FC Barcelona at the World Cup: Final

Updated entries for France, Croatia and Belgium Spain – Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, *Andres Iniesta While it was certainly the last we’ll see of Andres Iniesta, the future of the three current Barcelona players is less straightforward at national level. With the depth of Spain, it could be the end of all three and that’s […]

FC Barcelona at the World Cup: Semifinals

All dates are based on EST. Spain – Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, *Andres Iniesta While it was certainly the last we’ll see of Andres Iniesta, the future of the three current Barcelona players is less straightforward at national level. With the depth of Spain, it could be the end of all three and that’s with […]

FC Barcelona at the World Cup: Quarterfinals

All dates are based on EST. Spain – Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, *Andres Iniesta While it was certainly the last we’ll see of Andres Iniesta, the future of the three current Barcelona players is less straightforward at national level. With the depth of Spain, it could be the end of all three and that’s with […]

Yerry Mina: Colombia’s Sleeping Giant

By guest contributor Soham Banerjee (@IamSohamB). When Yerry Mina signed for F.C. Barcelona from SE Palmeiras in January of 2018 for a fee of 11.8 million euros and a buy out clause of 100 million euros, it seemed like good business for Barcelona. With Javier Mascherano on his way out at the club and Gerard […]

FC Barcelona at the World Cup: Round of 16

All dates are based on EST. Spain – Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, *Andres Iniesta While it was certainly the last we’ll see of Andres Iniesta, the future of the three current Barcelona players is less straightforward at national level. With the depth of Spain, it could be the end of all three and that’s with […]

FC Barcelona at the World Cup: Matchday 3

All dates are based on EST. Spain – Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, *Andres Iniesta Andres Iniesta was the best of the Barcelona players, but none of the four were remarkably good or bad. Credit is owed to a Morocco team that was better than their results, and Busquets had his hands full with an attacking […]

FC Barcelona at the World Cup: Matchday 2

All dates are based on EST. Spain – Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, *Andres Iniesta Iran made Spain work for the result in another match at this World Cup that proved that possession isn’t everything. Gerard Pique bounced back after a shaky performance against Portugal and Sergio Busquets was debatably Spain’s best midfielder for the second […]

FC Barcelona at the World Cup: Matchday 1

All dates are based on EST. Spain – Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets, Jordi Alba, *Andres Iniesta The early match-up with Portugal certainly lived up to its lofty billing, with all three Barcelona players (plus Andres Iniesta) playing major roles, for better or worse. Gerard Pique’s involvement in Antoine Griezmann’s “decision” video coupled with the foul on Cristiano […]