Barcelona’s time under Pep Guardiola is seen as one of the best in the club’s history.
The Barcelona team achieved in numerous records in the five years spent under their former captain. One of those records was 11 successive victories in all competitions. The current Barcelona team, under Luis Enrique, have equalise this record after managing to win all their matches since the 1-0 defeat against Real Sociedad at the start of January. The incredible run of results has put Barcelona within touching distance of the table leaders, Real Madrid. They currently trail Carlo Ancelotti’s team by just one point.
Manager Luis Enrique, though, is keen to keep his feet on the ground as he says that these records mean nothing if the club does not win any titles this campaign. It was a forgettable last season after the team failed to win any major honour under the stewardship of Gerardo Martino. This particularly places a lot of pressure on Enrique. A major reason towards this impeccable form has been superstar Lionel Messi, who has been going from strength to strength in this period. This has taken away all the rumours about an impending departure. Messi is now only two league goals behind Cristiano Ronaldo for the season. Read more »
On January 11 of 2015, Barcelona sealed a hugely important 3-1 victory over Athletic Madrid as they defeated one of their rivals in the Spanish League and that match also marked the start of what was going to be a positive run of successive triumphs for Barcelona.
The latest victory of Barcelona was against Levante as the team of Luis Enrique claimed a 5-0 triumph and it also was the 6th consecutive victory for the squad that wants to get ahead of the table toppers Real Madrid.
Barcelona is going through a very impressive form and Luis Enrique is well aware of this but the Spanish coach of Barcelona wants his team to perform even better as the tactician took the chance to talk about his squad after Barcelona’s 3-1 victory over Villareal in their Spanish Cup match.
“We have seen different versions of the team as the season has progressed, but what a manager is always hoping is for his team to get better and better”. Read more »
Goals from Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez sealed the victory of Barcelona when they played against PSG in their last match of the group stages of the Champions League.
Surprisingly enough, it was PSG that took the lead at the 15th minute with an early goal from ZlatanIbrahimovic but the advantage did not last long as Messi equalized moments later and from there on out it was Barcelona that controlled the match and secured the triumph that allowed the Spanish club on climbing to the top spot of Group F with 15 points.
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