genius of El Guaje

The modest mining village of Tuilla was just like any other in Spain when it came it football: dozens of kids out on the streets every single day. They’d be chasing a ball, and a dream to play for La Roja, from dusk till the time their mothers would drag them home. David Villa Sánchez was…

Unexpected Pragmatism

Unexpected Pragmatism

You’d think the team that broke 11 records last season — including the one for most goals, most wins, and being the first team ever to reach 100 points in the league — would just peak there and not think of getting any better the following year. That’s simply not how Josep Guardiola operates. He’s…

Strangled Steadiness

Strangled Steadiness

To his credit, football history is littered with Marcelo Bielsa’s name. The current Leeds United manager has been a mentor to some of the greatest managerial minds — like Guardiola, Pochettino, and Simeone — and has been an advocate of many pioneering philosophies and unique things in the footballing world. However, no one could have…