Yamal gana el premio al Gol del Mes de La Liga

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A lovely goal

Barcelona youngster Lamine Yamal was won La Liga’s Goal of the Month award for March for his stunner against Real Mallorca.

Yamal saw off competition from Real Betis star William Carvalho and Celta’s Jørgen Strand Larsen to net the award.

It was certainly a fine strike from the teenager. Yamal ran into the box, switched onto his left foot and then curled a great effort over the goalkeeper and into the far corner.

And here it is again:

The verdict is in!

Lamine Yamal wins La Liga Goal of the Month for March! #LaLigaHighlights

— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) March 26, 2024

Lamine now has six goals and four assists in all competitions for Barcelona this season after forcing his way into the first team under Xavi.

The teenager will be hoping for more before the season is out and has already admitted that the goal he would like to score the most would be the winner for Barcelona against French side Paris Saint-Germain in the quarter-finals of the Champions League.

El Bayern dice al Barça que está dispuesto a gastar 100 millones de euros en Araujo

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Big money

Bayern Munich have reportedly told Barcelona they would be willing to pay €100 million for Ronald Araujo this summer.

The Bavarian giants keep on being linked with the center-back, even though he has said he is happy at Barcelona and wants to stay.

Marca are now reporting that Bayern have not made an offer but have made a proposal so that Barca “can consider the possibility of selling him.”

Joan Laporta has said his club have already rejected big offers for some of their key players, including Araujo, and insisted once again Barca don’t want to sell their top stars

Of course, Bayern are set for a summer of change, with Thomas Tuchel stepping down and a new manager set to take over.

The Bavarian giants may well be tempted to refresh the squad, particularly as they look destined to miss out on the Bundesliga title to Bayer Leverkusen.

Bayern splashed out £100m on Harry Kane last summer but it seems they could be tempted to invest heavily again in the next transfer window too.

El Barça envía un mensaje a Kimmich sobre sus planes de traspaso

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The Bayern star’s future is uncertain

Joshua Kimmich has been regularly linked with a move to Barcelona but it seems like a move to Catalunya is not on the horizon any time soon.

Diario Sport are reporting that Barcelona have told Kimmich it will be “impossible” for them to try and sign him this summer as Bayern will ask for around 60 million euros.

However, the club are willing to make a push in 2025 if Kimmich is willing to hang around in Munich and see out his contract with the Bavarian giants.

The report reckons Barcelona are not ruling out the possibility of Kimmich one day making the switch but he will have to be patient.

Kimmich is not expected to renew his deal with Bayern, as things stand, and so could be available on a free transfer next year.

The Germany star has spoken about his future recently and insisted he’s not made up his mind yet what he plans to do.

“For me the situation is very clear. I have over a year left on my contract, so I’m relaxed about it,” he said.

“At the moment it is still unclear who will be our new coach from the summer. It is of course very interesting and important to know who it will be.

“My first priority now is to make this season as positive as possible, in the Bundesliga and in the Champions League. Then comes the Euro. Those are the things that matter.”

If Kimmich doesn’t renew then Bayern may be eager to sell to avoid missing out on a transfer fee. Barca may not be willing to join the bidding this summer, but there’s likely to be plenty of teams who will.

Yamal da espectáculo en el empate de España con Brasil

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A good night by the Barcelona youngster

Barcelona teenager Lamine Yamal caught the eye yet again with a superb display in Tuesday’s 3-3 friendly draw for Spain over Brazil at the Santiago Bernabeu.

The teenager was named in the starting XI by manager Luis de la Fuente, winning his sixth cap for his country in the Spanish capital.

6 – Just 16 years and 257 days old, Lamine Yamal will make his sixth senior appearance for Spain in all competitions (two goals in 223 minutes) and his third in the starting XI. Fearless.

— OptaJose (@OptaJose) March 26, 2024

Yamal went on to win a penalty for the opening goal of the game. Barcelona’s wonderkid did brilliantly down the right flank, turning Brazilian defenders inside out before being brought down by Joao Gomes.

Rodri converted the spot-kick to hand Spain the lead in the 12th minute, before the hosts doubled their advantage 10 minutes before half-time. Yamal was involved again, playing in Dani Olmo who did briliantly inside the penalty area before firing past goalkeeper Bento.

45 – Lamine Yamal’s numbers in the first 45 minutes against Brazil:

1 penalty won
1 assist
3/3 in attempted dribbles
5/9 in duels won
7/8 in passes completed
6 touches in the opp box


— OptaJose (@OptaJose) March 26, 2024

Real Madrid’s Rodrygo pulled one back for Brazil just before half-time before Endrick scored his second international goal in two games five minutes into the second half.

