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5 Amazing Things Barcelona Have Done This Season

Jidonu Mauyon
ANALYST
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12.64K   //    17 Apr 2018, 13:50 IST

Barcelona v Leganes - La Liga
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In football, it is normal for clubs to have their difficult times. This is because life itself is not straight. As human beings, we are bound to take wrong decisions at various times. But, the ability to overturn difficulties and produce excellence is what separates the big clubs from the small ones.

Ahead of this season, the Catalans faced a lot of challenges. In fact, the club had a very terrible preseason. First, they lost their superstar, Neymar Junior, to Paris Saint Germain in a very complicated deal. The Brazillian was signed by the French club in a world record deal worth €222million.

That deal was followed by a lot of crisis in the club. While some people blamed the player for disloyalty, others slammed the board, claiming that they did not do enough to preserve him.

As if that was not enough, the Blaugrana faced another disappointment which made things even worse. This time, they were humiliated by their arch-rivals, Real Madrid in the Supercopa de Espana. The Capital club defeated the Catalans with an aggregate score of 5-1 to lift the trophy and added more salt to their wounds.

These developments put the club in a total mess and brought a lot of angry reactions from the fans. However, fast-forward few months into the season and the atmosphere is totally different. The Catalans have proved their critics wrong and gained the heart of their fans. They have made it to the final of the Copa Del Rey and are on course to reclaim the La Liga title from their arch-rivals.

Therefore, let us look at 5 amazing things the Blaugrana have done this season:


5) Overturning The Initial Crisis That Plighted The Club

Barcelona v Leganes - La Liga
Barcelona have proved their critics wrong this season

It is always tough when a club loses an outstanding player or an important trophy. Tackling a threatening crisis could be much tougher. However, facing these three problems at the same time is quite unimaginable.

Barca was so unfortunate to have experienced these difficulties almost at the same time. But, how the club managed to cope with these unbearable circumstances is a pure masterclass.

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Despite the challenges, the club was able to live up to its slogan and prove that they are truly more than a club. They quickly got things under control and worked together as a club. They started adapting to the season. Though slowly, they became one of the most dominant teams in Europe with their impressive results.

Now, they are currently on top of the La Liga table with a comfortable lead. They have also made it to the final of the Copa Del Rey.

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Jidonu Mauyon
ANALYST
Jidonu Mauyon is a football enthusiast from Nigeria, who writes for a lot of publications, including the likes of Sportainment, Cube Soccer, Give Me Sport, FootballXtra, and Sportskeeda. He is a great fan of Lionel Messi and he likes to write about Barcelona, Real Madrid, Manchester City and Liverpool. He also covers a lot of topics relating to the EPL, La Liga, Seria A and the Ligue 1. He has been doing great in the field, helping to intensify the passion for the beautiful game by sharing his opinions with his fellow soccer fans across the globe. His works have earned him recognition, notably claiming the Best Essay Writer award in the 2015 Milo Sports Writing Competition. To him, his followers are his best friends and he would go a long way to ensure that he keeps them refreshed and entertained. You love football and he does too, why not follow him so you can burn the passion together?
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