Spanish La Liga

Barcelona and Luis Enrique – Back to the drawing board?

9 May , 2014  

Luis Enrique

The Unsettled Catalans

As this season comes to a close Spanish giants Barcelona appear ready for change again.  Blaugrana are set to say goodbye to Argentinian manager Gerardo Martino after just one year at the helm.  ‘Tata’ Martino has overseen what may be a trophy-less season for Barcelona.  They were defeated in the Champions League quarter-finals by Atletico Madrid and lost the Copa del Rey final to Real Madrid.

The La Liga race is still on however and if Martino can lead his team to victory in their two remaining games they will be crowned Champions.  Atletico Madrid may again prove to be this years surprise nemesis for the Catalan club.  Barcelona face Atletico at Camp Nou in the final league game.  Presuming both clubs win this weekend (Atletico at home to Malaga, Barca away at Elche) then a draw will be enough for Atletico Madrid to claim the league title.  Barcelona have failed to beat Los Rojiblancos in their three meetings so far this season (two draws and a defeat). More…

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