Away failures resolved
The win in Pamplona was one more at a ground where last season Barça failed to win, following the successes earlier this campaign at the Calderón, San Mamés and the Juegos Mediterraneos.
Last season’s defeat at the Vicente Calderon and the draws in Pamplona, Bilbao and Almeria
have been reversed in the first seven games on the road this time around, with wins at all the
Success in Madrid
Last season’s only league defeat came away to Atletico Madrid,
with Ibra’s goal not enough to better the two from Forlan and Simao, but this season
Guardiola’s men got their revenge in week three, reversing the score line thanks to goals
from Messi and Piqué.
Draws to wins
Similarly, last season’s draws in Almeria (2-2), Bilbao(1-1) and
Pamplona(1-1) have been amply turned on their heads with the 0-8, 1-3 and 0-3 wins.