Barça Could Be Tested By Galatasaray Team With Familiar Faces

If the year was 2013, Barcelona would probably be meeting Galatasaray in the quarterfinals of the Champions League. That season the team from Istanbul was actually knocked out by Real Madrid in the quarterfinals, losing 5-3 on aggregate but beating Los Blancos 3-2 in Turkey. Barça, meanwhile, was knocked out in the semifinals by that […]

Barcelona vs. Napoli | Europa League Preview | Players to Watch

Barcelona hasn’t been in the Europa League (then called the UEFA Cup) since Xavi’s days as a young player. Unfortunately, they’re back there again after 19 years and facing off against a Napoli side with plenty of Champions League caliber players. Dries Mertens, Lorenzo Insigne, and Victor Osimhen are just some of the names that […]

FC Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich | Champions League Preview | September 2021

Julian Nagelsmann versus Ronald Koeman. Bayern Munich versus FC Barcelona. Yes, the Bavarians are the favorites. Yes, Barça do have some demons to exercise after their 8-2 loss last year. That said, the Blaugrana are at the Camp Nou and fans are back in the stands for a Champions League night for the first time […]

Fresh Faces could write new chapter in El Clásico history

Last March, Vinicius Jr. scored his first goal against Barcelona in a 2-0 win. In October, Ansu Fati scored his first El Clásico goal in the 3-1 loss at the Camp Nou. There is a sense that those goals were only the first of many for those two in the match-up, and it’s unfortunate that […]

Barcelona look to avoid case of the Mondays against Huesca

Barcelona don’t often play on Mondays. That’s one of the benefits of being Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, or recently Atlético Madrid – weekends mean more eyes and there are more eyes on the giants, as unfair as it may be. That said, Barcelona should be the heavy favorites against Huesca regardless of the day of […]

Barcelona look to avoid second upset against Cádiz

After Barcelona fell 2-1 to Cádiz in the south of Spain in December, they found something that wasn’t there before and rattled off away win after away win in La Liga and the Copa del Rey. This time around Ronald Koeman may hope that this match against Cádiz is the first of that next string […]

Major rotation expected for Barcelona against Deportivo Alavés

On The Barcelona Podcast, we hold the view that no team should be overlooked. Any team in La Liga can beat any other La Liga team on any day, and Deportivo Alavés is no different. Yet, with Paris Saint-Germain awaiting Barcelona on Tuesday, Ronald Koeman has a few decisions to make. Starring an injury crisis […]