Valverde Barcelona Bilbao Tactical Analysis Statistics

The curious case of Ernesto Valverde and the Blaugrana blues

Well, that was the week from hell for Barcelona. Seven La Liga points dropped in a week. SEVEN! Starting with Girona, followed by an...
Gerard Pique Barcelona Spain Tactical Analysis

The reasons behind Gerard Pique’s sudden decline

Gerard Pique has had a horrible start to the new Barcelona season. The main man in defense was the direct culprit in most of...
Barcelona B Olot Tactical Analysis Statistics

Barça B outshine the Big Boys: Winning streak continues against Olot

At this point in time, the only FC Barcelona I acknowledge is FC Barcelona B. After a very eventful Saturday afternoon of football in...
Barcelona Leganes Tactical Analysis

Leganes shock Barcelona for the first win of the season

Who would’ve thought that the first victory of the new season that Leganes would find would be achieved over the reigning champions of Spain?...
Arturo Vidal Tactical Analysis

Analysis of Arturo Vidal’s first La Liga start

Arturo Vidal finally got his start for Barcelona in La Liga. The big Chilean was given a nod in front of Ivan Rakitić as...
Barcelona Girona Tactical Analysis Statistics

Barcelona 2 x 2 Girona: 10 men Barca fight back

FC Barcelona welcomed Girona to the Camp Nou in what was the third ever meeting of the two Catalan clubs. Girona had had a...
Barcelona Girona Opinion

A homage to the Catalunya Derbi

VAR? What is it good for? That’s no doubt been the question in the heads of the players of FC Barcelona today. In fact,...
Barcelona B Conquense Tactical Analysis

Hat-trick Hero stuns Conquense: Barça B find their rhythm at the Estadio La Fuensanta

Three points. That’s it. That’s the tweet. Barcelona B pull off an outstanding performance to bag a 3-0 win away to UB Conquense. Coming...
Andres Iniesta Vissel Kobe Tactical Analysis

Andres Iniesta: Vissel Kobe’s Galatico

This analysis of Andres Iniesta in Japan originally appeared on totalfootballanalysis.com We have already looked at how Barcelona can adapt without Andres Iniesta. We are...
Luis Suarez Barcelona Tactical Analysis Statistics

Analysis: Barcelona’s Suarez sized problem

When FC Barcelona signed Luis Suarez from Liverpool in 2014, there was no doubt that they were getting one of the best strikers in...