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Barcelona Tactics

How José Bordalás is rebuilding Valencia

The former Getafe boss has quickly established his style, and has brought hope to a club in transition

Atlético 2-0 Barça: Tactical Review

Diego Simeone offered solutions, while Ronald Koeman continued to give his own team problems

Barça 3-0 Levante: Tactical Analysis

A narrow shape and hunger off the ball set the stage for a dominant win

Cádiz 0-0 Barça: Tactical Analysis

Ronald Koeman’s mediocrity at its peak, and then Riqui Puig happened

Barça’s loss to Bayern was not about a lack of talent

Tuesday’s result was another painful reminder that Ronald Koeman is not up for the job

Nagelsmann’s Bayern is scary in its simplicity

The Bayern team coming to Camp Nou isn’t full of tactical innovations, which is precisely what makes it frightening

Nesta recalls how he was ‘mentally destroyed’ by Messi

‘In the 10th minute I kicked him and fell to the ground exhausted’

Koeman to revert to 4-3-3 if he stays at Barcelona - report

The Dutchman will switch if he gets the signings he’s asked for

Will Koeman return to the 4-3-3 for the rest of the season?

The three at the back formation seems to have run its course

Koeman talks Messi, Dembele fitness and January exits

The latest from the Barcelona boss

How will Barça line up against Napoli?

Barça play the Round of 16 second leg at home

Moving in space: A tactical analysis of Barca’s win

A closer look at Quique Setien’s side

The build-up story: How Barca have progressed the ball over the years

A look at how Barcelona’s play has evolved

Aleñá and Puig: Missing pieces or missed opportunities?

Is there a future for the young duo at Barcelona?

Passes galore and not much more? A look at Barça’s midfield

A check on how Sergio Busquets and Co. have fared this season

In the past 5 seasons, no team has scored as many free kicks as Messi

Messi is without a doubt the master of free kicks

Tactical breakdown of Barca 0-1 Athletic

A closer look at Friday’s La Liga opener

How will Barça line up against Athletic?

The champions begin their journey at San Mamés

How will Barça line up against Napoli?

Will Valverde give us some clues about the team for Bilbao?

How should Barça line up against Napoli?

The penultimate preseason game should give us some clues about Valverde’s plans for the league opener

How should Barça line up against Arsenal?

How the Blaugranes can get the most out of their up-and-coming young stars

Barcelona-Man Utd: Tactical Preview (UEFA Champions League Return)

How will Barcelona manage the result?

How can Barcelona beat Villarreal?

How Coutinho might line up for Barca

Talking Tactics: Are winger/midfield hybrids the future of 4-3-3?

Luis Enrique was a revolutionary, I guess...

Barcelona-Betis: Tactical Review

The question is: how will signings affect the tactical picture?

Espanyol 0-3 Barça: Play By Play

3 points against Espanyol, a brace for Luisito!

Barça vs. Osasuna: Predicted Lineups

Who starts for Barça on Wednesday?

El Clásico: Predicted Lineups

Who starts on Sunday?

Juventus vs. Barça: Predicted Lineups

Who starts for Juve and Barça on Tuesday?

Barça's options to replace Rafinha

Barça now have a short squad for a very busy end of the season, and lose a key component of the team's new tactical system

Should Alba Play in Midfield?

Alba seems to be itching to play, but where does he fit in the 3-4-3?