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Commentary and analysis of FC Barcelona, on and off the pitch. Made by FCB fans in Spain, USA, and UK for FCB fans around the world.


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Commentary and analysis of FC Barcelona, on and off the pitch. Made by FCB fans in Spain, USA, and UK for FCB fans around the world.





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Our Favorite Clásicos

In today's episode, keeping it light and breezy and talk about some of our favorite Clásicos. Wanted to highlight some of our best and fun memories from this worldwide sporting event. Grab your EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal by going to to get a Huge Discount off your NordVPN Plan + a bonus gift It’s completely risk-free with Nord’s 30-day money-back guarantee! Join Our Patreon Community! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit


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Barca's Hard-Fought Victory, Lewandowski's Struggle, and Wage Bill Concerns

On today's show, we're kicking things off with a recap of Barca's tough 1-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao at San Mames. Marc-André ter Stegen was named man of the match after making three crucial saves under pressure all night long. But what's the deal with Lewandowski? He's been struggling to find his groove lately and continues to miss the mark. We'll be digging into how he can regain his confidence and start dominating on the field again. Plus, we'll be taking some questions from our...


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Barca's Youth Dilemma: Criticism, Exciting Prospects, and a Preview of Athletic Bilbao Clash

In today's episode, we give an update on the Barca youths as well as a preview of FCB's upcoming match against Athletic Bilbao. The departure of Ilias and Victor Barbera, who are leaving for free this summer, is criticized as bad business, and the La Masia director is under scrutiny for this. Troy goes over some of the youth players he is excited about and how Barca should change their policy when it comes to loaning players. With the men headed to Bilbao this weekend, how are you feeling...


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USA Penyes Barca Tour: Observations on FCB Men's and Femení Matches

Gabriel shares his experiences attending both the Femení and men's matches during his weekend trip to Barcelona in today's episode. He provides insights into his live match experience and highlights the standout players he observed. The women's team, led by goals from Oshoala, Salma, and Caroline Graham Hansen, secured a 5-0 victory over Villarreal. In the men's match, despite only scoring one goal from Raphinha, Barcelona managed to grind out another 3 points, extending their lead at the...


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Araujo's Defensive Brilliance In Barca's Clásico Victory

In today's episode, Troy and Gabriel dive into the latest Copa del Rey semi-final match between Barcelona and Real Madrid. Barcelona came out on top with a 1-0 victory, thanks to an own goal by Real Madrid after Franck Kessie's brilliant counter-attack. But it was Ronald Araujo who stole the show with his outstanding defensive performance, nullifying Vinicius Jr.'s threat and helping Barcelona keep a clean sheet. We also analyze Xavi's coaching performance, examining his success in the...


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The FIFA Best Awards Drama and Clásico Preview: Alexia Putellas Makes History, David Alaba's Controversial Vote, and Xavi's Injury-Plagued Barca Under Pressure

In today's episode, Gabriel and Troy discuss the FIFA Best Awards, as Alexia Putellas has won FIFA's award for the best female football player for the second time in a row. She played a crucial role in Barca's treble victory in the 2021/22 season, scoring 43 goals and providing 23 assists. Real Madrid defender David Alaba faced criticism and racist abuse on social media for not voting for Karim Benzema during the FIFA The Best voting process, but he explained that he voted for Messi as part...


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Barcelona's Disappointing Loss to Almeria; Xavi's Call for Solutions

In today's episode, Barcelona suffered a lackluster performance, losing to Almeria, which Xavi labeled as the team's worst of the season. Despite having over 70% of the ball, they lacked intensity, passion, and a game plan, only managing one shot on target. Barcelona's attack is a concern, with several players not performing, and they resorted to an unsuccessful tactic of firing crosses into the box. Xavi needs to find solutions to win all types of games, and his poor performance cannot be...


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Analyzing Barca's Latest European Elimination and Standout Performances from De Jong and Balde

In today's episode, we dive into Barcelona's latest European elimination at the hands of Manchester United. Xavi had a disappointing European night despite a strong first-half plan against Manchester United, with his substitutions being criticized. Meanwhile, Frenkie De Jong had a standout performance in the first half, solving problems and making quick decisions, although he was at fault for Fred's equalizer. Another bright spot for Barcelona was Alejandro Balde, who is quickly becoming one...


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Barcelona's Crucial Europa League Match Against Manchester United, Will Xavi Feel the Heat?

In today's episode of Barca Talk, we delve into Thursday night's Europa League match as Barcelona travels to Manchester. Is there pressure on Xavi if FC Barcelona are eliminated tomorrow night? We also discuss the potential lineup and game plan for Barcelona's match against Manchester United, including the absence of Gavi and Pedri, Busquets' return from injury, and the choice between Balde or Alba for left back. Finally, we consider the outcome and direction of the team, and whether they...


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Ferran's Performance and Barcelona's Victory against Cádiz

In today's episode of Barca Talk, FC Barcelona emerged victorious 2-0 against Cádiz at the Spotify Camp Nou. The winning goals were scored by Barça in the final moments of the first half. Despite playing well and having several late chances, Cádiz failed to score against Barça, who held on to secure three valuable points. Additionally, Ferran Torres put up an impressive performance, displaying dynamic and incisive play, which won him acclaim from Xavi and his teammates. His improved form...


