The squad to travel to Kiev

The Champions League returns for match day four of the group stage. FC Barcelona visit Dynamo Kiev this Tuesday with a 9.00pm CET kick-off time, and will look to earn another victory. Barça have three wins in the three games played so far and want to maintain their unbeaten record.
Ronald Koeman has decided to call up 19 players for this match, which will be played at the Kiev Olympic Stadium. They are: Ter Stegen, Dest, Aleñá, Griezmann, Pjanic, Braithwaite, O. Dembélé, Riqui Puig, Neto, […]
The squad to travel to Kiev

Coutinho back in squad for Atlético v FC Barcelona

la Liga returns as a marathon of 10 matches in 39 days for Barça begins with a trip to the Wanda Metropolitano to take on Atlético Madrid on Saturday, kick off 9.00pm CET. For the clash against Diego Simeone’s unbeaten in La Liga team, blaugrana boss Ronald Koeman has named a 21 man squad with Philippe Coutinho back in the squad after having made a full recovery to a hamstring injury. 
The full list is: Ter Stegen, Dest, Piqué, Aleñá, Griezmann, Pjanic, Braithwaite, Messi, O. Dembélé, […]
Coutinho back in squad for Atlético v FC Barcelona

The era of consolidating global strategies arrives

The strategy of major sports clubs is to consolidate the global impact they have had in recent years. Most of the fans of each team are usually located in other countries, and fandom is no longer exclusive to each city. As brands, teams have had a scope that other brands could not have dreamed of. This was one of the biggest and most relevant changes that was proposed at the Sports Tomorrow congress by the Barça Innovation Hub. The question now is how to unite transnational fans. Among the […]
The era of consolidating global strategies arrives

Messi to play his 800th match with FC Barcelona

17 years, 677 goals, 799 games. These are some of the stats that Leo Messi has accumulated with FC Barcelona since he made his debut with the first team on November 16, 2003 in a friendly against Porto. The day when the most successful chapter in the history of Barça began.
Since then, Messi has racked up his appearances for the blaugranes. In total, the Argentine has played 799 matches for the club (741 official games and 58 friendlies). This Saturday against Atlético Madrid, he could […]
Messi to play his 800th match with FC Barcelona

Messi set to play his 800th match for FC Barcelona

17 years, 677 goals, 799 games. These are some of the stats that Leo Messi has accumulated with FC Barcelona since he made his debut with the first team on November 16, 2003 in a friendly against Porto. The day when the most successful chapter in the history of Barça began.
Since then, Messi has racked up his appearances for the blaugranes. In total, the Argentine has played 799 matches for the club (741 official games and 58 friendlies). This Saturday against Atlético Madrid, he could […]
Messi set to play his 800th match for FC Barcelona

PREVIEW: Atlético Madrid v FC Barcelona

Atlético Madrid is a starting point for a frantic end to the year for Barça. After the international break, Ronald Koeman’s squad will resume league duties at the Wanda Metropolitano. This match, being played at 9.00pm CET, is bound to be a worthwhile watch, and we take a look at certain aspects surrounding the fixture below.
Coach: Diego Pablo Simeone. As a coach, he has never been able to beat FC Barcelona in a league game. His record of 17 La Liga games against Barça has seen 11 defeats […]
PREVIEW: Atlético Madrid v FC Barcelona

SPORTS TOMORROW – Day 10

Football Analytics guide 2021 focuses on data context
For the second year, FC Barcelona -​​through the Barça Innovation Hub- have presented their annual data analysis guide that compiles relevant information and advances made in this field. They do this not only to promote its dissemination, but also to show new lines of work and research that can be carried out. The work will be available on the Sports Tomorrow platform, as will the conference presentations.
 Angel Ric, editor of the […]
SPORTS TOMORROW – Day 10

The lowdown on Atlético Madrid

On Saturday at 9.00pm CET, FC Barcelona are away to Atlético Madrid in one of the classic fixtures in La Liga. Let’s take a closer look at the mattress-makers.
Founded by Basques living in the Spanish capital (hence the name and the red and white shirts modelled on those of Athletic Club) Atlético Madrid is one of the biggest clubs in the world. But competing in the same league as the even more gargantuan Real Madrid and FC Barcelona means trophies have been harder to come by than one […]
The lowdown on Atlético Madrid

SPORTS TOMORROW – Day 9

“Artificial Intelligence will not replace analysts because it should never make decisions”
Joan Fabregat, Project Data Manager at FC Barcelona, ​​has chaired a discussion between Ivan Valle, Video Analysis and Sport Performance Systems Manager at FC Barcelona, ​​Joe Pavitt, from IBM, David Garcia, atsystems data engineer, and Kristine Stewart, from the World Economic Forum, on decision-making based on data and Artificial Intelligence.
Valle described the progress that has been made […]
SPORTS TOMORROW – Day 9