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A round-up of the key football stories from the weekend in Spain

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Sep-19 13:05 first published at 13:05 PM


FC Barcelona’s Lewandowski is on fire. Robert Lewandowski is quickly becoming the go-to man. The Polish striker is in excellent form and demonstrated against Elche that his goal drought against Bayern was merely a blip. He scored the game’s first goal, as well as the third, to make it 3-0 in the second half.
0-0 Amorebieta Barça Atlètic: A good draw keeps them unbeaten – FC Barcelona Rafa Márquez’s team couldn’t break through Amorebieta’s solid defending in the first half, which they dominated. The home team had more chances in the second half, but they were unable to score as well.
Jules Kounde: Xavi’s words were superior to Thomas Tuchel’s – SPORT
In an interview with the newspaper L’Equipe, Jules Koundé admitted that Xavi Hernández’s words were crucial in convincing him to sign with Barcelona and reject other offers that were more economically appealing and sportingly a safer bet.
Xavi chooses Frenkie de Jong to replace Busquets – SPORT
This season, Barcelona has played eight games. Sergio Busquets is crucial for Xavi, but the coach understands that he cannot play them all. He needs to rest at the age of 34. As a result, he did not play against Plzen or Elche. At Anoeta, he was also suspended.
Barcelona may sign Chelsea midfielder Jorginho on a free transfer next summer – SPORT
The transfer market is never quiet, and Barcelona is always looking for ways to improve their squad and make it more competitive in the future.
Next season’s white Barcelona away kit will feature a vintage badge – Football Espaa
Barcelona is expected to wear a new white away kit next season, the first time they have done so since 1978. However, there could be a catch.
After Barcelona’s victory, Xavi Hernandez emphasizes squad depth and team identity – Football Espaa
After a blip in midweek against Bayern Munich, Barcelona got back on track before the international break with a 3-0 victory over Elche. Following a sending off after just 15 minutes, Gonzalo Verdu hauling down Robert Lewandowski, it turned out to be something of a comfortable win.

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