Yamal continued to threaten in the second half with De la Fuente unwilling to give the youngster a rest. It proved a good decision as Yamal was decisive in the closing minutes, producing a brilliant pass with the outside of his boot for Dani Carvajal to win a penalty.

Up stepped Rodri to smash home his second penalty of the night and make it 3-2 with just minutes remaining.

The goal looked like being the winner, but Brazil hit back deep into stoppage time to snatch a draw after Yamal had departed the Bernabeu to a huge ovation.

¿Qué hay detrás del regreso de Lewandowski a la forma?

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The Polish international will have a role to play in the Champions League and the Euros in the months to come

Robert Lewandowski is back on top in Europe for club and country.

Barcelona is on to the quarterfinals in the Champions League, and Poland is on to the European Championship this summer after taking down Wales on penalties.

The Polish superstar was the player of the month in La Liga in February, and he hasn’t slowed down since. He’s still three goals behind Jude Bellingham in the Pichichi race, but when you add in his eight assists, it could be argued that Bob is the most effective player in Spain this season.

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But of course, this is the best center forward of his generation that we’re talking about.

Expectations were always high when he arrived at Barcelona two years ago. Lewandowski may be in the twilight of his career, but he was brought in to lead the Blaugrana back to glory.

One things’s for sure, as Lewandowski goes, so goes Barcelona.

When he’s in a slump, Barca is too.

When he gets hot, everyone around him is cooking too.

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According to the man himself, the root cause of the turnaround for the player and the team has been the increase in quality and intensity in training. Xavi has added that nothing has changed in training except for the fact that they have more time together due to a kinder schedule in recent weeks and months. And with the increase in practice time comes the ability to train harder.

And maybe that’s the simple truth.

Rest does go a long way. Both physically, as well as giving the team a much-needed mental reset after a very challenging, and dispiriting, start to the new year.

Tactically, Barcelona hasn’t changed in the last few months.

There has been a bit of a rotating cast of characters for Lewandowski to play off, making it even more impressive that his performances have been so consistent.

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Regardless of the lineup, however, we have seen a more consistent display of energy. Both high up the pitch, with more balls being won by the forward and midfield lines, and from the backline.

In order for a center forward to get more of the balls in the areas where he needs it, you need for the team to be clicking on both sides of the ball in every third of the field.

The result has been Lewandowski getting better looks, and showing that he still has a killer’s eye for goal.

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So where do Barcelona and Lewandowski go from here?

His contract runs through 2026, and the club will need to decide whether he has a future at the new Camp Nou.

A lot of that will depend on what he can contribute down the stretch of this season. If his form continues, and he shows he can connect well with his Barca teammates, especially the young ones, who’s to say he can’t lead the team into a new campaign? It would be interesting to see him truly start to compete with Vitor Roque, who could also learn a lot from his tutelage.

It will also depend on whether Xavi comes back, the man who brought him in, and who has, for the most part, stuck with him through thick and thin.

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A new manager may have different plans.

Regardless, there is time for the 35-year-old to prove that there is still magic in his boots.

He’s already led Barcelona to a La Liga title, and topped the league in goals for 2023.

This season, he’s once again the best player statistically in the country when you combine goals and assists. And he’ll be determined to take Barca to the semifinals and beyond in the Champions League.

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For now, Robert Lewandowski is back, and Barcelona is too.

No one knows better than “The Body” himself that success is the result of hard work, never luck.

If Lewy sees the evidence in training, maybe it’s a sign that the team is going places.

And that the Polish superstar is just getting started.

El Barça no se da por vencido con Nico Williams

And the Spanish international wants to play for Barça

As Barcelona prepare for a transformational summer that will likely bring in a new manager along with the promise of a big squad overhaul to help the club’s finances, one of the club’s priorities is to add a young, high-quality left winger to the group.

Their dream is Athletic Bilbao’s Nico Williams, but their economic issues make that dream unrealistic unless a couple of big sales or another “financial lever” is activated this summer. But according to a new report from Diario SPORT, the Catalans have not yet given up on the Spanish international and are looking to find a formula that will make that signing possible.

The 21-year-old recently signed a new contract with Athletic but also included a €50 million release clause to facilitate a future exit, which could come very soon. That affordable clause has teams like Arsenal and Chelsea very interested, but SPORT’s report claims Nico dreams of playing for Barça and, even though he’s happy at San Mamés, he would welcome a move to Camp Nou if the opportunity presents itself.

