Barcelona are off to their worst start in a La Liga campaign since 2002-03 following their 1-1 draw with Alaves on Saturday. 

Ronald Koeman has seen his side pick up just eight points from six games so far with Barca currently 12th in La Liga and on half the points of league leaders Real Madrid, who have played an extra game. 

Despite winning consecutive Champions League matches, Barcelona have failed to win their past four games in Spain’s top-flight with their last victory coming on October 1 against Celta Vigo. 

Since then Koeman’s side have been held to draws by Sevilla, Getafe and Alaves, while they lost El Clasico 3-1 to Real Madrid last weekend. 

The last time Barcelona started a season so badly they ended the campaign in sixth – a finish Koeman will be desperate to avoid. Continue reading

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