5 Headlines from Barcelona’s 3-2 Loss vs. Athletic Club | Copa del Rey

One week of training was all Xavi got with close to his full team. Barcelona are out of the Copa del Rey, falling 3-2 in extra time to Athletic Club, but the top headline is Ansu Fati getting injured again. Pedri also came off limping, and put in a Man of the Match performance before […]

Barcelona, Koeman, Messi hungry for 31st Copa del Rey trophy

After losing the 2019 Copa del Rey final to Valencia, it’s been awhile (by modern Blaugrana standards) since the Catalans raised a trophy. The man standing in their way in charge of Athletic Club is Marcelino, the same man that led Valencia to the win in 2019. Now Marcelino is in charge of a team […]

Rubber match for Barcelona against Athletic Club with second place on the line

Three meetings with a side like Athletic Club is too many match-ups in a month. The beef between players gets worse every time they meet, with 90 minute irritations turning into 270 minutes of what may feel like a marriage on the verge of divorce. In fact, it should be unsurprising that Lionel Messi, who […]