Although Odriozola has had fewer chances to play in high pressure games given his club and youth, Lopetegui should not have ignored Roberto’s proven track record.
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Barcelona and Madrid’s Role Reversal
Barcelona’s purchase of Philippe Coutinho from Liverpool stoked the January transfer window into life. The Brazilian’s move from Merseyside was the latest in a number of expensive transfers for the Catalan team. However, one club that has remained unusually dormant this month is Real Madrid. Even though the capital side find themselves dangerously adrift of … Continue reading Barcelona and Madrid’s Role Reversal
Recap: Barcelona vs. Levante 3–0
Returning to league action for the first time in 2018, Barcelona faced 16th place Levante in a fixture the Blaugrana were expected to easily win. Outshooting Levante 16–9 and dominating possession, Barca did not disappoint and danced it’s way to an eventually simple 3–0 victory despite heavy changes to the lineup after the midweek draw … Continue reading Recap: Barcelona vs. Levante 3–0