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FC Barcelona – Lionel Messi Needs His Teammates to Score

Posted on 6 Feb, 2014, by in Soccer

Even through Barcelona did get the job done for the most part, it was impossible to shake the feeling of slight disappointment from the overall performance and especially upfront, where Lionel Messi set up his teammates numerous times with comfortable opportunities that should have been easily converted. More

FC Barcelona – Alexis Sanchez Leads an Old School Demolition

Posted on 6 Jan, 2014, by in Soccer

There’s not always a need for Neymar or Lionel Messi to be on the pitch for Barcelona to be at their best. Alexis Sanchez in the best form of his career and generally playing like they couldn’t wait for the Christmas break to be over is enough to put on one of the most impressive performances from Barcelona this season. More

FC Barcelona – Neymar Left Stranded in Amsterdam

Posted on 27 Nov, 2013, by in Soccer

One of the more furious debates this season among European football affectionados is the Barcelona style. Changing, or the same? The 1-2 loss to Ajax that doesn’t really change anything came with the old style: Possession, midfield passing and more possession, but too much of the version from last season, that meant pointless ball movement, spiced with predictability. Neymar was the only one who tried something different, but he alone wasn’t enough. More