2019 Schedule

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2019 Schedule
12-4-3, 1st in Spanish Primera División
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2hSam Marsden and Moises Llorens

How Barcelona replaced Valverde with Setien

ESPN takes readers behind the scenes to reveal why Barcelona finally dismissed Ernesto Valverde, and why they put their belief in Quique Setien.

Bojan on Valverde sacking: 'Not enough' to just be competitive (0:52)
22h
Kobe Bryant talks soccer with Herculez Gomez (in Spanish!) (0:48)
1d
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1dAdriana Garcia

Xavi: Barcelona offer came too soon for me

Xavi Hernandez has confirmed he turned down an offer to coach Barcelona as it is "too soon" in his managerial career.

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2dAdriana Garcia

Messi: Ronaldo rivalry will remain forever

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has said his intense rivalry with former Real Madrid counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo will never be forgotten.

How Setien can get Barca back to their former glory (1:07)
3d
Why Valverde was never the right coach for Barca (1:25)
3d
Who are the favourites to win La Liga? (1:24)
3d
New Barca boss Setien wants to win 'everything' (1:38)
3d
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3dSam Marsden

Camp Moo: Setien goes from cows to Barcelona

Quique Setien said he is struggling to comprehend being handed the top job at Barcelona after spending Monday with the cows in his home village.

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3dESPN

Why my club could sign: Kai Havertz

There are some players every club seems to want. Here's why your club could make a move for Leverkusen star Kai Havertz.

Who is Barcelona's reported new manager, Quique Setien? (1:40)
4d
The last straw for Ernesto Valverde at Barcelona (1:42)
4d
Barcelona sacking Valverde 'a little harsh' (1:09)
4d
Should Valverde leave Barca after the club approached Xavi? (2:05)
5d
Burley: Time for Griezmann to step up in Suarez's absence (1:53)
5d
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5dSam Marsden and Moises Llorens

Sources: Suarez surgery has Barca in need of forward

Barcelona are weighing up signing a striker in January amid fears Luis Suarez could be out for as long as three months, sources have told ESPN.

RankingsSpanish Primera División

Goal Difference261st
Goals Scored491st
Assists371st
Goals Conceded23Tied-6th