With so many injuries and suspensions, Xavi went with an XI full of faces we haven’t seen in awhile, and they looked the part. Barcelona and Getafe would both benefit from a point, and the teams battled to just that in a rather dull affair.
It wasn’t pretty, but Barcelona are now one of six teams atop the La Liga table on 7 points. Memphis Depay popped up again to save the day, Gavi got his official debut, and Ronald Koeman showed that he isn’t done experimenting. All in a days work in the 2-1 win over Getafe to kick […]
Against Getafe, you know it won’t be pretty. And two Messi goals, two penalties, two own goals, and a header from Ronald Araujo later, Barcelona survived Getafe to come away with three points at home.
The first match back from the international break is always expected to be an ugly one. Make the opponent Getafe and you’ve got a perfect recipe for a disjointed, uncomfortable affair. Koeman rotated with mixed results, including Pedri’s bright showing and Ousmane Dembélé’s obvious rust. But is it really doom and gloom again for the […]
With the transfer window shut, La Liga squads are set until January. There are plenty of new faces on new teams, some moving between La Liga squads and some from different leagues. Today we’re looking at each team’s summer recruits and who could turn the tide in their new home. In part 1, we hit […]
On episode 149 of The Barcelona Podcast, Dan and Robbie Dunne discuss the transfer window in La Liga entering preseason and which teams have made the biggest moves. They talk all 19 of Barcelona’s La Liga opponents with every major signing for each squad. From Real Madrid to Eibar and Sevilla to Mallorca, this show is a comprehensive preview of […]