After two losses, Barcelona finally got back in the win column in an ugly victory in the Basque Country. The headline though – the entire Barça backline picked up either major or minor knocks, with three of the four being forced off the field.
Barcelona vs. Real Sociedad 6-1 | Messi and Dest both get two in Anoeta masterclass | La Liga Match Review
Three Barcelona birthdays (Jordi Alba, Antoine Griezmann, Ronald Koeman, plus Ronaldinho) would have been enough to celebrate, but the Blaugrana gave Culers six more reasons to celebrate today. The 6-1 win over Real Sociedad was comprehensive from front to back, with big performances from Messi and Dest, who both had two goals, Alba, Griezmann, Dembélé, […]
Courtesy of a Man of the Match performance from Marc-Andre ter Stegen and a goal and solid performance from Frenkie de Jong, Barcelona move on to the Spanish Super Cup final after beating Real Sociedad 3-2 on penalties. Riqui Puig delivered the final blow in penalties.
Lionel Messi will be unavailable for the Spanish Super Cup semi-final against Real Sociedad, and Koeman will still need to play his strongest XI possible. For those wondering – with Champions League, La Liga, and Copa del Rey, is the Spanish Super Cup important at all? The answer is yes, but recent changes to the […]
Real Sociedad came in as league leaders, though they hadn’t beaten Barcelona at the Camp Nou in almost three decades. Barcelona played like league leaders in the first half, but La Real turned things around for the second half and the Blaugrana squeaked out the 2-1 win. So what did Koeman get right from the […]
Real Sociedad is currently sitting in first place in the La Liga table after Atlético Madrid faltered against Real Madrid over the weekend. Manager Imanol Alguacil isn’t a flashy name, but he has led La Real to their earned spot at the top with a combination of system, savvy leadership, and academy depth. Lucky for […]
Real Sociedad currently sit atop the La Liga table, and it’s no fluke. As Barcelona sit in crisis off the field (and a little bit on it), there may be a thing or two the Catalans could learn from the Basque club. From the academy to signings to sporting project, La Real have earned their […]
The Spanish Super Cup was over before it began. Facing last year’s champion in the competition, the Barcelona Femení dominated Real Sociedad from start to finish. Goals from Marta Torrejón and Alexia within the first ten minutes gave the match the feeling that it was over when it had hardly begun. Torrejón’s connection with Caroline […]
Ahead of the 2019-2020 edition of the Spanish Super Cup, the Barcelona Podcast looks at the history of the often overlooked competition. From Lionel Messi to Txiki Begiristain, the Catalan club has been the example of excellence in capturing the trophy.
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 […]