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Match Review: Barcelona vs Eibar

Match Review: Barcelona vs Eibar

Barça played their first home game of 2019 as they welcomed Eibar to Camp Nou. Following a disappointing midweek loss against Levante in the cup, Barça was looking for a win that would take their unbeaten streak to six in a row. Barça has been successful against Eibar in recent times as they have notched…

Match Review: Barcelona vs Getafe

Match Review: Barcelona vs Getafe

Barça travelled to Madrid to face the high-flying Getafe at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez. The styles between the 2 teams have been contrasting this season with Getafe keen on defending and keeping it tight, while Barça continue to keep the ball and attack. Barça have had an average possession of 62.8% behind Betis while Getafe…

Match Review: Barcelona vs Celta Vigo

Match Review: Barcelona vs Celta Vigo

Barça hosted Celta Vigo on Match Day 17 before the 2 week Spanish football break. Barça have struggled against Celta Vigo off late with 3 draws in their last 5 competitive fixtures. Meanwhile, Celta Vigo has struggled this season, currently languishing in 9th place with a shaky defence. Though they have scored 28 goals this season,…

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…

What were the odds?

What were the odds?

Joan Gamper sought like-minded individuals, wanting to form a football club based in Barcelona, and so, he posted an ad in the newspaper. The ad said that he was “wishing to organise the matches in Barcelona, requesting that everyone who likes this sport contact him..” One month later on November 29, 1899, twelve attended a…

Math Review: Barcelona vs Tottenham

Math Review: Barcelona vs Tottenham

Barcelona continued their unbeaten run in Champions League home games, which now stretches to 29 matching Bayern Munich’s record. The match ended 1-1 with goals from Dembélé and Lucas Moura. Meanwhile, the draw helped Tottenham progress to the Round of 16. Formation and Lineups It was widely expected that Ernesto Valverde would rotate his squad…

Why the Ballon d’Or Has Lost its Credibility

Why the Ballon d’Or Has Lost its Credibility

The Ballon d’Or is an annual award given by France Football to the best footballer according to journalists from over 180 countries. The award, formerly known as the FIFA Ballon d’Or since 2010 parted its ways with the Federation in 2016, each now having separate awards.On the 3rd of December 2018, Croat Luka Modrić won…

Match Review: Barcelona vs Espanyol

Match Review: Barcelona vs Espanyol

Match Day 15 witnessed the Catalan derby with Espanyol hosting Barcelona at the RCDE stadium. Though it’s considered to be one of the toughest fixtures on the calendar for Barça, they had a good away record with 5 draws and 6 wins; the last defeat coming in the 2006/07 season. Barça would have been buoyed…

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