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Match Preview: FC Barcelona v. Getafe

The Fixture Barcelona looks to continue their perfect start to the season with a fourth straight victory in La Liga. The Blaugrana have not conceded a goal in 270 minutes of league play so far and their 3-0 win against Juventus in the Champions League during the week will have Ernesto Valverde’s men feeling invincible.… Keep Reading

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How Barcelona Got Revenge On Juventus Ernesto Valverde's Barça looked a lot more dangerous than his predecessor's iteration.

After being held scoreless at the Nou Camp and beaten 3-0 in Turin against Juventus in the Champions League knockout round last season, Barcelona returned the favor in the opening game of the group stage this campaign. With a new manager, a different No. 11 and some familiar tactics from the club’s golden age, Barcelona… Keep Reading

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Barça Run Rampant Against Juve Barcelona began their European campaign with a statement victory at the Nou Camp.

Given the way both of Barcelona’s matchups with Juventus went last season, when their attack was stale, their superstars were absent and their defense was breached by two moments of brilliance from Paulo Dybala, just about anything positive from this Champions League rematch would have been categorized as a drastic improvement. And yet even with… Keep Reading

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona v. Juventus Barça starts off the Champions League group stage with a mouth-watering fixture.

The Fixture The Blaugrana begin their 2017-18 Champions League campaign with a massive game against the team that knocked them out of the competition in the quarterfinals last season. Juventus held Barcelona scoreless across two legs last season, with Paulo Dybala scoring two crucial goals in Turin to give Juve license to park the bus… Keep Reading

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Messi’s Brace Powers Barça Past Alaves Two matches, two 2-0 victories for Ernesto Valverde's men.

Barcelona’s first two games La Liga games under Ernesto Valverde, both 2-0 victories, have had similar patterns. Mounds of possession, little breathing room for the opposition’s midfield, Lionel Messi taking loads of shots and very few clear cut chances for either team. Against Alaves, Barcelona kept the ball for as long as they pleased throughout… Keep Reading

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Match Preview: FC Barcelona v. Alaves The Blaugrana travel to the Mendizorrotza for their first away fixture of the season.

The fixture While all of the attention is on Ousmane Dembélé’s impending arrival at the Nou Camp and final pursuits of Philippe Coutinho and Jean-Michael Seri, Barcelona has a tricky fixture away to Alaves to get through before a number of players are released for the first international break of the season. The opponent When… Keep Reading

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