Tactical Analysis: Barca Claim the Title with a Solid 3-0 Win over Gritty Granada

For Barcelona, the final day equation was simple. Win away at Granada and the league title would be theirs, slip up and it would be Real Madrid’s. In the end, Barca did it pretty easily. They took a 2-0 lead in the first half against a defensively minded Granada before having to endure a tougher […]

Javier Mascherano’s Immense Contribution in Barcelona’s Crucial Derby Win

It takes a brave and selfless man to announce the following: “It’s obvious that, for Barcelona’s style, it’s better that (Sergio) Busquets plays than that I play.” But Javier Mascherano is a player who always puts his team first and undertakes whatever role his manager requires of him. And one who importantly understands his capabilities […]