Optimistic Champion Accompanying the Best Start of Barcelona

Optimistic Champion Accompanying the Best Start of Barcelona

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Barcelona continues to run fast, and it makes their optimism to win the La Liga title from the hands of Real Madrid getting bigger

Goaltren.com - Barcelona continues to run fast, and it makes their optimism to win the La Liga title from the hands of Real Madrid getting bigger. Unbeaten and leading the standings until the 11th week, it is natural that the Blaugrana is overwhelmed with extraordinary confidence.

In the midst of declining performance of the defending champions, Ernesto Valverde's troops continue to show their consistency. The best start, as good as the 2013/13 and 2013/14 seasons is listed.

If it continues like this until the end of the season, it would not be weird if Barcelona wins their 25th La Liga title.

Barcelona host Sevilla at Camp Nou on the 11th June of La Liga 2017/18, Sunday (05/11). Barcelona won this difficult game with a score of 2-1 and successfully secured three important points before the international break.

Paco Alcacer opened up Barcelona's lead on 23 minutes with his first goal in La Liga this season. Sevilla could retaliate through Guido Pizarro in the 59th minute, but Alcacer's second goal created by assist Ivan Rakitic on 65 minutes ensured Barcelona out as the winner.

Barcelona also has 31 points from 11 matches. The points earned Barcelona from ten wins and one draw. Together with Valencia (M8 S3) and Atletico Madrid (M6 S5), they have not even touched defeat.

Barcelona leads the standings with a four-point advantage over Valencia as well as eight points each on two teams from the city of Madrid.

Barcelona concoction Valverde managed to match the best start ever registered clubs in the 2012/13 and 2013/14 seasons. Two seasons, Barcelona also won 31 points in 11 Jornada early.

In the 2012/13 season, with coach Tito Vilanova, Barcelona also went through his first 11 games with ten wins and one draw. That season, Barcelona finished as champions with a total of 100 points, far ahead of Real Madrid who collected 85 points in second place.

The following season, Barcelona lifted Gerardo Martino as the coach to replace Vilanova. Martino was appointed on July 22, 2013, three days after Vilanova resigned due to health problems (and eventually passed away April 25, 2014).

That season, which is also the first season of Neymar after joining from Santos, Barcelona returns through 11 games initially in La Liga by collecting 31 points from ten wins and a draw. But that season Barcelona failed champion. La Liga throne captured Atletico Madrid with a three-point advantage.

11 Early matches Barcelona in La Liga 2012/13:

[Jornada 01] Barcelona 5-1 Sociedad
[Jornada 02] Osasuna 1-2 Barcelona
[Jornada 03] Barcelona 1-0 Valencia
[Jornada 04] Getafe 1-4 Barcelona
[Jornada 05] Barcelona 2-0 Granada
[Jornada 06] Sevilla 2-3 Barcelona
[Jornada 07] Barcelona 2-2 Real Madrid
[Jornada 08] Deportivo 4-5 Barcelona
[Jornada 09] Rayo Vallecano 0-5 Barcelona
[Jornada 10] Barcelona 3-1 Celta Vigo
[Jornada 11] Mallorca 2-4 Barcelona.

11 Initial matches Barcelona in La Liga 2013/14:
[Jornada 01] Barcelona 7-0 Levante
[Jornada 02] Malaga 0-1 Barcelona
[Jornada 03] Valencia 2-3 Barcelona
[Jornada 04] Barcelona 3-2 Sevilla
[Jornada 05] Rayo Vallecano 0-4 Barcelona
[Jornada 06] Barcelona 4-1 Sociedad
[Jornada 07] Almeria 0-2 Barcelona
[Jornada 08] Barcelona 4-1 Valladolid
[Jornada 09] Osasuna 0-0 Barcelona
[Jornada 10] Barcelona 2-1 Real Madrid
[Jornada 11] Celta Vigo 0-3 Barcelona.

11 Initial matches Barcelona in La Liga 2017/18:
[Jornada 01] Barcelona 2-0 Real Betis
[Jornada 02] Alaves 0-2 Barcelona
[Jornada 03] Barcelona 5-0 Espanyol
[Jornada 04] Getafe 1-2 Barcelona
[Jornada 05] Barcelona 6-1 Eibar
[Jornada 06] Girona 0-3 Barcelona
[Jornada 07] Barcelona 3-0 Las Palmas
[Jornada 08] Atletico Madrid 1-1 Barcelona
[Jornada 09] Barcelona 2-0 Malaga
[Jornada 10] Athletic Bilbao 0-2 Barcelona
[Jornada 11] Barcelona 2-1 Sevilla.

Against Sevilla, Lionel Messi playing 600th appearance with Barcelona uniform. The Argentine star is a player with the third highest number of appearances in Barcelona's history, after Xavi (767) and Andres Iniesta (643).

Messi also shifts Carles Puyol as a Barcelona player with the third highest appearance in the league stage. Messi is again behind Xavi (505) and Iniesta (421).

Messi did not score, but still, leads the list of the top scorer while La Liga 2017/18 with 12 goals scored.

Alcacer was the one who shone in the game against Sevilla with a two-goal drop. An important victory achieved by Barcelona from opponents who are not easily defeated.

"This is one of the best matches in the league," said Rakitic, as quoted by Barcelona's official website.

Meanwhile, Alcacer said: "We struggled to the end and stayed well." These points are very important and we really feel like a team, we have achieved something difficult, scoring in almost every game.

Until Jornada 11, Barcelona's closest rival is Valencia. Just like Barcelona, ​​Los Che is unbeaten and has also scored 30 goals in 11 games. The two most productive teams while ahead of two teams from the city of Madrid who each has 23 points on the 3rd and 4th steps.

As Rakitic said, Barcelona is now filled with high confidence to look at the next matches. Confidence, as long as not excessive, is usually directly proportional to victory.

If able to maintain optimism and consistency until the end of the season, it's unlikely there will be a team capable of blocking Barcelona steps to the throne of La Liga.

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