Barcelona have not really enjoyed the start to the season which we were expecting from a club of their caliber. The Catalan club have won just three of their opening six La Liga matches (3 wins 3 draws), while they kicked off their UEFA Champions League campaign with a humiliating 3-0 defeat at the hands of Bayern Munich in Camp Nou.
Barcelona will go in search of their first UEFA Champions League group stage wins of the season when they lock horns against Benfica at the Estadio da Luz in Group E on Wednesday night. The Catalans ended a three-game winless run in all competitions with Sunday's triumph, but doubts persist over the long-term future of Koeman in the hot seat, despite reports claiming that the club cannot afford to sack the dutchman at present.
The weekend was a very special day at Camp Nou. Not just because of the win but because of the triumphal return of Barcelona's new number 10, Ansu Fati. Ansu Fati had not played at Camp Nou for ten months, yet he managed to bring everyone together much in the same way he did on his debut.
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Photo Credit: Twitter Barcelona played Levante 3-0 at Camp Nou today. The Catalans totally outclassed their opponents despite the fact they missed a lot of goalscoring chances.Barcelona young players like Gavi, Puig and Ansu Fati impressed the fans. Memphis Depay scored at the 6th minute of the game, he remains Barcelona's best player since Lionel Messi departed from the team.
Many things looked wrong in Barcelona last year and that was why Messi wanted to leave, things started changing for the better after the resignation of Bartomeu and the election of Joan Laporta as president. Messi was happy to stay back, but the club couldn't afford to keep him in Camp Nou.
Barcelona's new No.10, the Young talented Ansu Fati made a firm statement on his return to the Camp Nou. The 18 year old wasn't shy away from reminding the Blaguarana fans at Nou Camp of his quality, scoring the last of three goals in Sunday's win over Levante.
Sunday 26 September 2021, was a good day to be a Barcelona fan. Barcelona fans worldwide were over joyed when news broke that Barcelona young star, Ansu Fati had received the medical green light to play. Ansu Fati had missed 322 days of football with a serious knee injury.
Fati is the first Barça player to score in his first LaLiga game wearing the No.10 jersey since 1997
Barcelona return to winning ways in La Liga after beating Levante 3-0 at the Camp Nou on Sunday evening, as the Catalans giant played a great attacking football throughout the 90 minutes. Ansu Fati scored on his first Barcelona appearance in 10 months, after suffering from a knee injury back in November, one of the most unforgettable moments in Barcelona's recent history.
Embattled Barcelona coach, Ronald Koeman seems not helping matters following his comments over the abilities of players in Barcelona. The coach has been a subject of criticism lately due to the poor results and lackluster performances of Barcelona in recent matches. His comments that the presence of Lionel Messi at Camp Nou made other players better than they seem to be may further put his managerial job in jeopardy.
Ansu Fati made a strong first impression at Camp Nou yesterday, as Barcelona defeated Levante 3-0 to continue their LaLiga fixtures in 2021-2022. Of course, the Spanish youngster was subbed on in the second-half, and he registered a goal within his 13-minute stay on the pitch.
Today, Barcelona played against Levante as both sides were keen on a win. Barcelona locked horns with Levante at the Camp Nou as they were hoping to get all 3 points to climb up the La Liga table. The match started very well for both sides as they gave a stellar performance.
Ansu Fati marked his return to action for Barcelona with a goal after suffering a knee injury back in November. The Barcelona new number 10 carried the ball forward and sent his shot past Aitor from just outside the box to give Barcelona a 3-0 lead at Camp Nou.
Cadiz and Barcelona played a goalless draw on Thursday night in La Liga at the Estadio Ramon de Carranza Stadium as Barcelona now sit seventh on the La Liga league table with a game at hand. During the game between Cadiz and Barcelona on Thursday, Frenkie de Jong was sent off in the 65th minute after picking a second yellow in a four minute span with Barcelona still drawing 0-0 at Cadiz.
Just as some marriages are not meant to be, some couples bear the fangs of divorce for the rest of their lives. Lionel Messi and Barcelona's divorce is turning out to a huge mistake, with both parties not finding life easy after their widely celebrated separation on 10 August 2021, when the record six Ballon d'Or winner joined Paris Saint German.
The Champions League game is identified as one of the most entertaining European competitions which brings together different incredible clubs that ascertained a reasonable height in their league table. It features a lot of determined, skillful, talented, and promising players who have helped their club to maintain an acceptable position in their league tournament.
Barcelona return to winning ways as they easily defeated Levante in today's encounter. Photo Credit: Barcelona's Official Facebook Page The Ronald Koeman's team won 3-0 at home to Levante on Sunday afternoon, thanks to goals from Memphis Depay, Luuk de Jong, and Ansu Fati.
The crisis at the Camp Nou seems to have extended not just from the debt owed by the club, or the issues surrounding whether the players should take pay a cut or not, or even Lionel Messi departure but all seems to be about the coaching department. In football, mostly in the aspect of the mangers of the club side, their are different sides, or aspects to managers now.
Ahead of Barcelona home game against Levante in La Liga today, Ansu Fati was spotted at Camp Nou looking fresh for the clash. After many months on the sidelines, Barcelona new number 10 was included in the match day squad to face Levante today at Camp Nou as a wounded Barcelona will be hoping to return to winning ways in La Liga this afternoon.
The 2021/22 La Liga Santander season continues with Match day 7 this weekend and today, as many as five matches are lined up. The second game on the day will be played at Camp Nou where a troubled Barcelona will be playing hosts to Levante. After consecutive draws, Barca is surely desperate to earn three points at the Camp Nou today.
Apparently, Ronald Koeman may leave Camp Nou anytime soon, as the club have been planning to replace him in 2021-2022, if he doesn't turn his awful performance around. Of course, the Barcelona board are not impressed with his statistics since he arrived at the club, having played 57 matches with 36 wins, 10 draws and 11 defeats.