On episode 244, Dan and Francesc discuss Barcelona’s 4-1 loss to PSG in the first leg of their Champions League tie. They talk about what expectations should be moving forward, what the veterans (Busquets, Piqué, Alba) have left to give, and much more! Running Order: Was it more of a tactical breakdown or a lack of intensity? […]
Barcelona vs. PSG is a battle of the heavyweights, even if neither are leading their respective leagues. Neymar is out, Messi is being courted to come to Paris, and Kylian Mbappe is facing a depleted Blaugrana backline. The real question comes down to tactics – how will Mauricio Pochettino and Ronald Koeman set up their […]
Barcelona HUMILIATED 2-8 vs. Bayern: What’s next for Bartomeu, Abidal, Setién, Messi, and veteran players?
On episode 210, Dan and Francesc discuss Barcelona’s 2-8 defeat to Bayern Munich and the fallout from the humiliation. They talk a new manager, the future of certain players, the board, and much more! Running Order: Where does the club go from here? Who would be good candidates to take over for Setién? Can next season be […]
Culers knew Bayern Munich were better than Barcelona. But there was still hope. Over eight goals, the Bavarians destroyed all hope and sent the Blaugrana home in humiliation. How did Quique Setién get his tactics so wrong?
Barcelona will face Bayern Munich in the Champions League quarter-finals in Lisbon on Friday. While it is obvious that the German champions are the favourites to qualify for the next round, they would be wise to not underestimate a team with the Catalans’ experience and lead by six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi. As explained […]
Bayern Munich are the favorites, Barcelona are the underdogs. There is no denying that. Under Hans-Dieter Flick, the Bavarians are a dominant force, but there is still hope for the Blaugrana. How can Messi and Barcelona find a weakness in Bayern’s armor? Dan and Francesc broke down the match-up with Bayern Munich on the latest […]
“Bayern Munich will destroy Barcelona”, “Lewandowski will show Messi who is boss”, “Barca will be humiliated 7-0 vs Bayern again” – Signed: Anonymous Internet trolls hiding behind a keyboard all around the world. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves, shall we? Barcelona qualified for the Champions League quarter-finals by defeating Napoli (3-1 on the return […]
On episode 209, Dan and Francesc review Barcelona’s 3-1 win over Napoli in the Champions League. They talk the good, the bad, and the Messi, plus a preview of Bayern Munich, and much more! Running Order: Who were the best players against Napoli and who were the worst? Why didn’t Setién use his substitutes earlier (or at […]
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?
Barcelona will play Napoli in the second leg of the Champions League round of 16 in the Camp Nou on Saturday. While the 1-1 draw achieved in the first round in Italy gives Barca a slight advantage, the Catalans must chase a home victory from the initial whistle to avoid unwanted difficulties in the latter […]