Down to 10 men after conceding a goal and having Lewandowski sent off, Barcelona fought back through goals from Pedri and Raphinha to head into the break atop the La Liga table. How did Xavi’s team pick up the monumental win?
Whatever was missing against Galatasaray was found against Osasuna. A dominating 4-0 home win was capped off by a brace from Ferran Torres, a goal via the Aubameyang-Dembele connection, and an unlikely goal from Riqui Puig. Everything was clicking for Xavi’s team at the Camp Nou.
Nico Gonzalez and EZ Abde both scored their first goals for the first team, but unfortunately those goals were a bit in vain due to a late Osasuna comeback, finishing 2-2. The youngsters were good again, led by Gavi, but not everybody showed up in Pamplona.
Osasuna was not going to be an easy opponent, especially after the expected emotional letdown from the Sevilla remontada. ter Stegen kept the match scoreless (Barcelona’s 5th straight clean sheet) and the Blaugrana found a way through. Sensational goals from Jordi Alba and Ilaix Moriba (the first of his first team career) proved to be […]
Coming off a dominating 4-0 win in the Champions League, Ronald Koeman and his squad brought that form back to La Liga, dominating Osasuna 4-0. Braithwaite’s presence is being felt and Antoine Griezmann is reaping the benefits. Plus, a Messi goal was a good sign, but Messi’s tribute to Diego Maradona is what we’ll remember.
Barcelona’s 2-1 loss to Osasuna didn’t affect the title race, but it still showed the frailties of the Catalan side. Real Madrid captured the La Liga title, but is there anything that Barça can salvage for their Champions League challenge? Listen to the latest podcast: https://podfollow.com/the-barcelona-podcast
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 […]