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153 days after... FC Barcelona is again the leader of LaLiga

Published:20/10/2019 - 09:56h

Updated:20/10/2019 - 12:18h

FC Barcelona lived a big weekend in LaLiga, since its rivals stumbled and it assumed the lead for the first time this season. The catalans needed 153 days to recover the first position

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The season 2019-20 did not begin well for the FC Barcelona, that little by little has reacted and keeps well planted in the fight by the titles. It does some weeks that the Catalans achieved to initiate an important series of victories and his feelings have improved a lot, something that arrives just in time to take advantage in the two competitions contested to date before premièring the Glass of Rey and the Supercopa of Spain.

After the trip of the Real Madrid in Sound Moix, the Barcelona assumed for the first time in what it goes of course the leadership of LaLiga. The triumph in Ipurua leaves to the pupilos of Ernesto Valverde with 19 points after the dispute of the nine first days, one more than the ones of Zinedine Zidane, two above the surprising Granada and with three of margin on the Athletic of Madrid, that closes the zone Champions with 16.

In total, the culés have needed 153 days to go back to plant in the first place, in concrete the passed from the end of the past campaign. On 19 May 2019 they contested his last meeting like leaders, closing his career with a tie to two, also against the Eibar. The trophy, this yes, had tieed up mathematically weeks before, and his presence in the vitrinas of the Camp Nou was a fact.

This time without being in the high of the table does not blur the impressive register of the Barça of Valverde, that continues dominating the First Spanish Division with hand of iron. Since the extremeño arrived to the bench, his team has looked to the rest of opponents from the heights in 71 of the 85 days contested. Before beginning this new adventure, the statistics was even better, with 71 of 76.

The curious data is that the square barcelonista sum to these heights a point more than the past year, in spite of that it already accumulates two defeats and a tie in his pigeonhole. Athletic Club and Granada have achieved tumbarle, and Osasuna stole him two points in his visit to The Sadar. The valid champion does not want to more distractions, and it will be necessary to see if it puts the direct taking advantage of the doubts that in the last weeks surround to his rivals.

The Barça already looks to the Champions

With the dispute of the Classical postponed until further notice, the Barça already looks to the Champions, where pretends encarrilar his pass to the eliminatory phase. After empatar against the Borussia Dortmund in the inaugural day, the Catalans carried a fright in front of the Inter of Milan, but attained to win and share leadership with the Germans. His next aim is to follow adding against the Slavia of Prague, that insists in showing that it will not be the cenicienta of the Group F.

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