Connect with us

Barça News

Watch: Barcelona 2-1 Real Sociedad, Match Review

Pablo Woolls-Blanco

Published

on

Barcelona seal a huge 3 points in La Liga, as they overcome leaders Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou, in what was an intense and thrilling encounter. Barcelona dominated the first half, and found themselves 2-1 up at half-time, but were forced to do a whole heap of defending in the second period before sealing all 3 points.

Another positive after last night’s performance will be Ronald Koeman’s side’s response to going a goal down, as we immediately bounced back and had a deserved lead at half-time. In addition, despite heavy pressure from ‘La Real’ in the second half, Barça held strong at the back with some impressive defensive performances, with Ronald Araújo starring once more.

On a final note, Barça youngster Pedri simply must be mentioned, as the eighteen-year-old was absolutely fundamental to the good things Barcelona did in the first half and stopped a certain goal in the second, by essentially throwing his body on the line.

My passion has always been football. Not just playing football, but also watching, analysing and talking about it. Football is my life. It’s what I wake up thinking about and go to bed worrying about. Although I love playing football, it is watching, analysing and sharing my thoughts on the game that inspires me. I began sharing my opinions on my YouTube channel from a very young age, and I am now delighted to be part of this fantastic team at Barça Universal. Barça is a huge part of my life and will always be. Força Barça!

Advertisement

Barça News

Just in: Neymar’s entourage confirms renewal with PSG as he ‘likes the project’

Udhav Arora

Published

on

Photo via Imago

Fabrizio Romano has broken huge news as part of Neymar’s contract situation with Paris Saint-Germain, which all but officially announces that the Brazilian will be staying in France, contrary to what has been reported recently. The report suggests that that he will sign his extension soon, which is bound to include a massive UCL bonus.

Neymar’s entourage have confirmed his decision to stay with the Paris outfit in conversation with France Football, saying, “Neymar wants to stay at PSG. He sees that the club is growing. He likes the project.”

PSG have, in fact, actually enjoyed success in Europe in the recent past. They reached the Champions League final last season, crumbling only to the unstoppable Bayern Munich by a mere one goal to nil. Since then, they have fired Thomas Tuchel, and hired Mauricio Pochettino, who inspired an incredible victory against Bayern in this season’s Champions League quarters. Spearheaded by Neymar and Mbappe, the capital-side hit the defending champions for three goals, conceding two.

Despite their lead in the UCL, they do not have a stronghold on the trophy with the likes of Manchester City, Chelsea, and Real Madrid still in the running. It becomes a lot more problematic when you realise their situation in Ligue 1.

PSG look far from comfortable in the league, which is a shocker to say the least. As it stands, Pochettino’s mean are in second place with 66 points, three adrift of Lille who top the table with one of the most impressive defensive records in Europe.

A season without either of the big trophies might force Neymar to have a change of mind, with the Barcelona project looking much more comprehensive under Joan Laporta. In fact, the new President might look at the Brazilian as the key that will allow Lionel Messi to stay at the club. We do the same rumours annually, so it is only fair if any of these ‘confirmations’ are turned on their head in the coming weeks.

Continue Reading