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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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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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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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