Pique Farewell! Europa League Draw with Manchester United and Barça beat Almeria 2-0

On episode 408, Dan and Levon discuss the Europa League draw and Gerard Pique’s farewell at the Camp Nou. They talk about Barcelona’s 2-0 win over Almeria, the revelation of Alejandro Balde, decision-making of Dembele, and much more! Running Order: Should Barça be excited about the Man United draw? Why did the home crowd cheer Pique? Is […]

Unlocking the Wingers! Xavi’s Plan and Pique’s Retirement

On episode 407, Dan is joined by The Purist to discuss how Xavi’s project is coming along, with an emphasis on the wings. They talk about Pique’s retirement, Europa League opponents, the ups and downs of Dembele and Raphinha, and much more! Running Order: What is the reaction to Pique’s announcement? Who should Barça want to […]

Legacy of Failure! Barça lose to Bayern and Eliminated from the Champions League

On episode 405, Dan and Rafa Aldamuy discuss Barcelona’s 3-0 loss to Bayern Munich and where Xavi must take his team next. They talk about Xavi’s failed tactics, the good things that Barça did, the financial ramifications of UCL elimination, and much more! Running Order: How did Bayern use Barcelona’s press against them? Did anyone play well […]

Positive Audition! Barcelona take down Villarreal and de Jong excels as the pivot

On episode 403, Dan reviews the 3-0 win over Villarreal as Frenkie de Jong showed something as the pivot. He talks Ballon d’Or ceremony, Lewandowski’s scoring rate, and much more! Check out our merch store: https://the-barcelona-podcast.creator-spring.com/Listen on Apple Podcasts iOS App, Spotify and, if you want to support the show, head over to Patreon for more content!Become a Patreon to support the […]

Big Changes Ahead? Barcelona lose in El Clásico and Busquets’ Role in Question

On episode 402, Dan and Levon discuss Barcelona’s 3-1 loss to Real Madrid in El Clásico. They talk about what went against Barcelona, if Xavi should move on from Busquets, the recipe for bouncing back, and much more! Running Order: How should Xavi approach bouncing back? Can Busquets still be starting? How would Frenkie de Jong be […]

On the Brink! Assigning Blame After Inter and El Clásico Next

On episode 401, Dan and Domagoj Kostanjšak discuss Barcelona’s 3-3 draw with Inter Milan and where Xavi got it wrong. They talk about the mistakes by the veterans, what it will take against Real Madrid, Domagoj’s book on Messi, and much more! Running Order: Where did Xavi go wrong? What needs to change for the club? How […]

Uninspired Again! Barça deal with Celta but leave questions for Inter

On episode 400, Dan and Emile discuss Barcelona’s 1-0 win over Celta de Vigo and the unimpressive way the match was played. They talk about the veterans, ter Stegen’s form, options against Inter, and much more! Running Order: Are the veterans still the problem? Can ter Stegen keep this up? How did the backline handle Celta? How […]

Is Frenkie the Answer? Barça in the middle and Messi return

On episode 399, Dan and Rafa Aldamuy discuss how Xavi will handle Celta with Inter Milan in mind. They talk about the new faces we may see, the most important thing for Xavi to look at ahead of Inter, and much more! Running Order: What academy players could feature against Celta? How can Barcelona break down Inter? […]