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Rayo tried hard but… Barça hit harder

Xabi on a winning streakBarcelona carried on their imperious form with a 5-0 demolition of Rayo Vallecano. Cesc Fàbregas broke up the Vallecano defence in the 20th minute, playing though David Villa who got on the end of the cross and scored an impressive goal, defeating the goalkeeper Rubén with a solitary touch.

Rayo had positioned its attack bravely, with the intention on rattling the supposed uncertainty of Busquets and Adriano, who have been re-positioned as central defenders following Barca’s defensive injury crisis. Villa’s strike, however, wiped out their plans. Continue reading Rayo tried hard but… Barça hit harder

Osauna v Barcelona

Osauna v Barcelona

Barcelona fresh from their 5-1 thrashing of Real Sociedad at the Nou Camp last Sunday look to continue where they left off an easy away win meaning you are looking at odds of 1/4 for a Barcelona win.

Osasuna have a monumental task in their first home game of the season, after being easily beaten 2-0 by newly promoted Deportivo La Coruna in the Riazor Stadium, where the Galician side showed that they have no intention of returning to the Segunda Division.

As for Los Rojillos, and their performance in the opening match they will be one of the sides fighting to remain in the top flight come next May despite their 7th place finish last season.

The question is not who will win this game, but how many Barcelona will score. Continue reading Osauna v Barcelona