Vital Football

Barcelona Looking to Set a Club Record this Afternoon

Barcelona Looking to Set a Club Record this Afternoon

This afternoon Barcelona take on their close neighbours Espanyol in a La Liga fixture.

It will be the third meeting between the two sides in a little over a fortnight after the two sides met in the Copa del Rey.

Barcelona go into this fixture looking to extend their lead at the top of the La Liga table.

They also have an excellent chance of breaking a club record at the same time.

If Barcelona avoid defeat, they would stretch their unbeaten start to the La Liga season to 22 games.

That figure would represent the best run in the clubs history and would take them a step closer to reaching the national record that was set, back in 1979 / 1980 by Real Sociedad, a figure of 32 games.

Talking about the clubs` possible achievement, Ernesto Valverde remarked at his pre-match press conference,

'It's a good statistic and it's positive for us.

'It means we're on a good run, although with regards to how I feel right now it doesn't tell me anything. We'll see after tomorrow's match.'


However, Valverde, despite Espanyol being 14 places and 33 points adrift of Barcelona in La Liga, will be acutely aware that it was our rivals who inflicted a first defeat since the season started upon Barcelona in that Copa del Rey quarter-final first leg.

But lightning doesn`t strike in the same place does it?

Vital Barca on: facebook

Vital Barca on: twitter

Join Vital Barca

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

Writer:St. George
Date:Sunday February 4 2018
Time: 12:20PM

Login to post a comment

Recent Barcelona Articles

Stats: Chelsea v Barcelona

All the stats from Chelsea (1) vs (1) Barcelona, Stamford Bridge, 20/02/18 19:45 Att: 37,741

Chelsea 1 Barcelona 1 - Post-Match Stat Attack

Following the hard-earned 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge, against Chelsea, we`ve delved into the record books and come up with a few facts and figures.

Champions League - Chelsea 1 Barcelona 1

An entertaining game, at Stamford Bridge, saw Barcelona come away from London with a 1-1 draw, as their Champions League campaign resumed.

Chelsea 1 Barcelona 1 - Managerial Chit-Chat

Barcelona left London last night with a valuable away goal in the bag, courtesy of Lionel Messi`s first ever goal against Chelsea.

Barcelona Social Media

Barcelona Archived Articles

Vital Barca articles from

Site Journalists

St. George
Editor email
Profile

Current Poll (see more polls)

MOTM v Chelsea (a)?
Suggested By: St George
ter Stegen0%
Sergi0%
Pique0%
Umtiti0%
Alba0%
Paulinho0%
Rakitic0%
Busquets0%
Iniesta0%
Messi50%
Suarez L0%
Vidal50%
Andre Gomes0%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Barcelona Results (view all)

Write for Vital Football