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Match Preview: FC Barcelona v. Olympiacos Ernesto Valverde takes on a familiar foe as Barcelona returns to European action.

The Fixture Barcelona completes the first round of group stage fixtures in the Champions League with a home matchup against Greek champions Olympiacos. This meeting will be particularly meaningful for Ernesto Valverde, who managed the Greek club for three season across two stints between 2008 and 2013. After winning against Juventus and Sporting on the… Keep Reading

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona v. Atletico Madrid The Blaugrana return from the international chase with a tough test against Atleti.

The Fixture Barcelona’s stars, and Lionel Messi in particular, return from a decisive international break and look to get back into winning ways during one of the tougher portions of this season’s schedule. Away to Atletico Madrid represents the second most difficult league fixture on the schedule, and Barcelona’s first trip to the Wanda Metropolitano… Keep Reading

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona v. Sporting Lisbon The Blaugrana return to European action with a trip to the Portuguese capitol.

The Fixture Barcelona looks to continue their perfect start to the season with a second straight victory in the Champions League. The Blaugrana kicked off the group stage with a huge 3-0 victory against Juventus and now travel to Lisbon to take on another undefeated side in their penultimate fixture before the October international break.… Keep Reading

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Barça Comes From Behind To Beat Getafe Barcelona left it late, but two vital substitutes made all the difference in the second half.

Barcelona delivered what was an all-together listless performance on tilt against Getafe. This was a somewhat predictable outcome if you consider the defensive nature of the opposition and Ernesto Valverde’s decision to field a team with no rotation and only one regular starter on the bench. I can see why Valverde took a chance on… Keep Reading

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