Photo credit: Marca Ronald Koeman's Barcelona team has lost the first El Clasico of the 2021/2022 La Liga Santander campaign in a 2-1 defeat to Carlo Ancelotti's Real Madrid team on Sunday at the Camp Nou Stadium. Meanwhile, Xavi Hernandez has popped up in the shortlist of managers Barcelona could employ if the need arises.
Barcelona is one of the best clubs in the world and we have watched a lot of great players at the club. They are some legends, who have parted ways with the club over the past years, and I will be showing you the 10 players. Carles Puyol And Eric Abidal (2014/2013)
As speculation continues to swirl over who is going to succeed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after he would have left the club, Antonio Conte, Manchester United's rumoured most likely successor could be the club's Messiah. Why he may also pose as threat to other big teams' managers in the league will be discussed in this article.
Luis Suarez is one of the best forwards in the world and he has done a lot of great things for Barcelona, the Uruguayan forward is a Barcelona legend, he played together with former Barcelona captain Xavi Hernandez. The Uruguayan forward has decided to advise his former teammate and I believe that he is right.
Who's the best midfielder of the century so far? By the century, I'll take what you mean since 2000. It's hard for me to choose one, so I came up with a list but in no particular order. Andres Iniesta The versatile and inventive midfielder Andres Iniesta played an essential role in the Catalan side that won the treble in 2009 and 2015.
A popular saying in the football world goes thus "A captain is the reflection of a team". The greatest title-winning teams have always had a strong captain capable of pulling the team out of difficult moments and also establishing a presence for them during matches. These captains are classified as "On-pitch leaders"
Photo credit: goal.com Former Barcelona player, Xavi Hernandez, is one of the managerial candidates that Barcelona are considering in case the need arises to replace Ronald Koeman as the manager of Barcelona. Although reports have it that Xavi Hernandez has claimed that he is not ready to come back to Barcelona as a manager, with the current situation of the club, the most possible candidate is a legend of the club who understands its philosophy.
Following an all-night emergency meeting after Barcelona's 3-0 loss to Benfica, it was determined that Ronald Koeman would remain as head coach for the weekend match against Atletico Madrid. Even though several players, such as Frenkie de Jong and Sergio Busquets, have backed their beleaguered manager despite the poor results, Koeman is clearly on borrowed time and it is an issue of when rather than if he is fired.
Barcelona FC misery continued in the UEFA Champions League as the Portuguese club, Benfica defeated the Spanish La Liga giant by 3-0 goals on Wednesday night. This was the club back to back defeat in the competition this season having lost to Bayern Munich by 3-0 goals in the first game making it the club worst performance in the UEFA Champions League since 1973.
There have been calls from some quarters for the sacking of Barcelona coach, Ronald Koeman due to poor results and lackluster performances in recent matches. Barcelona is currently on poor form in both European games and home league matches. According to UEFA, Barcelona is the only team in the current UEFA Champions League that has no single shot on target after two matches.
Many great passers of the ball like Cesc Fabregas, Mesut Ozil and Xavi Hernandez are known for some of their awesome assists in football games. They all played in the UEFA Champions League at some point in their career, however, none of them was able to make this incredible list of players with four assists in a single UCL game.
Barcelona's concern at the moment is how to get a better manager who can help the team regain its position in European football. In fact, this is one of the reasons the club haven't sacked Ronald Koeman yet. The Spanish club have contacted some managers who have reportedly turned down the chance to manage the club at this moment.
Three things Ronald Koeman got right that make Barcelona to return to winning way against Levante FC
Barcelona football club of Spain returned to winning way on Sunday evening at Nou Camp, as they defeated Levante football club convincingly in the week 7 of Spanish Laliga Santander. The former Laliga Champions have not been at their best for the past few weeks, but they were able to put that aside today, as they defeated their opponent 3-0.
Cristiano Ronaldo started Manchester United's Champions League match against Villarreal and this made him the player to have appeared in the highest number of Champions League games. The appearance against the Yellow Submarines took his number of Champions League appearances to 178. The Portuguese superstar made his Champions League debut in 2003.
According to latest reports, Barcelona’s president Joan Laporta had made arrangements with a coach to take over management of the team before making a U-turn to back Ronald Koeman as Barcelona's coach. Ronald Koeman has been on the tightrope for weeks as Barcelona coach. The performance from the team this season under the management of the Dutchman are far from what is expected from the Catalonia giants and his position at the Spanish club is in constant danger, day by day.
Barcelona have had an inconsistent start to their new season. The Catalan club had a torrid summer transfer window where they lost arguably their greatest ever Player, Lionel Messi. Manager, Ronald Koeman is under pressure to deliver this season but he might not even see out the season with recent reports suggesting that Barcelona are considering giving him the sack.
Ater the club's dismal start to the season, Barcelona president Joan Laporta and his board are contemplating who should replace coach Ronald Koeman. As Benfica chopped his squad to pieces in a humiliating 3-0 Champions League defeat on Wednesday, the Dutchman looked a miserable figure on the touchline, and that result appears to be the final straw for Laporta, who has never completely backed the coach.
Numerous reports show that Barcelona president, Joan Laporta has already taken the decision to sack Ronald Koeman. Barcelona have had a run of disappointing results this season under Ronald Koeman, having zero points from 2 matches in the 2021/2022 Champions league season. This is their worst start to a champions league campaign.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta gave coach Ronald Koeman his backing on Saturday, saying the Dutchman deserves time to turn the club's fortunes around. Koeman has come under fire after Barca won just one of their last five games in all competitions, including a 3-0 humbling by Benfica in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Joan Laporta, according to Cat Radio, is undecided about appointing Xavi Hernandez as FC Barcelona's new coach. Since the defeat to Benfica in Portugal, the club president has had a busy week. This, combined with Barcelona's 3-0 loss at home to Bayern Munich, resulted in the club's worst start to a Champions League campaign in the past 20 years.