Barcelona

Barcelona

2nd in Spanish LALIGA
Can Barcelona ever close the gap to Clasico rivals, Real Madrid? Can Barcelona ever close the gap to Clasico rivals, Real Madrid?

Last season, Barcelona won LaLiga over Real Madrid by a considerable margin; this season, the tables have turned dramatically. With Barca suddenly in crisis, what would it take for them to catch up?

How to watch El Clásico: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona on ESPN How to watch El Clásico: Real Madrid vs. Barcelona on ESPN

It's time for another edition of El Clasico! Will Real Madrid or Barcelona emerge triumphant? Check out how to watch the action on ESPN+ now.

Is Rafa Marquez the best option, or the cheapest option for Barcelona? Is Rafa Marquez the best option, or the cheapest option for Barcelona?

Herculez Gomez isn't convinced that Rafa Marquez is the best candidate to replace Xavi at Barcelona.

Group condemns 'humiliating searches' by Barcelona security Group condemns 'humiliating searches' by Barcelona security

The director of a group that advocates for female sports fans says she and other Paris Saint-Germain supporters were subjected to "abusive" searches while entering Barcelona's stadium for a Champions League match earlier this week.

Transfer Talk: Man City to battle Barcelona for Olmo Transfer Talk: Man City to battle Barcelona for Olmo

Manchester City are prepared to fight Barcelona for the services of Dani Olmo. Transfer Talk has the latest.

UEFA fines Barcelona for fans' Nazi salutes, racist gestures UEFA fines Barcelona for fans' Nazi salutes, racist gestures

Barcelona were fined €25,000 ($26,600) by UEFA on Thursday for Nazi salutes and racist gestures by fans at a Champions League game against Paris Saint-Germain last week.

Champions League talking points: Are PSG a team now? Was Xavi wrong? Champions League talking points: Are PSG a team now? Was Xavi wrong?

With the four Champions League semifinalists now set, Gab Marcotti, Mark Ogden and Julien Laurens give their takes on the quarterfinal matches.

Transfer Talk: Barça, Chelsea to battle for Roma's Dybala Transfer Talk: Barça, Chelsea to battle for Roma's Dybala

Barcelona and Chelsea are among a number of clubs tracking Roma and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala. Transfer Talk has the latest.

Champions League exit shows Xavi was right: He needs to leave Barca Champions League exit shows Xavi was right: He needs to leave Barca

Xavi's long relationship with Barcelona as a player and now manager shows how much he cares about the club, which is exactly why he's making the right call to step down as manager.

Rafa Márquez emerges as candidate for Barcelona job - sources Rafa Márquez emerges as candidate for Barcelona job - sources

Former Mexico international Rafa Márquez is now seen as one of the candidates to replace Xavi Hernández as Barcelona coach, despite only being considered as an interim option two months ago, a source has told ESPN.

LALIGA Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Real Madrid 31 +47 78
2 Barcelona 31 +28 70
3 Girona 31 +24 65
4 Atlético Madrid 31 +23 61
5 Athletic Club 31 +22 57
6 Real Sociedad 31 +12 50
7 Valencia 31 +2 47
8 Real Betis 31 +1 45
9 Villarreal 31 -5 39
10 Getafe 31 -6 39
11 Osasuna 31 -8 39
12 Las Palmas 31 -6 37
13 Sevilla 31 -5 34
14 Alavés 31 -12 32
15 Mallorca 31 -11 31
16 Rayo Vallecano 31 -13 31
17 Celta Vigo 31 -13 28
18 Cádiz 31 -20 25
19 Granada 31 -28 17
20 Almería 31 -32 14
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
9 Robert Lewando.. 13 28 8
14 João Félix 7 24 3
7 Ferran Torres 7 23 2

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
9 Robert Lewando.. 8 28 13
11 Raphinha 7 23 5
22 Ilkay Gündogan.. 6 30 5