Barça are looking to make a big sale this summer and the likes of Jules Kounde, Ronald Araujo and Raphinha have been constantly linked with leaving Barça on a big money move. If that happens there will be some major space created in the salary cap that would make a move for Nico Williams possible, and the young man appears interested in recreating his national team partnership with Lamine Yamal at club level as well.

Lewandowski fue visto cojeando después de que Polonia asegurara su lugar en la Eurocopa 2024

The striker seems to have a knock

Barcelona striker Robert Lewandowski was spotted limping after helping Poland book their spot at Euro 2024 on Tuesday by beating Wales in a penalty shoot-out.

Lewandowski scored his penalty but was seen limping after the game as the team went back to their hotel, according to reporter Dominik Wardzichowski.

“Robert Lewandowski finished the match against Wales with an injury. After returning to the hotel, he was limping, but nothing serious seemed to have happened. The captain was the only one who found a moment for the fans after returning from the stadium,” he reported.

It’s thought the striker has a thigh issue as he was seen clutching the area during the match and also had an ice pack applied at the start of extra-time.

Robert Lewandowski kończył mecz z Walią z urazem. Po powrocie do hotelu utykał, ale wygląda na to, że nic poważnego się nie stało. Kapitan jako jedyny znalazł chwilę dla kibiców po powrocie ze stadionu #WALPOL

— Dominik Wardzichowski (@dwardzich22) March 27, 2024

It doesn’t seem to be a serious issue but it’s entirely possible Lewandowski could be rested at the weekend against Las Palmas in La Liga.

The striker played the entirety of both Poland’s games over the international break, and Barca won’t want to take any risks with his fitness as they approach some crucial games next month in La Liga and the Champions League.

¡La mayor victoria de la temporada! El Barça venció al Nápoles por 3-1

El Barça brilla en Europa: Victoria contundente sobre el Nápoles

El Fútbol Club Barcelona se impuso con autoridad al Nápoles en una noche llena de emociones en el Estadio Camp Nou. Con un marcador final de 3-1 a favor de los catalanes, el equipo dirigido por Ronald Koeman exhibió un juego dinámico y efectivo que dejó a los aficionados culés extasiados.

Un comienzo prometedor: La magia de Messi se hace presente

Desde el inicio del partido, el Barcelona mostró su dominio en el terreno de juego. Lionel Messi, el icónico capitán del equipo, lideró con su característico estilo magistral. Con jugadas rápidas y precisas, Messi desequilibró la defensa del Nápoles y abrió el marcador con un gol espectacular. La afición enloqueció ante la genialidad del argentino, cuyo talento sigue maravillando al mundo del fútbol.

Resiliencia y determinación: El Nápoles reacciona

A pesar del gol tempranero del Barcelona, el Nápoles no se rindió y respondió con determinación. Con una estrategia táctica bien definida, los italianos presionaron al Barça en busca del empate. Su esfuerzo se vio recompensado cuando lograron igualar el marcador, sembrando momentánea incertidumbre en el Camp Nou. Sin embargo, la fortaleza mental del Barcelona se hizo evidente cuando, apenas unos minutos después, recuperaron la ventaja gracias a un gol de Antoine Griezmann, quien aprovechó un brillante pase de Frenkie de Jong.

La sentencia culé: Dembélé sella la victoria

Con el marcador a su favor, el Barcelona continuó atacando con determinación en la segunda mitad. Ousmane Dembélé, demostrando su calidad y velocidad, amplió la ventaja culé con un gol imparable. El Camp Nou estalló en júbilo ante la brillante actuación de los jugadores del Barcelona, cuyo juego fluido y ofensivo dejó sin opciones al Nápoles. A pesar de los esfuerzos del equipo italiano por recortar distancias, la defensa del Barça se mantuvo firme y aseguró la victoria para el conjunto catalán.

En conclusión, la victoria del Barcelona sobre el Nápoles no solo representa un paso importante en su camino en la competición europea, sino también un firme recordatorio de la calidad y el talento que posee este equipo. Con un juego brillante y una determinación inquebrantable, el Barça ha demostrado una vez más por qué es uno de los clubes más grandes del mundo del fútbol.

¡Confianza en Cubarsí! Las tácticas ganadoras de Xavi contra el Napoli

El legado de Xavi Hernández: Técnicas revolucionarias para el Fútbol Club Barcelona

Xavi Hernández, uno de los pilares fundamentales del éxito del Fútbol Club Barcelona como jugador, ha regresado al club como entrenador con un enfoque innovador y una filosofía de juego única. Con su vasta experiencia y profundo conocimiento del estilo de juego característico del Barça, Xavi está implementando técnicas revolucionarias que prometen llevar al equipo a nuevas alturas.

