LA LIGA:REAL MADRID VS FC BARCELONA

The catalans made to pay for a poor defensive showing in the first half. Trust Leo Messi to try to score directly from a corner kick against arguably the best keeper in the world. 3-5-2 formation from Barcelona was read like a book by Zidane who found an avenue for attack down the flanks. OnlyContinue reading “LA LIGA:REAL MADRID VS FC BARCELONA”

LA LIGA:FC BARCELONA VS REAL VALLADOLID

When think of FC Barcelona you automatically think goals. Last night against Valladolid they were uncharacteristically blunt in front of goal they needed a whole 90 minutes to find the all important winner. Valladolid gave a good account of themselves, their best chance coming from Kodro who struck the post with 9 minutes on theContinue reading “LA LIGA:FC BARCELONA VS REAL VALLADOLID”

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE:PSG VS FC BARCELONA

Last night could be the very last champions league game for Messi in a Barcelona shirt.Yes there was a time when the 4-1 first leg deficit was meat and drink for a Barca team in many a season past but this is a side in transition and aging as well. Ronald Koeman to be fairContinue reading “CHAMPIONS LEAGUE:PSG VS FC BARCELONA”

LA LIGA:BARCELONA VS ATHLETIC CLUB

Leo Messi got a measure of revenge for the Super Cup defeat and red card last month with his 650th goal for Barcelona. The free kick was well taken but how about Athletic using a taller player to cover the post next time. Pjanic is proving to be an able replacement for Rakitic raking inContinue reading “LA LIGA:BARCELONA VS ATHLETIC CLUB”

LA LIGA:ATHLETIC CLUB VS FC BARCELONA

Barca are showing signs of getting back to something close to their best evidenced by their win at the San Mames on Wednesday. Defensive fragility is their number one enemy. One gets the feeling they are one major signing away(A DEFENDER PREFERABLY) from getting to challenge for the title.Inaki Williams made it look so easy,Continue reading “LA LIGA:ATHLETIC CLUB VS FC BARCELONA”

ARE FC BARCELONA BACK ON THE RIGHT TRACK?

Barca are slowly regaining form following their lackluster start to the season. A win over top of the table La Real lifted them to fifth although some way off top spot. Barcelona are work in progress at the moment.They have co-opted several young players this season like Dest and Araujo so they will certainly takeContinue reading “ARE FC BARCELONA BACK ON THE RIGHT TRACK?”