Deportivo la Coruna earned a precious draw at Camp Nou to avoid the relegation and remain in the La Liga. It was Xavi's final outing as a FC Barcelona player, and he said after the game that the Blaugrana are the best team in the world.
Despite a 3-2 second-leg semi-final defeat to Bayern Munich on Tuesday, FC Barcelona has made it to the finals of UEFA Champions League, thanks to a brace from Neymar. The Blaugrana defenders made many errors in the game but coach Luis Enrique ‘forgave’ them as the ultimate objective was met.
Current form of FC Barcelona is very encouraging as they look certain to reach the finals of Champions League, while the enjoy a 2 point lead over Real Madrid. But, there are signs of internal turmoil at Camp Nou as Luis Enrique is thinking of resigning because of his ‘not so good’ relationship with superstar Leo Messi.
FC Barcelona are currently banned from buying any player from the market for breaking the rules of FIFA regarding the transfer of underage players. But the Blaugrana are still tracking many players in the market and one of them is Lazio ace Felipe Anderson. The young winger has said that he would like to move to a bigger club like FC Barcelona.
For the first time this season, Luis Enrique has a fully fit squad at his disposal and, barring the suspension of Jordi Alba, all the players are available for selection. However, the Asturian coach is not taking the challenge of Getafe lightly as he feels that the visitors are capable of creating a trouble for FC Barcelona.
El Clasico is fast approaching us. In the build up to it, we take a look at what approach Real Madrid should take to beat their rivals Barcelona.