Barcelona held 10-man Sevilla as their woes continue

Barcelona ended a torrid 2021 in disappointing fashion with a La Liga draw at 10-man Sevilla. Xavi’s men failed to find a win that would have taken them up to fourth. Sevilla led following a training-ground move from a corner, as Ivan Rakitic rolled the ball into the area for Alejandro Gomez’s first-time finish. Ronald Araujo’s header levelled before half-time…

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Barcelona lose more ground after a draw against Osasuna

Barcelona were unable to bounce back from their home defeat to Real Betis last weekend. They also lost their Champions League elimination against Bayern Munich during the week. On Sunday, they drew 2-2 with Osasuna on Sunday afternoon at El Sadar. Nico Gonzalez opened the scoring for Xavi Hernandez’s side in the 11th minute with what was his first goal for the club. A perfectly timed…

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Joan Laporta returns as Barcelona president

Joan Laporta returns as Barcelona president

Joan Laporta has returned as Barcelona president for a second time after winning the club’s election. Laporta, whose central pledge was to keep Lionel Messi at the club, won more than 54% of the vote. Juan Laporta oversaw the appointment of Pep Guardiola as head coach in his previous spell at the club between 2003-2010. He succeeds Josep Maria Bartomeu…

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