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Exploring the Explosive Referee Scandal and the Nail-Biting Europa League Match Against Manchester United

Hold on tight because we're in for a ride with not one but two explosive topics. First up is a referee scandal in which FC Barcelona is accused of paying a staggering 1.5 million euros to secure "neutral" treatment from the company of a former La Liga referee. But hold up, Barcelona isn't taking this lying down, and they're denying any wrongdoing, threatening legal action, and risking stringent penalties if found guilty. We're talking about Barca's nail-biting match against Manchester United...


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Get Ready for the Epic Showdown: Manchester United vs Barcelona

In today's episode, we are getting hyped for one of the biggest football matches of the year! Joining Gabriel is Troy Cadotte as they gear up for Thursday night's showdown at the iconic Camp Nou stadium between Manchester United and Barcelona. These two legendary teams have clashed 13 times in the past, with Barcelona coming out on top in six matches, while Manchester United managed to win three, and four matches ended in a draw. While Manchester United's recent form has been impressive,...


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Barcelona's Earns Its 11th Consecutive Victory As They Prepare for a Crucial European Match Against Manchester United

In today's episode, Gabriel discusses Barcelona's victory last night as FC Barcelona beat Villarreal 1-0, securing their 11th straight win and moving 11 points clear at the top of the table. They have kept 16 clean sheets in 21 league games and conceded only seven goals. Pedri and Gavi had a great match, with Pedri scoring his 7th goal of the season. Ronald Araujo performed admirably, demonstrating his status as a top European defender; however, he will miss the next La Liga match....


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Exploring La Liga: The Firing of Gattuso, Real Madrid's Team-Building Struggles, and Barcelona's Defense with Ben Hayward

Today, Ben Hayward joins host Gabriel as they discuss the latest news and updates in La Liga and FC Barcelona. They'll start by exploring the firing of Gattuso as coach and asking the question on everyone's mind: does Valencia have any hope for the future? Next, they'll delve into Ancelotti's second year at Real Madrid and the team-building issues that may be causing their recent slump. We'll also be talking about the dark horse of La Liga, Rayo, who is currently sitting in 5th place with...


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The Ansu Fati Dilemma: Will the Starlet Stay or Go? Exploring the Latest News and Rumors

In today's episode, we dive deep into the Ansu Fati conundrum, exploring the factors that have led to his current situation and what might happen next. With the decision about his future in his own hands, will a high offer be too tempting for him to resist? We also discuss the potential of Nico returning to Barca in the DM role and the possibility of the legendary Pep Guardiola returning to the club. It's an episode with all the latest news and rumors. Grab your EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal by...


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Barca Dominates with 3-0 Victory Over Sevilla and Femení Impress with 7-0 Win Against Real Betis

Barcelona continued their winning ways with a commanding 3-0 victory over Sevilla in La Liga. Despite an early ankle injury to Sergio Busquets, the team powered through, finding the breakthrough in the second half. With two more goals, Barça extended their unbeaten streak to 15 games and took an 8-point lead at the top of the league table. In other exciting news, the Femení put on a dominant show against Real Betis, winning 7-0. Goals from Geyse, Walsh, Pina, Oshoala, and Mariona fueled the...


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Alejandro Balde Shines as Barcelona Secures 2-1 Victory Over Real Betis

On Wednesday, Barcelona took the field for a highly anticipated match against Real Betis and boy did they deliver! But the real hero of the night was none other than Alejandro Balde who was named MVP after an outstanding performance at left-back. Not only did he provide the team with his fourth league assist of the season, but he also left Xavi in awe with his high level of play and potential in both defense and attack. Despite a late own goal, Barcelona held on tight to secure a 2-1 victory...


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Evaluating the Results of the Winter Transfer Window & A Look Ahead to the FC Barcelona vs Real Betis Match

Join Gabriel as he takes you through the latest developments at FC Barcelona. He will be discussing the recent registration of Gavi, the unveiling of his new No. 6 shirt, and the transfer of Héctor Bellerin from Barcelona to Sporting Lisbon. Additionally, Gabriel will give an overview of Barcelona's unsuccessful attempt to sign Sofyan Amrabat and preview the upcoming match between FC Barcelona and Betis. Grab your EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal by going to to get a Huge Discount...


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Latest Updates on Copa del Rey Draw, Barca vs. Girona, and New Signings

In today's episode, Gabriel gives a rundown of the latest updates in FC Barcelona, including the Copa del Rey draw, Barcelona's 1-0 win against Girona, and Arnau Martinez's standout performance against Barcelona. Plus, there are two new signings for Barcelona: Angel Alarcon has signed a two-year contract with FCB, and Irene Paredes has extended her contract with FCB Femení until 2025. Grab your EXCLUSIVE NordVPN Deal by going to to get a Huge Discount off your NordVPN Plan...


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Dembélé's Heroics and FCB Femení's Winning Streak

In today's episode, Gabriel discusses Dembélé's strong performance against Real Sociedad, as his goal was the difference in the Copa del Rey match. Barcelona advances to the Copa del Rey semi-finals with a hard-fought 1-0 win against Real Sociedad, despite Real Sociedad's efforts to mount a comeback with physicality and a change of formation to try and launch a late blitz to steal the game late. FCB Femení has amassed an unprecedented winning streak of 50 Liga victories in a row. Fridolina...