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Was Messi’s Injury a Blessing in Disguise?

Was Messi’s Injury a Blessing in Disguise?

On the 21st of October, Barcelona played Sevilla in a well fought game, with the Blaugrana emerging as victors to a deceiving scoreline of 4-2. There were a plethora of problems which needed to be addressed. Defensive lapses, lack of concentration and organisation substituted by poor performances were all causes of apprehension but none of…

Barça-Villarreal game review : The Dembouz show

Barça-Villarreal game review : The Dembouz show

Having defeated Villarreal with ease (5-1) at the Camp Nou, Valverde’s men march on in their quest to hold on to their unbeaten record, with 2 games left to the end of the season.   Ernesto Valverde opted for a 4-3-3. Cillessen between the sticks, with the centre back partnership of Piqué and Vermaelen flanked…

Barça-Leganes : Match Review

Barça-Leganes : Match Review

After a not so convincing 4-1 win in the first leg of the Champions League quarter finals against Roma, Barça hosted Leganes for La Liga’s matchday 31, with Culés hoping Valverde would rest some key players now that fatigue seems to have caught up with them. Valverde’s men lined up in a 4-2-3-1. Ter Stegen…

Barça-Roma : Match Review

Barça-Roma : Match Review

Roma is a team culés seemed to welcome in the quarter finals, then again, no team that made it this far is an easy team. Under Eusebio Di Francesco, Roma have become a solid side that plays good attacking football, but also could snatch a win the dirty way. Mostly relying on the physicality of…

Barça-Atléti : Match review

Barça-Atléti : Match review

Having won their last five games in all competitions, scoring 16 and conceding only 4 goals, Atlético Madrid headed to the Camp Nou hoping to get the win and make the title race on once again after numerous setbacks from Messi and co. Matchday 27 was bound to be a promising tactical encounter as well,…

The Real Catalan Derby : Match Review

The Real Catalan Derby : Match Review

Matchday 25 was a very special day, Girona’s first visit ever to the Camp Nou. In what might be deemed as the New and Real Catalan Derby, Camp Nou dressed up for the occasion. With an attendance of over 80 000 people all waving Catalan flags, chanting and about to enjoy a feast of football…

Chelsea-Barça : Match review

Chelsea-Barça : Match review

Having topped their group with Juventus coming second, FC Barcelona drew Chelsea FC in the RO16, this game has become quite a Champions League classic given the repetitive meetings and heated nature of the encounters. Valverde went to the game without taking any risks and fielding his best starting XI. The 4-1-3-2, which is a…

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