After losing three straight at home, Barcelona made sure it wasn’t four with a 2-1 win over Mallorca. Memphis Depay had a cool finish, Sergio Busquets scored the rare goal, and Ansu Fati brought the Camp Nou to their feet with his return to action.
La Liga is back and Barcelona got things started against Takefusa Kubo and Mallorca. Led by Messi and a surprise inclusion of Ronald Araújo, Barça took it to their opponents in a 4-0 win. The Barcelona Podcast breaks down the victory with a tactical breakdown and player grades.
La Liga is finally back! Barcelona travel to Mallorca to continue their push to the La Liga trophy. Takefusa Kubo, on loan from Real Madrid, gets all the headlines when he plays Barcelona, but if the Catalan giants drop points, Kubo’s less heralded teammates will play a big part.
On episode 197, Dan and Francesc discuss Barcelona’s path to the La Liga trophy. They talk about the challenges that Real Madrid face, Barça’s remaining schedule, players to watch out for on Mallorca, and much more! Running Order: What is most important to Barça’s title chances? How can Barcelona navigate their remaining schedule? What stands in Real […]
On episode 183, Dan and Francesc discuss the news that Barcelona will be playing behind closed doors, including for the Champions League match against Napoli. Your hosts talk about the intensity and behavior of Eder Sarabia, the playing time of Ansu Fati and Riqui Puig, why Mallorca is such a tough place to play, and much more! […]
With the situation in Catalonia continuing to escalate, the players for Barcelona shouldn’t have been blamed if their minds were elsewhere as they traveled to the Basque Country to face Eibar. Couple that with the general malaise that always seems to inflict Blaugrana legs when they return from the annual October international break and it […]
Samuel Eto’o has announced his retirement today after leaving Barcelona ten years ago. Eto’o is one of those puzzling cases of a player who succeeded despite never looking like the best player on his own team. Yet, his trophy cabinet is full and his individual records are numerous. Eto’o moved to Real Madrid from Kadji […]
The teams that finished in the bottom half of the La Liga last season (plus Real Betis who finished 10th) made a number of moves to change their fortunes this season. The three promoted sides wanted reinforcements as they made the jump. Here is Part 2 of the players that have swapped jerseys for the […]
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 […]