Xavi Hernández en un partido del Barça en LaLiga

THEY WERE NOT LEADERS SINCE 2020

Xavi leads Barça to the top of LaLiga 833 days later

Published:3/10/2022 - 00:05h

Updated:3/10/2022 - 09:08h

You have to go back to the pandemic season (2019-2020) to find the last time that FC Barcelona was the leader of LaLiga Santander. Two years and three months later, they're at the top

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On 21 June 2020, after the tie of the FC Barcelona against the Seville (0-0) and back victory of the Real Madrid in front of the Real Sociedad (1-2), went the last time that the Barcelona group was leader of LaLiga Santander. Of this, have happened two years and three months (833 days, to be exact). The culés have gone back to 'settle' and snatch the first position of the championship to the group madridista.

The Madrid won this League (2019-2020), the following carried it to him the Athletic of Madrid (2020-2021) and the madridistas went back to triumph in the past course, whereas the Barça saw far the possibility to contest it although it remained in the second position. In this campaign, the ones of Carlo Ancelotti had signed a start sensacional with six victories in the first six parties, but 'punctured' this Sunday in front of the Osasuna (1-1).

The White House has the same points that a Barça (19) that has escalado to the first position and that sees benefited of the difference of goals, that is quite significant. The one of the culés is of +18, whereas the one of the madridistas is of +11. Now, both teams will go in in a point in which each error will cost the triple... With the Classical just around the corner.

And it is that they will see the faces the next 18 October in Santiago Bernabéu in a party that can be decisive before the stop by the World-wide of Qatar. Before, the Barça will confront to the Celtic in the Spotify Camp Nou and the 'white' will live a derbi Madrilenian in front of the Getafe, both with parties of Champions League of by half. The requirement is maximum and will be it along all the championship, because the two want to win it.

The merit of Xavi Hernández

Although it is very soon to sing victory and the route is very long so that the Barça can have options to win LaLiga for the first time from 2019, it is necessary to recognise that the jump that has given the team since has been giant and that a lot of merit has it Xavi Hernández that it is changing him the face to the team and whose work has been more than remarkable, even when it did not bet 'swim' by him.

The regularity of the team will be key to dream in big in this season, but for the moment the feelings that has left the team give space to think that can go back to reign after several years starred by the humiliations in Europe and attempts fallidos in LaLiga.

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