Barcelona beat Napoli 3-1 in a tale of two halves. At the Camp Nou, Messi was magical once again and de Jong had a sparkling performance. But it wasn’t all roses for the home team. Setién got his tactics right, but should he have been better?
The pain of recent exits has Culés on edge, but Barcelona are still the favorites against Napoli despite a short-handed squad. With limited options, what formation with Quique Setién send out against the Italian side? Arthur is in Brazil and Josep Bartomeu might be taking action. We discussed the drama around the Brazilian’s exit on […]
Barcelona are the favorites, but they will have their hands full with a dangerous Napoli side led by Kalidou Koulibaly at the back and Dries Mertens up top. But will an injury to an important player be the difference? Arthur won’t be available for Quique Setién and we discussed the drama around the Brazilian’s exit […]
On episode 181, Dan and Francesc discuss how Barcelona got out of Naples with a 1-1 draw. Your hosts break down the goals, debate who needs to be better for the Blaugrana, preview El Clásico, and much more! Running Order: How did Napoli exploit Barcelona’s weaknesses and how did Quique Setién respond? Can Setién get more out […]
With FC Barcelona drawing S.S.C. Napoli, it’s hard not to think of the few ties that bind the two clubs. Diego Maradona is of course the leading name. For a player so revered for his exploits on the field with Argentina and Napoli, his time at Barcelona was much smaller and less noticeable of a […]