1. La importancia del control del balón: La esencia del juego de posición

Para Xavi, el control del balón es la piedra angular de su filosofía de juego. Inspirado en la tradición del «tiqui-taca» que caracterizó al Barcelona en sus años dorados, el entrenador catalán enfatiza la posesión del balón como una herramienta fundamental para dominar los partidos. Sus entrenamientos se centran en el control preciso, los pases rápidos y la movilidad constante, creando un estilo de juego fluido y vistoso que busca desequilibrar a los rivales.

2. Presión alta y recuperación rápida: La defensa como arma ofensiva

Xavi entiende que la defensa comienza en el ataque. Por ello, su equipo ejerce una presión intensa desde la salida del balón rival, buscando forzar errores y recuperar la posesión lo más cerca posible del área contraria. Esta mentalidad agresiva no solo dificulta la construcción del juego del adversario, sino que también brinda oportunidades para lanzar ataques rápidos y letales. La capacidad de presionar coordinadamente y recuperar el balón con rapidez es una de las señas de identidad del Barcelona de Xavi.

3. La evolución táctica: Flexibilidad y adaptabilidad

Si bien Xavi mantiene la esencia del estilo de juego que hizo famoso al Barcelona, también está abierto a la evolución táctica. Reconoce la importancia de adaptarse a diferentes escenarios y rivales, por lo que fomenta la flexibilidad táctica en su equipo. Desde sistemas de juego variados hasta roles polivalentes para los jugadores, Xavi busca dotar a su equipo de herramientas tácticas versátiles que le permitan afrontar cualquier desafío con confianza y astucia.

En resumen, las técnicas del entrenador Xavi Hernández están marcando una nueva era en el Fútbol Club Barcelona. Con un enfoque basado en el control del balón, la presión alta y la flexibilidad táctica, Xavi está construyendo un equipo capaz de deslumbrar a los aficionados y competir al más alto nivel. Su legado como jugador legendario ahora se fusiona con su visión como entrenador, prometiendo emociones y éxitos para el Barcelona en el futuro cercano.

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El Clásico: La Rivalidad Inmortal entre el Fútbol Club Barcelona y el Real Madrid

El Clásico es mucho más que un simple partido de fútbol; es el enfrentamiento épico entre dos gigantes del deporte, el Fútbol Club Barcelona y el Real Madrid. Esta rivalidad trasciende lo deportivo y se convierte en un fenómeno cultural que paraliza al mundo futbolístico cada vez que estos dos equipos se enfrentan en el campo.

1. Orígenes históricos: Una rivalidad centenaria

La rivalidad entre el Barcelona y el Real Madrid tiene sus raíces en la historia política y social de España. Durante décadas, el fútbol se convirtió en un reflejo de las tensiones entre la capital española y Cataluña. El Real Madrid representaba el poder centralizado de Madrid, mientras que el Barcelona se erigía como un símbolo de la identidad catalana y su lucha por la autonomía. Estos enfrentamientos trascendieron lo deportivo y adquirieron connotaciones políticas y culturales, alimentando la pasión y la intensidad en cada encuentro.

2. Duelo de leyendas: Messi vs. Ronaldo y más allá

El Clásico ha sido testigo de algunos de los enfrentamientos más épicos entre dos de los mejores futbolistas de todos los tiempos: Lionel Messi y Cristiano Ronaldo. Durante años, estos dos astros del fútbol protagonizaron batallas memorables en el campo, elevando aún más la intensidad de esta rivalidad histórica. Sin embargo, la rivalidad va más allá de Messi y Ronaldo; es un choque entre dos equipos legendarios con una rica tradición y una base de seguidores apasionados en todo el mundo.

3. Impacto global: El Clásico traspasa fronteras

La rivalidad entre el Barcelona y el Real Madrid no se limita a España; es un fenómeno global que atrae la atención de millones de aficionados en todo el mundo. Desde Asia hasta América, los seguidores de ambos equipos se congregan frente a pantallas de televisión para presenciar cada Clásico con la misma pasión y fervor que si estuvieran en el estadio. Esta rivalidad ha contribuido a la popularización del fútbol y ha convertido a estos dos equipos en iconos globales del deporte.

En conclusión, el Clásico entre el Fútbol Club Barcelona y el Real Madrid es mucho más que un partido de fútbol; es un choque de culturas, identidades y pasiones. A lo largo de los años, esta rivalidad ha alimentado la imaginación de millones de aficionados en todo el mundo y ha dejado una marca imborrable en la historia del deporte rey. Mientras haya fútbol, el mundo seguirá esperando con ansias el próximo capítulo de esta saga legendaria.