Match Review (Part 1) – Barcelona 5-0 Villarreal: The Triple Point

We only had one defender, Abi – besides Andreu – so we decided to play this way, with a lot of ball circulation. – Pep Guardiola, post-match comment Breathtaking.  Where to end?  I could write about this match forever. We most often think of water as a fluid.  But that isn’t necessarily so.  Only under… Continue reading Match Review (Part 1) – Barcelona 5-0 Villarreal: The Triple Point

European Super Cup Match Review – Barcelona 2-0 Porto: Barça’s New Dimensions of Play

Barcelona wins its twelfth major trophy under Pep Guardiola, who is now the most decorated manager in club history, surpassing Johan Cruyff’s Dream Team era mark.  Xavi wins his eighteenth major piece of silver, making him the most decorated player in club history. Cruyff and Guardiola.  Guardiola and Xavi.  History making itself new again. And… Continue reading European Super Cup Match Review – Barcelona 2-0 Porto: Barça’s New Dimensions of Play