Granada 2-0 FC Barcelona: Beaten in Andalusia | FC Barcelona
After suffering 2-0 defeat at Granada, Barça are still looking for their first away win in La Liga 2019/20. A goal right at the very start of the game and a penalty in the second half undid the blaugrana at the Nuevo los Cármenes, and means the newly promoted home side will be spending Saturday sitting on top of the league table.
Sources: Barca losing confidence in Valverde | ESPN
A number of Barcelona players have begun to lose confidence in coach Ernesto Valverde following the club’s disappointing start to the season, various sources have told ESPN. Saturday’s surprise 2-0 loss to Granada signalled Barca’s worst start to a top-flight season in Spain in 25 years. They have lost two of their opening five matches and have just seven points on the board.
Barcelona loss at Granada seals worst start in 25 years | Goal
Barcelona have made their worst start to a La Liga season for 25 years after falling to a 2-0 loss away to promoted Granada. The Spanish champions have taken a single point from their three away games this season, failing to win any of their past seven matches on the road in all competitions.
Suarez eyes difficult season after ‘worrying’ loss | ESPN
Luis Suarez said Barcelona are anticipating a “long and complicated” season after their “worrying” loss to newly promoted Granada on Saturday. Granada moved to the top of La Liga thanks to the result, with goals from Ramon Azeez and Alvaro Vadillo in each half helping them seal a 2-0 win at the Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes.
Valverde accepts responsibility for Barcelona’s worst start in 25 years | Goal
Ernesto Valverde admits he is to blame for Barcelona’s poor form after Saturday’s 2-0 loss at Granada confirmed their worst La Liga start in 25 years. Barca went down to goals from Ramon Azeez and Alvaro Vadillo as the promoted side moved top of the table, with Valverde’s men seventh after five games.
Villarreal B 0-1 Barça B: Win away to the leaders | FC Barcelona
Barça B picked up all three points at the home of Division 2B leaders Villarreal B on Saturday afternoon, the goal coming from a Monchu free kick. The second win of the season was also the first defeat for the Villarreal reserves and moves the blaugrana up to eight points.