Jack of all trades, master of many

Jack of all trades, master of many. Sergi Roberto is a tactical advantage. His ductility and versatility is a blessing for the coach, who can use him in different role throughout the season, but even during a single game Sergi…

S e v i l l a v B a r ç a

Super clash tomorrow. At the Sánchez Pizjuán against third-placed Sevilla. Regardless of the proximity of the other games, if there’s one match in which we can’t rotate, that’s tomorrow’s. We should go with our strongest XI. But what’s our strongest…

One of the main novelties

One of the main novelties once the league returns will be the use of substitutions. As in the Bundesliga, each team will be allowed to make 5 substitutions, which will have to be separated into a maximum of 3 different…

Hall of Fame

Almost certainly the best Barça left-back in history before Sergi Barjuán and Jordi Alba appeared. Born in Asturias in 1958, Julio Alberto came through the ranks of Atlético de Madrid, but, after not managing enough playtime with the Rojiblancos, he…

New victim

The shyness caused by the magnitude of a transatlantic like Barcelona has a new victim. A victim that was previously renowned for being the complete opposite to shy on the pitch: expressive, extroverted. Frenkie de Jong has fallen into transparency,…

Mental speed

Speed is defined as ‘the rate at which someone or something moves’. In football, there are several types of speed. Analyst and former Madrid manager Jorge Valdano grouped them into three different categories: 1 · Translation speed | This is…

Tactics

On Saturday we want to get back to winning ways after two disappointing results but, while we will host them at the Camp Nou, our rivals are one of the toughest we could face at present. Not only are they…