Levante 3-1 Barça: Winning run comes to an end | FC Barcelona
Both sides approached the early stages of this game on the front foot, but it was Barça who looked the most comfortable on the ball as they stroked it around the City of Valencia Stadium pitch. Some great interplay just before the quarter hour saw an exchange of passes between Sergi Roberto and Luis Suárez which ended with the former almost connecting with a header.
Luis Suárez injury news | FC Barcelona
Barça’s No.9 started against Levante (3-1), but was replaced by Carles Pérez. During his time on the pitch Suárez had one chance that was saved by Levante goalkeeper Aitor Fernández. The Uruguayan was unable to add to his impressive record this season of eight goals in twelve games.
Griezmann: Barcelona don’t have an explanation, but there’s a lot missing | Marca
Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann has come in for some criticism this season, with many supporters expecting more from the 120 million euro man, and Saturday afternoon was another opportunity for the Frenchman’s critics to come at him as the Blaugrana lost 3-1 at Levante.
Valverde: I’m not thinking about resigning, it’s just a defeat | Marca
Despite the calls of a significant number of Barcelona supporters, Ernesto Valverde has made clear that he isn’t thinking about resigning as Barcelona coach in the wake of a 3-1 defeat to Levante. There have been sections of the fanbase unhappy with the coach as far back as the Roma debacle, and the Anfield fiasco did little to turn opinion back in his favour.
Ernesto Valverde admits to concerns over Barcelona’s away form | Football Espana
Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has conceded that he is growing concerned about his team’s away form. He has consistently stated that La Blaugrana must learn how to win at difficult opponents in La Liga, but he was frustrated at full time, following their 3-1 defeat at Levante.
Big win for Slavia Prague before visit to Camp Nou | FC Barcelona
An impressive win for Slavia Prague ahead of their first ever visit to Camp Nou when they will take on Barça in Match Day 4 of the Champions League. The Czech side eased to a 4-0 win over Banik Ostrava to move on to 41 points in the table with another demonstration of their domestic strength.